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EarthCam Launches Webcam Software for Businesses

New Control Center Software v3.0 Includes Enhanced Project Management and Time-Lapse Archiving Capabilities in Addition to Heightened Levels of Security


New York, July 25, 2002 -- a, Arial">EarthCam (, the leader in providing streaming video webcam software and technology solutions, is proud to announce the release of its Control Center Software version 3.0. This new software includes an easy to use, enhanced feature set, a re-design of the layout and look, and heightened levels of security depending on a user's administrative position.

EarthCam's proprietary Control Center Software helps users to manage, via the Internet, the high quality video streams produced by their EarthCam Camera Systems. Utilizing any standard Internet browser, users can log in to their Control Center through (, EarthCam's new online marketplace dedicated solely to providing professional level webcam software and technology to businesses. The Control Center provides users with the ability to pan, tilt and zoom their camera with an easy to use, interactive control pad. EarthCam's quick select buttons allow users to not only save and print an image, but also email a snapshot image, along with notes, to co-workers and business associates. The software is equipped with a multi-view feature that enables users to simultaneously view additional cameras with the ability to toggle between them or launch remote desktop windows.

"EarthCam's goal has always been to offer the highest quality webcam solutions for our clients. With the launch of Control Center 3.0, we feel we have created the ideal management tool to compliment our product line and provide the best professional webcam software in the industry," said Brian Cury, founder and CEO of EarthCam. "This new software, coupled with one of our leading edge webcam systems, will allow us to expand our market share of the growing corporate webcam market."

EarthCam's latest version of the Control Center Software has been newly designed to provide numerous functions and a superior user-friendly experience. Through the use of the powerful client side administrative tools, management now has the ability to create, edit and store multiple presets, as well as password protect the various levels of camera control and software functionality. Additionally, the enhanced archive feature set is newly equipped with a calendar interface that provides users with multi-level search capabilities to instantly access time-lapse movies. Clients can also choose to playback video of the last 24 hours, 7 days, 30 days or high resolution year-to-date images by simply clicking one of EarthCam's quick select buttons.

The Control Center Software is webcam technology and management software deliverable as an online service and accessible by any browser. By delivering this application over the web, EarthCam is able to include with the Control Center Software its proprietary maintenance infrastructure that provides a complete solution to monitor, serve and maintain video content 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the Internet. The maintenance infrastructure includes EarthCam's proprietary image management program that monitors each camera feed, emergency pager and e-mail notification to EarthCam technical support staff, and "self-healing" and corrective programming that is remotely applied to all systems. The around the clock communication between the Control Center Software and the EarthCam server farm has allowed EarthCam to customize the software, as an added feature set, with the real-time date, time, local weather at the location where the camera resides, as well as with a chat room to interact with other users.

High-resolution screenshots of EarthCam's Control Center 3.0 are available for printing at

EarthCam is the recognized leader in providing live streaming video webcam software and technology solutions to businesses. Commencing in 1996, EarthCam began developing the proprietary software, network infrastructure and technical expertise that now allows it to deliver millions of live images to thousands of users each day. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Kodak, Panasonic, Ford, Turner Construction, the Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, United Forming, Lockheed Martin, New York City Department of Transportation, City of Chicago, AOL/Time Warner, Verizon, Motorola and Toys "R" Us. 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. is EarthCam's full-service e-commerce site dedicated solely to providing webcam solutions. Visit EarthCam at


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