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What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« on: January 15, 2012, 06:30:44 PM »
After all of the recent changes at TWC since 2008/NBC takeover, what do you think the fate of Weatherscan is? Would TWC continue to work on it and develop it? Would there be a Weatherscan HD? Would it be discontinued?


Also, is there any word on Weatherscan or something similar coming to DirecTV? That'd be nice.

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2012, 08:17:28 PM »
I don't think Weatherscan is going anywhere.  It probably won't be receiving any major updates or upgrades anytime soon, but what there is will likely remain.  As for an HD version, that's very unlikely.  Cable operators simply won't want to invest in so much bandwidth just for a repeating computer-generated weather report.

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2012, 01:15:06 AM »
The next version of Weatherscan's will not be HD.

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2012, 03:13:54 AM »
I say its dead in 10 years. With the way things are evolving the demand is rapidly decreasing

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2012, 01:32:39 PM »
I think trying to predict the future of television in ten years is a little... impossible, to say the least.  :)

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2012, 02:37:58 PM »
I think trying to predict the future of television in ten years is a little... impossible, to say the least.  :)
Agreed, lol

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2012, 03:35:18 PM »
I think trying to predict the future of television in ten years is a little... impossible, to say the least.  :)
I wasn't predicting the future of television. I was predicting the fate of Weatherscan ;)

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Re: What Do You Think the Fate of Weatherscan is?
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2013, 12:59:31 PM »
I don't think Weatherscan is going anywhere.  It probably won't be receiving any major updates or upgrades anytime soon, but what there is will likely remain.  As for an HD version, that's very unlikely.  Cable operators simply won't want to invest in so much bandwidth just for a repeating computer-generated weather report.

I can see Weatherscan HD for dish and directv with one feed that covers the the full nation