News 12 – Traffic and Weather

Customer: News 12 Traffic and Weather (New York)

Application: Chameleon (under Ross Tick-It)

Platform: RossVideo XPression Studio

Printable Version

Bannister Lake delivered an automated broadcast ticker solution for News 12 to display weather and traffic for the 5 regional stations.

  • 5 channels of Chameleon running on 5 Xpression BlueBoxes, pulling data from a central Chameleon server.
  • Weather is a combination of WSI data feed and manual input from their Meteorologist.
  • Data from National Weather Alerts is filtered and prioritized to show only weather data for the regions with a severity of 2 or higher with specific weather conditions.
  • Inrix GeoID app is programmed to read traffic information from coordinate specific regions.
  • Blade is used to populate News12’s website feeds with the same data used on air.