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NVIDIA Quadro Graphics and PNY Fuel Development of AccuWeather's Storyteller System to Deliver Lightning-Fast Graphics and Live Video for Top Broadcast Stations
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With AccuWeather's StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen system, television news stations of any size can deliver to their viewers compelling, real-time, multimedia interactive stories: whether it's the latest radar images of an impending hurricane, live traffic reports or social media interactions with on-air talent. Relying on PNY to provide pre- and post-sales assistance allowed AccuWeather to select, source, and integrate the right components to build the StoryTeller system, which includes an NVIDIA Quadro K4000 graphics card and 4-input SDI Capture card.
Positioned in all top 10 U.S. broadcast markets, AccuWeather's StoryTeller system is a groundbreaking, high-resolution touchscreen platform that maximizes precision and responsiveness. Enhanced by an array of customizable applications created exclusively by AccuWeather, the StoryTeller system integrates all the content flowing into a news center and empowers broadcasters to rapidly bring stories to life in a way that amplifies the value for viewers.
"Thanks to the speed, power and cost-effectiveness of the NVIDIA Quadro GPUs, StoryTeller system is the only product on the market that puts such powerful capabilitiesmultiple live inputs; full-screen output; and easy, instantaneous control, annotation and telestrationinto the hands of on-air broadcasters everywhere," said Dan Despot, StoryTeller Product Manager, AccuWeather. "Throughout the development, production, and marketing of the StoryTeller system, PNY ensured that we at AccuWeather had the products and support we needed, when we needed it. It levels the playing field across broadcast markets of all sizes and budgets."
"We're immensely proud of every aspect of the StoryTeller product, starting with the Quadro graphics boards and the other fundamental components, and we appreciate the expertise and support that PNY provided at each stage of the product's development," said Ryan Ayers, vice president of Display Services, AccuWeather. "The StoryTeller system is great for our broadcast customers, and it's great for AccuWeather's business."
About AccuWeather, Inc., and AccuWeather.com
Known as the World's Weather Authority, AccuWeather provides local forecasts for everywhere in the U.S. and more than 2 million locations worldwide. AccuWeather also provides its products and services to more than 175,000 paying customers in media, business, government and institutions. More information can be found at www.accuweather.com/en/about.
About PNY Technologies, Inc.
Established in 1985, PNY Technologies, Incis an authorized NVIDIA Quadro Partner - Offering pre-and post-sales assistance, three-year standard warranty, toll-free professional technical support, and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, PNY partners and customers experience first-hand why PNY is considered a market leader in the professional graphics industry.The company also offers a full line of high-end memory upgrade modules, flash media, USB flash drives, portable hard drives and flash peripherals. With headquarters in Parsippany, N.J., PNY maintains facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.pny.com
The PNY logo is a registered trademark of PNY Technologies, Inc. NVIDIA and Quadro are registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
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