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    xibo weather

    Hello, I have just started using Xibo and have a powerpoint video running on my page along with an rss feed from the bbc, I also display the time and date on a page but i would like to display the latest weather, could anyone tell me how to do this? I have tried putting rss feeds in but it doesnt display very well. Any ideas?


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    We just display the local Weather Underground page for our area. As our displays are 1080, it displays fairly well and is constantly up to date.
    Leeds, United Kingdom Forecast | Weather Underground

    I do wish there was a better way, with larger text and bigger graphics that are more orientated around digital signage. I've been saying I'll look into using one of the providers API's to make a custom display for our screens, but I've yet to have time to do this.

    In the old days, we used to have a Davis weather station on the roof - we used to display real time weather data for our site from that on our screens. That was really cool, it was a shame when it was destroyed - by the wind, somewhat ironically!

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