Weather Decision Technologies Launches SkyWise Marketplace; Makes Available Proprietary Weather Analytics and Content

March 10, 2016 by Steve Miller
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In an effort to extend the reach of WDT’s potentially life-saving weather information, and scientifically grounded analytics, WDT now allows access on demand.

 

Norman, OK - March 10, 2016 — Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) announces the launch of SkyWise Marketplace, a portal from which developers can easily obtain premium weather content and analytics for any-size project. SkyWise Marketplace is available beginning today at skywise.wdtinc.com. SkyWise is a Weather as a Service® platform that provides access to an enormous amount of value-add weather data and analytics never before available outside the company.

 

SkyWise empowers web, mobile, GIS, Software as a Service (SaaS), and Common Operating Picture developers and data scientists with the ability to tap into a large catalog of weather analytics and information to integrate within their products.  Through a combination of cloud-based APIs, SDKs, ESRI Web Services, and gridded and point data sets, developers can incorporate past, present, and future weather information and analytics into their projects.  This includes global content including radar, satellite, current conditions, forecast models, lightning, hail, tornadoes, ocean data and more.

 

“For the past 15 years, WDT has established the capability to acquire and aggregate a large suite of data from providers all over the world in real-time. Additionally, we have developed and licensed a large suite of proprietary weather algorithms, forecast models, and analytics engines that yield high-end weather content. This combination has allowed us to amass an unrivaled amount of high quality global weather information,” says Elizabeth Davidson, SkyWise Product Manager at WDT. “By making these data available to developers via the SkyWise Marketplace, we can reach and empower many more individuals and businesses.”

 

SkyWise Marketplace content is available to developers free of charge during the building stage of their projects.  A complete list of all available SkyWise datasets can be reviewed in detail at skywise.wdtinc.com. WDT’s integration experts are available to assist you with determining which content or analytics you need for your project.

 

About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT)
Headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma, Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) provides organizations with weather analytics and decision support on a global scale. The company utilizes big data solutions to develop and provide weather analytics such as hazardous weather detection and prediction, high resolution forecasts, decision analytics, content for mobile apps as well as interactive mapping.  WDT employs the world-renowned WeatherOps forecast team, staffed by experts who provide global asset protection and commodities trading decision support. Be it asset protection, positioning of goods and services ahead of weather or as response to weather, or simply warning the general public of impending adverse weather, WDT has a product to fit any need.

Steve Miller

Steve oversees global marketing strategy and execution for all WDT brands. He has marketed WDT since 2011 and has served in the private weather sector for nearly 20 years. He is a product of the Oklahoma State University School of Business with an educational background in both Marketing and International Business.