WDT Releases RadarScope 2.0 Featuring Advanced Precipitation Interpretation
by Daphne Thompson, on Mar 11, 2013 1:15:56 PM
New build lays foundation for new features & content
NORMAN, OK – March 11, 2013 - Weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies®, Inc. (WDT) has released the latest version of our premium RadarScope app for iOS. Among many advanced new features, Version 2.0 introduces a proprietary algorithm that delineates rain, mixed precipitation, and snow conditions utilizing WDT in-house data.
RadarScope is one of the top grossing premium weather apps in the App Store and Google Play offering radar data retrieval and display of weather radar products at lightning fast speed. New in the latest iOS version is: - Distance Tool: Draw a circle on the map to measure distances between two points. When measuring from the radar site, displays beam height - User Locations: Search for and save/edit points of interest to be displayed on the map - Units: Choose metric or English units for velocity/distance
- Full screen mode: Tap and hold on the map to reveal as much radar data as possible
- One-finger zoom: Double tap and hold on the map, then drag up or down
- Improved zoom: Zoom in/out on the location by pinching fingers
- Inertial scrolling
- Compass mode: Display your device's heading on the map when Location Services are turned on
- AllisonHouse Subscribers: Added support for Mesoscale Discussions
"RadarScope 2.0 brings with it a slew of new, very useful tools and features of which the majority were requested by our loyal users.” Says Mike Wolfinbarger, Vice President, Mobile Development at WDT, Inc. “We’re kicking off our fifth year with the best version of RadarScope yet and setting the foundation for new features and content in future releases.”
RadarScope is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists that allows mobile, Mac, and iPad users to view NEXRAD radar data and severe weather warnings. It can display the latest reflectivity, velocity, and other radar products from any NEXRAD radar site in the United States, Guam and Puerto Rico. Unlike other weather applications, Radarscope goes beyond displaying smoothed PNG or GIF images, offering instead, real Level 3 and now Level 2 radar data, rendered in its original radial format for a high level of detail. Radarscope is available on the App Store, Mac App Store and Google Play. Follow us on Twitter & Facebook @RadarScope
About Weather Decision Technologies® (WDT)
Founded in 2000, Weather Decision Technologies is a high technology leader in the weather industry, providing life-safety applications and weather decision support services and systems to our partners and customers. WDT services provide dynamic, web-based and mobile interactive mapping solutions for the world's leading local media companies. WDT maintains operational offices in Norman, Oklahoma and Atlanta, Georgia. On the web: wdtinc.com and radarscope.tv On the web: wdtinc.com & RadarScope.tv.