EarthCam Celebrates Thanksgiving With a Live Streaming Webcast from Times Square, New York
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, November 21, 2001 - EarthCam, experts in webcam technology and a leader in webcasting premier events, is pleased to announce that it will stream live the 2001 Thanksgiving Day Parade from Times Square, New York. Visitors to EarthCam's Thanksgiving 2001 mini-site will be able to see the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from numerous angles as it travels down Broadway and through Times Square.
As the Official Internet Camera of Times Square, EarthCam is excited to be a part of this annual event. The parade, which is scheduled to start at 9am on Thanksgiving morning, will pass through Times Square at approximately 11am. This year, EarthCam will feature a live streaming video camera with audio that will capture the sites and sounds of the Parade. Additionally, five other EarthCam cameras strategically placed throughout Times Square will provide viewers with unique vantage points of the parade.
"For 3 years now, we have been providing our users with live coverage of the famous Thanksgiving Day Parade," said Christopher Moore, Webmaster for EarthCam. "This year, more importantly than in the past, people need to see how vibrant and full of life New York City continues to be. We feel that our live webcast of the Thanksgiving Day Parade will do just that by providing people with a glimpse into the flourishing atmosphere of Times Square."
EarthCam is the recognized leader in providing live streaming video webcam solutions to businesses. Commencing in 1996, EarthCam began developing the proprietary software, network infrastructure and technical expertise which now allows it to deliver millions of live images to thousands of users each day. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live images for it's corporate clients. Partners include: Yahoo!, Intel, MSN, ESPN, NASCAR, Weather.com, CNN.com and Discovery.com. As the premier provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as Daytona 500, Mardi Gras, Halloween, New Year's Eve and the past four Super Bowls for the NFL. EarthCamTV (http://tv.earthcam.com) is a live personal broadcasting and video chat site. WebCamStore.com is EarthCam's full-service e-commerce site dedicated solely to providing webcam solutions.