Ambient Devices' New 5-Day and 7-Day Forecasters Provide Essential Weather Information Instantly and Effortlessly

Ambient 5-Day and 7-Day Forecasters(TM) Provide Local Forecast Information

for 150 U.S. Locations; Innovative Device Goes Anywhere in the Home or


Oct 01, 2007, 01:00 ET from Ambient Devices

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambient Devices today
 announced the Ambient 5-Day Forecaster(TM) and the Ambient 7-Day
 Forecaster(TM). Both products provide current data for 150 U.S. locations,
 without a computer, an Internet connection, or sensors. The set-up
 procedure is as easy as "just add batteries."
     "Ambient Forecasters liberate weather information from the Internet and
 the television," said Mark Prince, VP Sales & Marketing. "With an Ambient
 Forecaster in your home or office, you're always prepared at a glance.
 Unlike the Internet or TV forecasts, Ambient's Forecasters provide weather
 information instantly, anywhere you need it, in a simple format that is
 always up to date. You can place these Forecasters in your bedroom, kids'
 rooms, a bathroom or dressing room, and they will instantly and
 effortlessly inform your day and save time."
     The 5-Day and 7-Day Forecasters receive updates from weather sources
 throughout the day via the Ambient Infocast Network(TM), which reaches over
 90% of U.S. households -- one of the largest wireless messaging networks in
 the U.S. today.
     The Ambient 5-Day Forecaster has a 4x4" screen and the 7-Day Forecaster
 has a 6x6" screen. Both show current conditions and an extended multi-day
 forecast for 150 locations in the United States including the current
 temperature and trend, expected high and low temperatures, and an
 easy-to-read icon to represent expected weather conditions (e.g., "sunny"
 or "cloudy" or "rain", etc.) for each day. Both products also include text
 descriptions conditions, and a color-changing backlight to indicate the
 current temperature at a glance (blue hues = cold temps, red hues = warm
 temps). The color- shifting feature is a popular feature inherited from the
 award-winning Ambient Orb. The 7-Day Forecaster also provides UV Index,
 wind speed and direction, pollen alerts, and air quality alerts.
     The Forecasters are designed for use anywhere in the home or office.
 They require no sensors, special configuration, or subscription fees.
     Price and Availability
     The Ambient 5-Day Forecaster has a suggested retail price of $149.99.
     The Ambient 7-Day Forecaster has a suggested retail price of $199.99.
     Both products will be available from U.S. retailers in Q4 2007.
     About Ambient Devices
     Ambient Devices makes display products that effortlessly and instantly
 deliver essential information, at a glance. The Company's technologies
 enable immediate, dedicated access to dynamic information, such as weather
 forecasts, stock market activity, sports scores, and more, virtually
 anywhere in the home or office - with little or no user configuration.
     Ambient Devices was founded in 2001 to commercialize patent-pending
 technologies pioneered at the MIT Media Lab. The company is headquartered
 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is privately held. For more information,
 please visit .

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