EarthCam Launches New Live Streaming Video Webcams
Growing Network Delivers Ultimate Views from Times Square to Ho Chi Minh City
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, May 7, 2009 -- EarthCam (www.earthcam.com), the premier Internet webcam network, has launched H.264 flash quality streaming views from its exclusive cameras in famous locations throughout the world.
The official debut today, including the PandaCam from Zoo Atlanta and popular travel destinations, takes full advantage of the new video compression technology's capability providing the best available full motion, real-time webcam experience.
EarthCam's most visited live sites, including many with sound, are featured in the first phase of the advanced system rollout. Locations include: Times Square, New York, Leicester Square, London, Prague City Center, the Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls and the Federal District in Buenos Aires.
The New England Aquarium, the PandaCam from Zoo Atlanta, Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel, the Seattle Space Needle, Punta del Este, Uruguay, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Puerto Rico complete phase one selections. http://www.earthcam.com/streaming.php
"The growing EarthCam network will bring millions of visitors an entirely new experience," said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. "Thanks to the latest technology, abundant international bandwidth and our new page design, each view reveals a unique look at daily life in the world from exclusive angles and vastly expanded archives that are entertaining, visually dynamic and educational," Cury added.
New camera access components on EarthCam include map navigation, daily and annual time-lapse movies, plus viewer submitted "Hall of Fame" archiving.
Plans call for a continuous upgrade of cameras during the year for all live views throughout the United States and around the globe.
EarthCam.com is the leading network of live public access webcams from around the world delivering millions of images daily. EarthCam is also recognized internationally for its complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming private, password-protected network camera systems. The company's more than 13-year experience includes maintaining thousands of applications from sub-zero to desert environments as well as urban and isolated locations for industry, federal, state and local government. Clients include Turner Construction, Bovis Lend Lease, Skanska USA, Forest City Ratner Companies, The URS Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Sprint, Toyota, Panasonic, Yahoo!, Public Broadcasting System (PBS), Coca-Cola, and numerous government agencies including Caltrans, the New Jersey DOT, the Canadian Ministry of Transportation, the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and the GSA (#GS-35F-0719P). As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts premier events such as the annual New York City Thanksgiving Day Parade and the New Years Eve celebration in Times Square.