Today, Pelmorex Media updated its Weather Network app for smart televisions and set-top devices.
The updated app has several new features, including full screen photos with slideshow functionality; an expanded global library of videos; and localizes search capabilities.
“As Canada’s leading multi-platform weather information service, we strive to offer users a cutting-edge experience and the enriched features on the Connected TV app validate this,” said Naomi Lipowski, Director of Global Web, iTV & TV Emerging Technologies, Pelmorex Media Inc.
Globally, more and more consumers are adopting connected TV devices at an impressive rate. According to Informa, there will be approximately 1.8 billion connected devices by 2016 and over two billion connected devices by 2017.
“We’re proud to be an innovator in this fast-moving category and are committed to delivering a great experience to users on a variety of connected TV devices and Over the Top (OTT) platforms, in multiple languages,” added.
The Weather Network Connected TV app allows for rapid discovery of content and ease of use. With a click of the television remote, users have access to key weather data and alerts through a simple, dynamic and efficient user interface.