Experience Mardi Gras Live On Your iPhone And iPad (appadvice.com)
EarthCam, who brought iOS users the popular New Year’s Live app, is gearing up for the next celebration. Mardi Gras Live is available for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. Available for $1.99, the app features exclusive webcams from three locations in New Orleans.
The first camera is setup at the famous Cat’s Meow club where you’re able to enjoy karaoke, Mardi Gras style. The second camera takes you to Bourbon Street. Here you will witness the crowd as “the royalty” showers them with beads and trinkets. Finally, the third camera gives you a bird’s-eye view of things. more... 1/31/2013
Mayor Filner Announces Plans for New "Seal Cam" (cbs8.com)
The Children's Pool in La Jolla is in the headlines again, as a new project is to be unveiled by Mayor Bob Filner Thursday.
Filner is expected to present what's being called a Seal Cam at the Children's Pool. The Seal Cam will provide live streaming video of the seals that can be seen online. It's being paid for by the non-profit group Western Alliance for Nature.
However, some critics are upset with Mayor Filner, accusing him of bypassing the permit process to get the camera installed.
Currently a rope barrier, with limited beach access for visitors, is in place to discourage people from wandering too close to the seals. more... 1/31/2013
High-tech webcam streams coverage of Broad Museum construction (blogdowntown.com)
The three-story, Grand Avenue Broad Museum is expected to be completed in 2014 -- but for those of us who can't wait that long, one company is streaming coverage of the museum's construction online.
EarthCam, a company which uses high-tech, HD webcams to monitor places and projects throughout the world, has now taken on DTLA's own Broad Museum. There's a public webpage where you can watch the current action or jump backwards in time, to a day and time from earlier in the construction process. more... 1/28/2013
Alcoa EagleCam named one of 25 best webcams of 2012 (bizjournals.com)
Alcoa's EagleCam is getting its time in the spotlight.
Earthcam.com calls the webcam that shows a bald eagle nest at Alcoa's (NYSE: AA) Davenport, Iowa, manufacturing facility as one of its "25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2012." The cam follows Liberty and Justice, two bald eagles that had one eaglet in 2011 and three more in 2012. It got 12 million page views in 2012. That's way up from more than 1 million in 2011. more... 1/14/2013
Alcoa EagleCam Soars To Top 25 Most Interesting Webcams (alcoa.typepad.com)
Alcoa EagleCam has been named one of the top 25 most interesting websites for 2012 by EarthCam.com. With over 12 million "hits" in 2012 this is not really a surprise to many people who have watched the site. This is the 14th year EarthCam has announced its Top 25 list. more... 1/10/2013
Alcoa EagleCam named a top webcam (qctimes.com)
Alcoa’s EagleCam has been named one of the Top 25 most interesting webcams for 2012 by EarthCam.com.
The webcam, which is located on Alcoa Davenport Works’ property, streams live video shot from above a nest used by a pair of bald eagles. In 2012, the website was visited more than 12 million times by viewers from more than 80 countries. more... 1/9/2013
St. Vincent Hopsital's New Webcam Allows Parents to Monitor Babies from Anywhere (kfbb.com)
Webcams aren't just for adults anymore -- now babies are in on the technology.
Little baby Bauer was the first baby in Billings to be seen on the Nicview Webcam System.
When high risk babies are born - they're immediately sent to the
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - and now parents, like Kori and Jeff
Keller, will be able to see them from their hospital beds. more... 1/9/2013
Giraffe webcam makes top 25 list (greenvilleonline.com)
No brush or touch has gone by unnoticed.
Through the lens of a webcam, the world has watched Kiko the Masai giraffe grow up inside the giraffe barn at the Greenville Zoo.
More than 200,000 watched live as first-time mom Autumn gave birth to Kiko in a few anxious minutes on Oct. 22. His fame has only grown since.
The footage of the calf and those tender moments have named one of the year’s 25 most interesting webcams around the world by the network that hosts it, EarthCam. more... 1/2/2013