Company Overview of Pelmorex Media, Inc.
Pelmorex Media, Inc. provides weather-related products, services and multimedia applications to consumer and commercial clients. It owns and operates the English and French television networks. The company offers access to city forecast pages in Canada, the United States, and internationally; WeatherDirect, a customized email service that provides daily local forecasts directly to inbox; weather and radar maps; highway and road construction updates; traffic cameras; golf reports; and monthly and seasonal forecasts for cable and satellite subscribers. The company was formerly known as Pelmorex, Inc. and changed its name to Pelmorex Media, Inc. in September 2005 as a result of the acquisition ...
2655 Bristol Circle
Oakville, ON L6H 7W1
Founded in 2002
Key Executives for Pelmorex Media, Inc.
Founder, Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Managing Director of Spanish Operations - El Tiempo Previsto, S.L.U.
Associate Director of Corporate Development
Vice President of Commercial Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Pelmorex Media, Inc. Key Developments
Pelmorex Media Inc. Announces Weather Application Is Now Available Worldwide on Android TV
Aug 17 15
Pelmorex Media Inc. announced that its weather application is now available worldwide on Android TV, bringing detailed weather information to Google's new TV platform. Designed specifically for Android TV, The Weather Network Android TV interactive app allows for rapid discovery of local detailed and personalized content. Using groundbreaking Over the Top (OTT) technology, the Android TV app is the most recent addition to the company's rapidly growing app family and is a testament to The Weather Network's innovative and forward-thinking approach, solidifying its position as an international leader in weather apps. For Canadians, this TV app complements The Weather Network's existing app platforms, provides personalized and local weather forecasts, makes it easier for users to access their favourite weather content and offers up-to-date information for their region. Leveraging its multi-platform success with past weather applications, The Weather Network Android TV app provides users with on-demand access to new features that have yet to be seen on Android TV. With a click of a television remote, users have access to key weather data and alerts through a simple, dynamic and efficient user interface. Designed for an up to 10-foot TV viewing experience, key features include: IP targeted localized forecasts: Personalized and localized forecasts are available, showing current and upcoming weather conditions; PointCast technology: PointCast technology provides weather information as close as one kilometer of where are; Enhanced weather content: Current, Hourly, 36 Hours and 14 Day forecasts are provided for a user's favourite locations; Video gallery: A collection of video on demand clips, including a Global Force of Nature video series, showcase images of the latest active and major weather events happening around the world; User submitted content: Scroll through or auto play users' photos submitted from around the world; Weather, Radar and Traffic Flow maps: With support from pan and zoom functionality, users can keep an eye on up-to-date weather, radar and traffic maps; Voice control: Using simple voice commands, weather, videos and photos are searchable via voice activation.
Pelmorex Media, Inc. Announces Leadership Changes in the Areas of Monetization and Ad Sales
Jun 3 15
Pelmorex Media, Inc. announced that effective June 1, 2015 leadership in Ad Sales is restructured as follows: Robert Crawford assumes the position of VP Monetization, Planning & Development. Robert joined PMI 10 years ago and has held several leadership roles within the Company since that time. In this new role he will be responsible to coordinate the planning and development and support for the sales activities in each of market specific business units. Michael Viner assumes the newly created position of General Manager, Ad Sales, Pelmorex Canada. Michael has been with Pelmorex since 2012 in various sales management roles. Prior to joining the company, Mike spent several years at a leading Canadian Media rep house.
Pelmorex Media, Inc. Announces Weather Application
Feb 11 14
Pelmorex Media Inc. announced that its weather application is now available on several Connected TV models including Samsung, LG and Panasonic among others. Offering similar features as its popular mobile and web apps, The Weather Network Connected TV app provides users with on-demand access to detailed and personalized weather forecasts and content. Leveraging past success with iTV apps, strong industry relationships and consumer insights, The Weather Network team created a simple and efficient user interface rich in graphics and designed the app for a 10-foot TV viewing experience. The Weather Network Connected TV app allows for rapid discovery of content and is easy to use. With a click of the television remote, users have access to key weather data such as current conditions, hourly or 14-day forecasts and maps for their location to easily track storms. The experience can be personalized by adding up to 10 cities. Active weather alerts and warnings appear prominently in the app to provide users with quick access to the details. Available features include: Video: Global Force of Nature video series showcasing images of the latest active and major weather events happening around the world; Personalization: Add up to 10 locations, choose preferred language (English, French or Spanish) and unit of measurement; User submitted content: Scroll through user's photos from across Canada and around the world; Enhanced weather content: PointCast technology provides weather information for as close as one kilometer; ski conditions, hourly forecasts, weather alerts/warnings, a quick poll and maps.
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