Turn Your Phone into Your Own Personal Weather Station

Turn Your Phone into Your Own Personal Weather Station

Sunshine uses crowdsourced data to provide weather forecasts and real-time conditions

Kiran Umapathy
  • 24 april 2015

San Francisco-based startup Sunshine is hoping to provide more accurate weather forecasting and real-time conditions than ever before. That is, if you’re willing to help.

The new network aggregates weather data automatically using built-in barometric sensors in its users’ smartphones. Users can also report severe weather hazards like icy roads and oncoming storms to help and protect fellow users.

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