The doctor will see you now -- via webcam (greenwichtime.com)
Dr. Mia Finkelston sees the same kinds of cases as most family doctors -- people with seasonal allergies; parents who worry whether their children's sniffles should keep them out of school the next day, and the usual assortment of rashes, viruses and other ailments.
The difference between Finkelston and most other family physicians is that a large portion of her patients never set foot in her office. more... 5/26/2015
ESA Invites Students To Use Mars Webcam on Mars Express (spaceref.com)
This is a collage of Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC) images acquired on 25 May and downloaded to Earth early on 26 May 2015. They are among the first in a series of over 2000 images that are being acquired by Mars Express in support of the VMC Schools Campaign.
In March 2015, ESA invited schools, science clubs and youth groups to submit proposals for imaging Mars using the VMC - the 'Mars Webcam' - on board Mars Express. more... 5/26/2015
9/11 Memorial Museum marks one-year anniversary of first opening (amny.com)
The 9/11 Memorial Museum marked the first anniversary since its the first opening on Friday, May 15, 2015 with a time-lapse video of 10 years of reconstruction at Ground Zero.
The video, first released in 2014, shows the rebuilding of the 16-acre site in Lower Manhattan through EarthCam. more... 5/15/2015
NJ Tech Company Roundup (njtechweekly.com)
EarthCam: EarthCam (Hackensack) announced on May 13 that it has chosen architecture firm Davis Brody Bond, the company that designed the 911 Memorial Museum, to design its new 10-acre campus in Saddle River. In selecting the award-winning firm, EarthCam has secured a collaborator that is experienced in designing smart industrial facilities and awe-inspiring cultural designs, the company said. The campus will foster a fun, energetic work environment with an indoor/outdoor cafe, gym and recreation areas. more... 5/15/2015
The Webcam Pulse Detector Shows Your Life Signs Using Your PC's Camera (lifehacker.co.in)
Your computer's webcam can be useful for more than just quick photos and video calls. The Webcam Pulse Detector is a fun, open source application originally designed at NASA to use your connected camera to take your heart rate. Now you can try it out at home. more... 5/14/2015
Kiko the giraffe leaving Greenville Zoo for Toronto (greenvilleonline.com)
Kiko the giraffe — the beloved Greenville Zoo native whose birth in October 2012 was a social media sensation viewed on webcam across the world — will soon be leaving the zoo for a new home across the border in Toronto, Canada.
It's time for Kiko to try to become a father himself. more... 5/13/2015
Amazing time-lapse video: Foggy day in New York City (courierpostonline.com)
So here's a fun way to spend the next 20 seconds: a time-lapse video from today of fogged-in New York City.
The video is courtesy of EarthCam. more... 5/12/2015
Webcams track nesting peregrine falcons (jsonline.com)
Webcams that track the nesting habits of peregrine falcons in southeastern Wisconsin went online Monday, and chicks are expected any minute at one site, a power plant in Kenosha County.
This is the fourth year We Energies has been following the springtime activities of peregrines with a live webcam. The company also provides blog updates on the raptors.
Five sites are outfitted for live streaming, stretching from Port Washington in Ozaukee County to Pleasant Prairie in Kenosha County. more... 5/5/2015