Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, has announced new updates to MxVision WeatherSentry GIS Web Services. Organizations can now access Schneider Electric’s weather content for use in their own applications and websites. With external weather data integrated directly into critical software applications and/or websites, users can improve weather-related visualization and operational decisions, and see a single view of the weather’s impact on their operations.
MxVision WeatherSentry GIS Web Services offer global weather data for both current observed weather and weather from the past 72 hours. Web Map Services offers global weather content for overlay in applications and websites, including features such as lightning predictions, customizable severe weather alerts, National Weather Service watches and warnings, enhanced satellites and current conditions. Web Feature Services strengthens any geospatial analysis of weather information which users can use in a variety of valuable applications.
With the ability to fully and easily integrate this information into business-critical applications, utilities can recognize time and cost savings. Web Feature Services allows users to correlate lightning strikes to outage reports, improving crew dispatching and the speed of restoration. Additionally, weather information can be correlated with outage patterns to pinpoint infrastructure weaknesses and support proactive improvements. Utilities can also take advantage of Web Feature Services enhancements to assist with post storm analysis and reporting, as well as enabling severe weather alerting within applications.
The GIS Web Services are delivered via a high-performance computing platform for fast, reliable response, and meet OCG standards to work well with a variety of visualization applications.
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