The Weather Company partners with IBM to distribute alerts over mesh networks
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The Weather Company is partnering with IBM’s researchers to deliver emergency alerts to citizens without access to a mobile or WiFi network. Today’s weather apps can provide alerts of severe weather conditions, but current iterations are dependent on constant internet connectivity.
By utilising a mesh network, one device with access to connectivity is able to receive the latest information...