Tempest is a new “cutting-edge” weather station powered by artificial intelligence and with its own companion application allowing you to receive up-to-the-minute forecasts on your location as well as share data with meteorologists. Launched via Kickstarter this month the campaign has already raised over $470,000 thanks to nearly 2,000 backers with still 17 days remaining.
“Need to cover your plants overnight? Trying to plan a backyard barbecue with a forecast that keeps changing? The guessing game is over. With powerful technology that provides an accurate forecast of your specific weather conditions, Tempest is the first app that knows your weather. “ Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the weather station and companion application that is supported by both Android and iOS devices.
“Enable your thermostat to use the weather conditions outside your home to conserve heating and cooling use. Automate your sprinklers to operate based on rainfall. Get text alerts when lightning is approaching. Save time and money with a home that can optimise itself. WeatherFlow is a highly experienced team of programmers, meteorologists, engineers and data scientists. We have been providing better weather forecasts and decision support for more than twenty years and our current team has grown to over forty, including seven PhD scientists.”
“We’re renowned for designing and operating professional-grade weather networks and providing highly localized forecasting. Our products include software tools and consumer apps that deliver our unique data and forecasts. In recent years, we’ve refined our data analytics to benefit from personal systems within our data network and our first generation home weather station.”