Here Technologies has added CustomWeather to the Here Marketplace, providing software developers access to sets of weather and climate data.
The Here platform’s Marketplace offers secure data exchange, essential location data and technology and an ecosystem of partners, the company says. With CustomWeather data, the company says multiple industries can develop business-enhancing solutions on the Here platform, including:
- Fleet managers can plan and respond when high winds threaten to overturn vehicles or severe weather impacts driving conditions. Solar radiation data delivers insights on road temperatures and tire wear. Severe weather alerts, storm cell tracking, and real-time weather monitoring enable efficient route planning and delivery.
- Utility planning, site placement and capacity management are aided by historical weather data analysis. Severe weather alerts, lightning strike data, and storm cell tracking enable emergency response and preparation.
- Historical weather and climate data aid in modeling short- and long-term risk. CustomWeather provides flood forecasting and analysis to insurance companies worldwide. Post-event weather data supports claim management and verification.
- Precision forecasting, weather alerts, storm cell tracking and Doppler radar can be ingested by vehicle ADAS via the Here platform.