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Mike Wolfinbarger

Mike Wolfinbarger

Mike Wolfinbarger is VP for Mobile Development at Weather Decision Technologies. He leads the team that develops the award-winning RadarScope and Weather Radio apps and other mobile products. Prior to WDT, Mike served as Director of Technology for the Oklahoma Climatological Survey. He led the team that created the software infrastructure for the Oklahoma Mesonet and the OK-FIRST program. He oversaw technology transfer efforts which led to the use of OCS software by WDT, Mesonet Québec, NOAA, USDOT, and the New York State Mesonet. In 2008, Mike co-founded Base Velocity to develop and commercialize RadarScope, the first mobile app to display native radar data. Base Velocity was acquired by WDT in 2012. At WDT, Mike and his team continue to focus on creating innovative tools for visualizing and interacting with weather data.

Recent Posts by Mike Wolfinbarger:

by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Jun 29, 2018 11:36:41 AM

We released RadarScope 1.0 for Windows in April and have been extremely pleased with the response. We’ve been working on RadarScope for iOS for ten years, and on macOS and …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Jun 13, 2018 1:45:58 PM

We’re releasing RadarScope 3.7.3 for Android today to address the location services issue and a few others. Several changes have been made in an attempt to improve location services behavior. When RadarScope …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on May 15, 2018 10:32:28 AM

When bringing RadarScope to a new platform, we try to strike a balance between RadarScope’s unique personality and the way customers expect an app to behave on that platform. While …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Sep 19, 2017 2:02:14 PM

If you have downloaded the new iOS 11, you may have issues posting RadarScope images straight from the app to Twitter. Here's what is going on and how to remedy …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Aug 16, 2017 1:38:56 PM

Today, we’re releasing RadarScope 3.5 for Android, iOS, and macOS. It includes a couple of long-requested new features, as well as some compatibility tweaks for upcoming OS releases and a …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Apr 27, 2017 2:17:26 PM

Today we’re excited to launch a new premium subscription tier to RadarScope. Our original RadarScope Pro subscription is now called RadarScope Pro Tier 1. Nothing in Tier 1 or the …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Nov 17, 2016 2:11:57 PM

The long-awaited RadarScope 3.0 for Mac enters beta testing next week. In development since early summer, the update brings a fresh design and feature parity to the Mac app. Here’s a …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Nov 17, 2016 2:10:09 PM

From day one, our goal has been to make RadarScope a full-featured tool for radar data display and analysis. We’ve spent the last eight years working toward this goal with …

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by Mike Wolfinbarger, on Aug 25, 2016 11:52:52 AM

RadarScope’s origins date back to the early 90s, when the Oklahoma Mesonet and it’s OK-FIRST program were just getting started. Working to improve the tools and decision-making capabilities of local …

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