NBC 5 Announces Addition of Cutting Edge Augmented Reality Mapping Technology: Ranger Vision - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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NBC 5 Announces Addition of Cutting Edge Augmented Reality Mapping Technology: Ranger Vision

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    Keep That Storm Fleet Rollin'

    The NBC 5 Texas Storm Fleet, the biggest, baddest bunch of weather vehicles around and there's a new addition. The Texas Thunder Truck, is joined by Texas Lightning Truck, as well as Texas StormRanger, Texas Sky Ranger, Weather-1 and Weather-2. The NBC 5 Storm Fleet, keeps rollin' keeping North Texas safe. (Published Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018)

    Texas Sky Ranger just got an upgrade — a first for any television news station in Texas.

    Ranger Vision is capable of overlaying geographical elements onto live video from Texas Sky Ranger, including street names, buildings names and other points of interest.

    NBC 5 is the first Texas broadcast television station to use this state-of-the-art technology only recently developed and available for use by law enforcement, search & rescue, emergency management services, military agencies and homeland security.

    Texas Lightning Truck Will Carry David Finfrock's NameTexas Lightning Truck Will Carry David Finfrock's Name

    David Finfrock is passing the chief meteorologist title to Rick Mitchell, but Finfrock's name will adorn the license plate of our newest NBC 5 storm fleet vehicle, the Texas Lightning Truck.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018)

    With proven accuracy, reliability and usefulness, Ranger Vision will enhance viewer experience when Texas Sky Ranger is out tracking traffic patterns, police pursuits, weather coverage, fire and explosion events, and more.

    Next time you want to watch NBC 5 News traffic, weather coverage or breaking news you can expect an experience that opens a world of familiarity and understanding the surroundings.

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