EarthCam Presents Exclusive Webcast of New Year's 2004
EarthCam’s Online Coverage Includes 7 Cameras Live from Times Square
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, January 1, 2004 -- EarthCam (www.earthcam.com), experts in webcam technology and a leader in webcasting premier events, is proud to announce its 8th annual New Year's webcast (http://newyears.earthcam.com). Presented by Panasonic (www.panasonic.com), New Year’s 2004 will feature live views from 7 Times Square cameras and 9 others located in a select group of worldwide cities that include Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, London, Memphis, Moscow, New Orleans, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
For the second year in a row, EarthCam will offer live coverage of
the Panasonic Presents New Year’s Eve Times Square Sing-A-Long.
The Panasonic Sing-A-Long will be included as part of the streaming
video EarthCam will offer live from Times Square beginning at 10:00pm
(Eastern). Scheduled to start at 11:15pm (Eastern), visitors to the
site will be able to watch the live video and hear the sounds of the
Times Square crowd as they unite their voices in a huge chorus to welcome
the New Year. Cyndi Lauper will perform and lead the annual Panasonic
Sing-A-Long with three songs from her hit new album At Last. Cyndi will
begin by entertaining the revelers in Times Square with her soulful
performance of At Last, and then, as the words appear on giant Panasonic
Astrovision screens, she will invite the revelers to join in singing
her amazing renditions of Until You Come Back To Me and Stay.
EarthCam, the Official Webcaster of New Year's in Times Square as designated by the Times Square Business Improvement District, will highlight the extensive coverage of the ongoing celebration from the heart of Times Square through its new interactive website. From streaming webcam images to streaming video with audio, EarthCam’s feature set includes an interactive cam, panoramas and the ability to email a Times Square postcard to a friend. Viewers to the site will be able to watch Times Square from multiple webcams located in a variety of vantage points in and around Times Square. Additionally, for the fourth year in a row, anyone with a personal PC camera will be able to contribute to the fun by broadcasting their very own New Year's Eve party directly into EarthCam's video chat section of the site.
EarthCam's New Year's 2004 coverage will include:
EarthCam's Webcast of the Century in 2000 received an excess of 200 million page views, more than 50 million unique visitors, and served over 80,000 video and audio streams. More recently, EarthCam’s New Year’s 2003 served over 284,000 video and audio streams.
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. WebCamStore.com is EarthCam’s full-service e-commerce site
dedicated solely to providing webcam solutions. Visit EarthCam at www.earthcam.com.