EarthCam & Panasonic Produce Thanksgiving Day Parade Webcast
2004 Webcast Scheduled to Include Live Streaming Video with Audio
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, November 19, 2004 -- 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 2004 site 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 4th 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.
"Since 1999, we have been offering our visitors the opportunity to watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade online and get a glimpse into the flourishing atmosphere of Times Square," said Sherri Uhrick, Director of Website Production. "During this time, people have become reliant on EarthCam to watch live events from their computer. As with all these live events and our cameras, we are happy to be a part of helping people around the world visually experience new things."
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, international concerts, 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.