IBC2018 Show Event Channel

Everything you need to know for the show and exhibitors.

Click here

Viz Weather- A 3D Realtime Weather Graphics System

Viz Weather is a complete 3D real-time weather system featuring a broad range of advanced visualization including HD and 4K. Viz Weather integrates with any weather data provider and triggers graphics and animations automatically.

Vizrt Viz Weather is a template-based graphics system that integrates live weather data with pre-defined graphic templates. Multiple data sources are supported, including National Weather Service, WDT, StormGeo, and Custom Weather. A turn-key integrated data service is available so viewers always see the best possible forecast.

Weather data is automatically fetched live, ensuring that the data is current before going to air. Automatic alerts from the National Weather Service are sent directly to air with the Viz Weather integration to Viz Ticker.

Visualization and Presentation

Viz Weather supports real-time weather presentations either through point-based symbols or as high-resolution 3D animations. Weather data including temperature, wind speed and direction, particles, hurricane tracks, weather symbols, 3D maps, and radar maps are displayed automatically with corresponding graphic elements in real-time with pre-made templates.

For presentations, the system's Unique Particle Generator allows the meteorologist to create a visually accurate representation of the forecasted weather development. The shape and movement of clouds can be visualized in 3D showing the true speed of the various cloud layers.

This template-based workflow solution helps the station meteorologists quickly develop their presentations with up-to-date, data-based graphics. When integrated with Viz One, the meteorologist can easily store and later recall complex weather presentations.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

2018 NAB Show Highlights Complex State of the Industry

Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because o…

Articles You May Have Missed – August 16, 2017

Virtual Reality (VR). There are basically two camps; you love it or could not care less. The rabid VR fans look for every hit of a new product, technique or movie/clip to try. The reality is that creating VR…

EBU Weighs Up Costs, Challenges and Opportunities of Virtual Reality

The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) has urged the whole video service industry to unite behind Virtual Reality and avoid the mistakes made with previous attempts to deliver new experiences for users, such as 3D.

Use Augmented Reality To Freshen Your News And Weathercasts

Flipping homes may be all the rage, but for many news directors the idea of gutting the studio to give it a fresh new look is a pipedream. However, with the use of augmented reality (AR) a newsroom can have…

Articles You May Have Missed – May 10, 2017

Most of this industry’s professionals did not attend the 2017 NAB Show. And those who did could not have visited all 1800 exhibitors. Here is a review of some of the technology you may have missed.