Weather is perhaps the single largest external swing factor in business performance – responsible for an annual economic impact of nearly half a trillion dollars in the U.S. alone. However, accurate weather prediction is still an open scientific question. Different meteorological models provide different predictions for the same location. In addition to business, weather uncertainty also impacts our everyday lives, from commuting to sports and outdoor activities. This leaves everyone in an critical predicament: which weather forecast can they trust?
Weather ex Machina tracks the accuracy of meteorological forecasts in order to give a personalized reliable weather forecast. By comparing multiple 3rd party forecasts with actual conditions we identify the most reliable, accurate forecast per location, creating unique weather services for smartphones. We achieve this by combining multiple data sources i.e. aggregating 3rd party weather data and crowdsourced weather observations, some of which we obtain via mobile phone’s internal sensors or our own hardware devices. Our devices are low-cost, maintenance-free environmental sensors which enable us to offer additional Internet of Things (IoT) services to business verticals with high weather sensitivity.
Utilizing the smartphone app ditribution channels we target customers with high interest in accurate weather forecasts in sectors such as agriculture, tourism, logistics, meteorology as well as outdoor enthusiasts, urban travelers and casual users affected by weather forecast accuracy.
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