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EarthCam Set to Stream Live the 2004 KWN Awards Ceremony

EarthCam To Offer Live Streaming Video With Audio in Multi-Bit Rate Format


New York, May 3, 2004 -- EarthCam (, experts in webcam technology and a leader in webcasting premier events, is pleased to announce that it will partner with Panasonic to stream live the 2004 Kid Witness News "New Vision" Awards Ceremony ( The 2004 ceremony, scheduled to take place at The Museum of Television & Radio on May 3rd beginning at 1:00pm eastern time, marks the 5th consecutive year that EarthCam and Panasonic have joined together to produce this event live on the Internet.

Featured on the home page of the Panasonic website (, visitors to the Panasonic Kid Witness News Online site will find links to view the live event, as well as a links to view archives of the 2002 and 2003 ceremonies. Available exclusively in Microsoft Windows Media format, viewers will have the opportunity to see the streaming video with audio in 56k, 100k and 300k depending on the speed of their broadband connection.

The 2004 Kid Witness News "New Vision" Awards Ceremony recognizes the outstanding video achievements of young students as they present "The World Through Their Eyes". A panel of judges that includes educators, broadcasters, scientists, journalists, entertainers and industry leaders reviews the "best of the best" videos. Winners from both the U.S. and Japan are invited by Panasonic to the New York area to participate in a weekend of activities to celebrate their accomplishments in videography, and to receive their honors at the prestigious New Vision Awards Ceremony.

Visit EarthCam to see the 2004 Kid Witness News "New Vision" Awards Ceremony LIVE, along with many other great events, at 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 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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