|By PR Newswire||
|February 27, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center – AccuWeather is pleased to announce it is working with Samsung to provide a pre-loaded weather app on the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S5. This is the latest step in a strong relationship between the two companies, providing weather with Superior Accuracy™ and the best possible user experience.
"Samsung has delivered some of the most successful and celebrated mobile devices on the market to date and AccuWeather is proud to provide weather for the exciting, new Galaxy S5," said Steve Smith, Chief Digital Officer for AccuWeather. "Working with leading global partners like Samsung, AccuWeather seeks to provide the weather forecasts people need to make decisions and improve their lives."
AccuWeather and Samsung have a long-standing relationship, with AccuWeather's content and applications pre-loaded and made available on a wide range of Samsung mobile devices including the bestselling Galaxy S handsets and Note tablets. The latest version of the AccuWeather widget provides Samsung's Galaxy S4 users with weather on their home screens, as well as global 7-day forecasts, sky conditions, high and low temperatures, satellite images, and AccuWeather's patented RealFeel temperature index. Samsung users will always have access to the most accurate and up-to-date weather.
Samsung users who click through to the AccuWeather.com mobile site can take advantage of newly launched MinuteCast, providing Minute by Minute forecasts for every location in the U.S. and Canada.
In 2014, the company will launch the AccuWeather Channel, an "All Weather, All the Time™" multi-platform national channel for forecasts with Superior Accuracy.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for nearly 3 million locations worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 72,000 third-party websites.
Visit www.AccuWeather.com for additional information.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
For more information contact:
Justin Roberti / 814.235.8756 / [email protected]
AccuWeather, Inc. / 385 Science Park Road / State College, PA 16803
Alan Danzis / 212.373.6022 / [email protected]
Golin Harris / 909 Third Avenue, 9th Floor / New York, NY 10022
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