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July 01, 2015 8:11 PM ET

Commercial Services and Supplies

Company Overview of WeatherBug, Inc.

Company Overview

WeatherBug, Inc. provides weather information services in the United States. The company operates and manages a network of WeatherBug tracking stations and cameras that are placed at schools, public safety facilities, and television stations to provide live local weather conditions, forecasts, and weather alerts. It also provides WeatherBug Smart Grid Solutions that offer load balancing and demand forecasting, demand response, consumer engagement, outage management, grid visualization/GIS, and real-time energy markets for the electricity power industry. The company offers online and mobile solutions to consumers; and WeatherBug API, an application programming interface to application develop...

12410 Milestone Center Drive

Suite 300

Germantown, MD 20876

United States

Founded in 1992

Phone:

301-250-4000

Fax:

301-258-5210

Key Executives for WeatherBug, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 55
Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President and Director
Chief Information Officer and Vice President
Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

WeatherBug, Inc. Key Developments

Accelerated Innovations and WeatherBug® Home Integrate Technologies

Accelerated Innovations and WeatherBug® Home are integrating their technologies to provide utilities with a comprehensive consumer energy efficiency platform that provides detailed, customized energy usage insight and encourages reduced energy use. It does so while also increasing engagement and improving satisfaction via interactive energy-saving tools. The partnership combines technology solutions from Accelerated Innovations and WeatherBug Home. Accelerated Innovations’ MyMeter® portal delivers advanced household energy usage statistics and consumption history, while allowing consumers to drill-down to understand their usage at 15-minute intervals. The MyMeter® portal will incorporate personalised home energy use insights from WeatherBug Home, which exclusively combines real-time, local weather data from its own sensor network with a home’s energy usage information to analyze how each home responds to the weather. With WeatherBug Home, consumers learn why their house 'behaves' the way it does in relation to the weather and how their home compares to similar homes. They can also see their forecasted energy usage for the next month and receive a virtual energy efficiency audit with customized tips for savings via a monthly WeatherBug Home Insight ScoreCard. Looking ahead, MyMeter® portal data will also be accessible via the WeatherBug Home section of the popular WeatherBug app for iOS and Android used by millions of consumers.

WeatherBug Launches Pulse API Data Feed Suite

Earth Networks is making it easier to get the weather information due to the new Pulse API. The Pulse API delivers data from the weather and lightning detection networks -- operated by Earth Networks - WeatherBug -- in addition to other weather sources, including the NWS and WMO. Pulse API offers data from the company's exclusive real-time nationwide network of 10,000 WeatherBug stations; cloud-to-ground and in-cloud lightning data from the Earth Networks Total Lightning Network; and forecasts that refresh every few minutes from more than 2.6 million locations worldwide. Pulse API also utilizes the performing models and quality-controlled weather data to provide the most accurate information. The Pulse API is a suite of data feeds designed for the diverse needs of novice developers with small-scale projects to large enterprises and research organizations requiring precise, accurate and reliable weather information: Pulse Basic: Starting at $20, it's the perfect option for students and aspiring app developers who need local weather data, 10-day forecasts and alerts from National Weather Service to complete smaller projects or to build and test their apps. Pulse Plus: Starting at $150, it's a smart choice for small- to mid-sized organizations developing apps and working on projects that require radar and maps, and data such as the UV index and air quality forecasts. Pulse Pro: Starting at $300, it's the choice for larger enterprises, such as research organizations, government agencies, and industries that include emergency management, utilities, aviation, transportation, and sports and recreation that must stay one step ahead of the weather with detailed maps and forecasts. Pulse Premium: Customized data feeds including lightning, Earth Network's exclusive Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTAs), and other weather information.

WeatherBug Unveils New and Enhanced Features for Android Phones and Tablets

WeatherBug, a brand of Earth Networks, has introduced expanded forecasts, enhanced information and new customization options to its app for Android phones and tablets. Plus, WeatherBug is also debuting a new look-and-feel for its Android tablet app following a redesign of its Android phone app, which was unveiled to users in spring 2012. Key new features for WeatherBug 3.1 for Android include: 10-day forecasts; new hurricane center and Spanish language support. While other apps provide weather data that's up to an hour old, WeatherBug reports truly live, local conditions every 2 seconds from very own network of 10,000 neighborhood-level, professional-grade sensors - the largest local network on the planet. Now WeatherBug provides the extended 10-day forecast - based on neighborhood-level data and fine-tuned algorithms - to help plan for the weather ahead. With one click, tablet users can also read news updates from the WeatherBug Meteorology Team. Users can select Spanish as the default language for current and extended forecasts. Exclusive features to WeatherBug include: spark lightning alerts and faster severe weather alerts. WeatherBug includes Spark, an exclusive feature delivering personalized lightning strike information based on device's GPS location, favorite locations regularly check, and on the spot where loved ones might be at the moment.

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