Saturday, January 23, 2010

Weather data based startups

Information about the weather is useful for many industries such as utility, transportation and even retail. A utility can decide on the resource usage to generate power based on the weather conditions. A transport company can use the weather information for planning purpose while a retailer can use the weather information to stock up on appropriate material.

In fact weather data can be the basis of creation of many applications as this article from GigaOm points out.