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Hippo (Palo Alto, Calif.), the home insurance group focused on proactive home protection, has licensed the Opterrix Claims software and weather data to enhance its claims management capabilities related to extreme weather.
Opterrix’s software (Madison, Wisc.) provides Hippo with near real-time awareness of upcoming severe weather events to enhance and expedite their claims response strategies, and street-level analysis tools to better inform post-storm investigation, according to a statement from the vendor.
“Opterrix has built one of the most sophisticated GIS and weather data platforms in the industry,” comments Grace Hanson, Chief Claims Officer, Hippo. “It enables us to identify at-risk policyholders after a severe weather event to proactively reach out to policyholders who may have experienced a loss. These insights also help inform field resource allocation decisions to help us better support Hippo customers during the times they need us the most.”
“We are thrilled to be selected by Hippo to accelerate their claims modernization strategy,” comments Ben Zimmerman, CEO, Opterrix. “Our companies share an aligned ‘customer-first’ philosophy that leverages cutting-edge technology to drive delight. Hippo’s focus on the proactive protection of policyholders through the power of real-time insights aligns perfectly with our competitive advantage.”