Boulder, CO – November 28, 2018 – Fathym, Inc. is pleased to announce a partnership with Live Earth to deliver Fathym’s hyper-local, surface-level environmental forecasts through Live Earth’s real-time IoT Visualisation Platform.
Live Earth is utilizing Fathym’s surface weather forecast API to provide municipal city operators, transportation providers and fixed asset managers with real-time, geo-specific forecasts to better manage their organization’s response to potentially adverse weather conditions.
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with Live Earth,” says Matthew Smith, CEO of Fathym. “Their data agnostic visualization platform makes IoT data useful for businesses, helping to optimize operations.”
The Fathym surface weather forecast API is a real-time algorithm that provides globally-scaled road weather forecasts for specific geographic locations or along an entire route. Fathym fuses multiple weather data sources, including meteorological forecast models and sensor data from METAR and RWIS networks.
Live Earth provides a cutting-edge visualization platform that is tailored to the myriad of datasets produced by the Internet of Things (IoT). Its live layers include many types of GIS data sources and are updated automatically in real-time when new data becomes available. Adding the Fathym surface weather forecast gives cities, transportation and maintenance providers and drivers access to localized road weather information.
“By visualizing predictive weather data from Fathym, we help customers in various industries prepare for problems before they arise.” says Jeff Carpenter, CEO of Live Earth. “We’re very proud of our partnership with Fathym and how it helps us keep roads safer and optimize customers’ efficiency.”
Fathym is a low-code IoT framework that empowers developers of all skill levels to rapidly and collaboratively build data applications that optimize businesses and fuel the Internet of Things. Fathym lowers the barrier for entry in developing data and IoT solutions, minimizing risk by shortening development cycles and reducing reliance on limited expert resources. In giving a larger population of users the power to quickly, easily and economically bring ideas to life, Fathym seeds diverse innovation in the connected world.
Fathym harnesses the proliferation of IoT devices and sensor data to accelerate enterprise digital transformation. Fathym simplifies cloud service provisioning and the rapid development of scalable, distributed applications. The Fathym Forecaster combines the power of road and atmospheric weather observations with a state of the art, on-demand pavement forecast that delivers sub-kilometer road condition and ground truth data for the transportation, smart city and agricultural industries.
About Live Earth
Live Earth is the world’s most advanced Common Operational Picture. Live Earth combines multiple live data feeds onto a single visualization with instant replay, allowing users to visualize geospatial data back and forth in time. Live Earth seamlessly fuses data from multiple sources, sensors & systems including weather, traffic, IoT, transportation, video management, shot detection systems and more. Live Earth supports multiple markets including Defense, First Responders, Law Enforcement, Logistics, Energy and Transportation to help organizations understand critical scenarios quickly and act fast. Live Earth is based in Austin, Texas.