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EarthCam Demonstrates Professional Network Webcam at HITEC 2008

EarthCam's TourismCam Makes it Easy to Market and Share Live Video of Your Location


New York, June 16, 2008 -- EarthCam (, the Internet’s premier global webcam network, will demonstrate an advanced live TourismCam, which is an exciting new way to showcase hospitality properties, at HITEC 2008 – the leading international hospitality technology event.

The innovative EarthCam system, designed for enhancing marketing performance, will be displayed for the first time, June 16-19, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX at exhibit #432. HITEC, the world’s largest hospitality technology exposition and conference, is attended by more than 5,000 international hospitality professionals.

The TourismCam is EarthCam’s flagship product and has been used in tourism locations around the world including Cancun, Las Vegas, London, Miami, Moscow, Niagara Falls, Patagonia in Chile, Prague, St. Thomas, Times Square, and Waikiki Beach, as well as hundreds of other premier destinations. Potential visitors to these locations enjoy live views of local scenery, landmarks, skylines, and resort amenities on the Internet or on mobile devices. Real-time video may also be displayed on in-room systems for hotel guests.

Today, consumers are using webcams more and more as tools during many phases of their travel planning and research. As a result, EarthCam’s technology is becoming increasingly more important to hospitality professionals as it offers a unique online marketing opportunity. Because of the website’s popularity as the Internet’s most comprehensive search engine for virtual travel, EarthCam is able to direct visitors to branded web pages offering live views from resorts, hotels and recreational properties. Additionally, EarthCam’s webcams are easily integrated within existing websites and support unlimited simultaneous visitors. is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world with more than 200,000 unique visitors daily. The company provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Hilton, Doubletree, MGM Grand, Panasonic, NASA, PBS, Sprint, Chevrolet, Yahoo!, Disney, Coca-Cola, Hawaiian Tropic, Anheuser-Busch, Prudential, and the Seattle Space Needle among others. As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as international concerts, Mardi Gras, the New York City Thanksgiving Day Parade, Fleet Week activities in New York, and New Year's Eve in Times Square.

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