Big Sky Transitions to Tomorrow.io for Hyperlocal Weather and Air Quality Insights.
BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Tomorrow Companies Inc. (“Tomorrow.io”), developer of a leading platform for global weather and climate security, today announced that Big Sky, the leading third-party weather app on Amazon’s Alexa Echo will now be powered by Tomorrow.io. Described as one of the 7 essential Alexa Skills, Big Sky brands itself as “better weather for Alexa” and has more than 100,000 monthly active users, more than 8,000 reviews and an average user rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
The Big Sky Alexa weather app offers a number of best-in-class features including live radar, custom weather alerts based on user calendars and a visual experience superior to default marketplace offerings. As the app enters its next phase of growth, Tomorrow.io will be its single source of weather and air quality data.
“Our users are passionate about the weather and rely on Big Sky’s ability to both predict and visualize dynamic and hyperlocal information,” said Steve Arkonovich, founder and creator of Big Sky. “By partnering with Tomorrow.io, Big Sky is taking the next step in delivering a unique experience and valuable recommendations to our users.”
In addition to live radar and alerts, Big Sky users can also enjoy a visually captivating screen saver mode on their Amazon Alexa equipped with video, save specific locations they want to track weather conditions for, and use vocal commands to get weather forecast updates in real-time.
“We are excited about partnering with Big Sky to help users better visualize and understand the weather and air quality forecast at a hyperlocal level,” said Dan Slagen, Chief Marketing Officer of Tomorrow.io. “Big Sky’s focus of alerting people in advance of weather impact and providing actionable insights is perfectly aligned with our mission to help people, businesses and governments manage their weather-related challenges.”
The Big Sky partnership is part of Tomorrow.io’s continuing expansion of its footprint across the consumer market. Tomorrow.io has a consumer weather app with millions of users in both the iOS and Android marketplace in addition to its primary focus on growth efforts in the enterprise and federal markets to date.
Tomorrow.io is The World’s Weather and Climate Security Platform, helping countries, businesses, and individuals manage their weather and climate security challenges. Fully customizable to any industry impacted by the weather, customers around the world including Uber, Delta, Ford, National Grid, and more use Tomorrow.io to dramatically improve operational efficiency. Tomorrow.io was built from the ground up to help teams prepare for the business impact of weather by automating decision-making and enabling climate adaptation at scale.