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WDT and Canvas Technology, Inc., Sign Multi-Year Agreement for Weather Services

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 28, 2010 5:03:49 AM

Agreement Provides Best-in-Class Weather Services to over 60 Major U.S. Cities

In a multi-year agreement, weather technology leader Weather Decision Technologies Inc., (WDT) will provide weather content and interactive mapping capabilities to Canvas Technology, Inc.’s television station clients in over 60 major metropolitan areas, ensuring weather leadership for Canvas Technology and their customers over the next several years.

The Agreement between WDT and Canvas includes the latest version of iMap – the world’s most comprehensive and consumer friendly interactive map, including the following advanced features: street-level radar data; precipitation accumulation; satellite data; “super resolution” single site radar data; next-generation watch and warnings layers; severe storms tools; hurricane and winter tools; and detailed global forecast data for over 15,000 locations. WDT also is providing worldwide forecast information and images for many weather parameters.

“Major media companies across the country rely on Canvas Technology’s premier software as a service content management system to provide high quality, reliable weather content to their consumers,” said Ron Berryman, CEO of Canvas Technology, Inc. “Under the terms of the agreement, WDT will provide our television or other websites with a wide variety of state-of-the-science weather data streams, including an interactive weather Map with multiple layers of customizable controls and weather content, and global data feeds of current conditions and forecasts,” said Berryman.

“WDT is providing to Canvas unique and state of the science weather content and interactive maps that will be utilized by consumers in most of the large metropolitan areas in the United States,” said Mike Eilts, President and CEO of WDT. “We are delighted to count Canvas Technology as our client, providing the world’s most advanced weather services to their powerful line-up of local media clients,” said Eilts.

About Canvas Technology
Canvas Technology is the premier SaaS Web content solution for media and digital marketing organizations focused on content, monetization and optimization. The Canvas platform benefits from a wide variety of technologies and expertise. From our proprietary Content Management System to our Advanced Video Solution, the Canvas platform is a comprehensive solution for building a profitable online business.

About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc.
Weather Decision Technologies is a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems and services. 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 Norman, Oklahoma, Atlanta, Georgia, and Austin, Texas.

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