EarthCam & Panasonic Partner to Stream Live the Thanksgiving Day Parade
Live Streaming Video Enhances EarthCam’s Webcast Coverage of 2003 Parade
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, November 27, 2003 -- EarthCam (www.earthcam.com), experts in webcam technology and a leader in webcasting premier events, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Panasonic to stream the Thanksgiving Day Parade live from Times Square, New York. Visitors to the Panasonic ideas for life Thanksgiving 2003 site (www.earthcam.com/features/thanksgiving/2003) will 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. For the third year in a row, 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 the past five years, we have offered visitors to our site the ability to watch the famous Thanksgiving Day Parade live from their PC," said Sherri Uhrick, Director of Website Production. "During that time, people around the world have grown to rely on EarthCam as a place to see live events and experience places they cannot or would not go. We are happy that we can offer these people this opportunity and provide them with a glimpse of the parade as it voyages through Times Square."
EarthCam.com is the leading network of live webcams and, as the premier webcam portal, offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for it’s corporate clients. Clients include MSN, Yahoo!, Intel, AOL/Time Warner, ESPN, Panasonic, Ford, NASA, Kodak, Toys "R" Us, This Old House and Discovery.com. As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as the Daytona 500, Mardi Gras, New Year’s Eve in Times Square and the Super Bowl 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. Visit EarthCam at www.earthcam.com.