Vuzix and AccuWeather to Deliver First Augmented Reality Weather Content to Smart Glasses


ROCHESTER, N.Y.—AccuWeather and Vuzix have entered into a partnership to bring augmented reality weather content to Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses users for the first time. Once this new partnership is released, Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses users will see an AccuWeather forecast as a visual overlay in their glasses without having to use their smartphone. This new partnership will be available around the world, and a first preview of it will be available at the Consumer Electrics Show in Las Vegas this January. “We are excited to be partnering with AccuWeather to deliver localized digital weather content and information via the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses for users at home or on-the-go across the globe, wherever they are," said Paul Travers, Vuzix president and chief executive officer.

Steve Smith, president of AccuWeather digital media said, “With Vuzix, an innovator and category leader in AR smart glasses, we will deliver up-to-date weather forecasts and tools needed to help users prepare and stay prepared for a truly personalized and intimate weather experience on a level that only AR technology can provide. We are thrilled to partner with Vuzix to combine the convenience and efficiency of AR with the Superior Accuracy of our weather forecasts to help people plan their lives, stay safe and protect their families and property."