Microsoft New York Sidewalk Named Sponsor of This Wild 1 Day Webcast.

New York, New York, October 15, 1998 - EarthCam on October 31, 1998 will produce a live webcast of New York City's Halloween spirited happenings outside the Jeckyl and Hydes Restaurant in Greenwich Village - an area that hosts one of the Big Apple's wildest events. So wild the City has been holding public hearings whether or not to allow this controversial event to take place. From early afternoon until late evening, EarthCam will be there presenting the sights and sounds of the notorious Halloween festivities and revelers prowling the streets in their eerie, glittering and outlandish attire for the world to experience.

In addition, participants can strike a pose in their costumes for individual snapshots via EarthCam's digital web camera. These images will be broadcast live on the Internet and simultaneously archived for the individuals to view later. Each participant will receive a picture ID# to find their Halloween mug shot on the web. Visitors to the site will have the ability to email their own image or any other image to a friend.

EarthCam will utilize its wireless webcasting device and other webcasting technologies to capture the array of spooky sounds and sights Halloween in New York City has to offer. In Halloween's aftermath, Internet viewers can enjoy a virtual photo album of the most amusing and colorful images from thewebcast. The archived images will remain on EarthCam for thirty days following October 31st.

Microsoft New York Sidewalk will sponsor and give away cash prizes for the best costume. EarthCam has provided webcasting solutions for some of the most widely recognized brands and sites in the industry, including: Super Bowl XXXII live from San Diego on behalf of the NFL, New Year's Eve live from Times Square for Yahoo!, New York's Halloween Parade and St. Patrick's Day Parade for Microsoft Sidewalk, the CART (Championship Auto Racing Teams) finals from Fontana, California, the New York Music Festivals for Intel, the Seattle Music Festivals for RealNetworks, the Grammy Awards for CBS and the Goodwill Games for TBS.

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