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HuntingLife.Com Launches iMapMobile iPhone Application for Hunters and Outdoorsmen

by Daphne Thompson, on May 25, 2010 5:34:15 AM

Hunters Across the United States Offered the Highest Quality Radar Data Available

Norman, Oklahoma, May 25th, 2010 – has launched an innovative iPhone application optimized for the nation’s hunting communities that displays up-to-date radar images on an interactive Google map. The HuntingLife application, developed by weather leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., (WDT) detects your location and uses an advanced algorithm technology for data processing to display the best quality radar data available in the United States, as well as current conditions, a 7-day forecast, humidity, wind direction and dew-point data.

The HuntingLife application also offers severe weather information, including the latest US radar, IR satellite and Lightning strikes, as well as a news tab, featuring HuntingLife Blogs. HuntingLife for iPhone is available on the iTunes store for $1.99 at:

“Weather is a very high priority for any hunter or outdoor sportsman,” said Kevin Paulson, Founder and CEO, “With HuntingLife’s mobile application, we are bringing the most powerful, innovative, and accurate weather, radar and satellite data available in the United States, transforming any iPhone into a reliable decision-making tool for the nation’s more than 23 million hunters,” said Paulson.

Hunting Life Weather automatically detects users’ current location with a blue pin. Browsers can also simply type in the name of a location of interest and the application drops a pin on the map, marking that location and providing current weather conditions, temperatures, forecasts, highs and lows.

Using the “pinch zoom” method to zoom in and out of the map, users can access detailed radar information, all the way down to street level. The radar animates on demand, creating a continuous loop, allowing hunters to better predict storm paths. The radar data is updated every 5 minutes.

“Hunting Life Weather provides direct access to the nation’s conservation and hunting news, articles and hunting tips from the team at,” said Mike Gauthier, Senior Vice President of Sales, WDT. “With strong plans for regular updates Team HuntingLife and WDT are excited to bring new features to our application on a regular basis,” said Gauthier.

About HuntingLife.Com is the world's best outfitter directory and international source for hunting news, conservation news, Big Game, Waterfowl and Upland Game Resources, articles and tips.

About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. Founded in 1999, Weather Decision Technologies has become a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems and services to our partners and customers. WDT's iMap services provide dynamic, web-based and mobile interactive mapping solutions for the world's leading local media companies. WDT maintains operational and international offices in Washington, D.C.; Norman, Oklahoma, Atlanta, Georgia, and Austin, Texas.

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