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EarthCam Set to Webcast International Thanksgiving Day Parade

Multiple Cameras to Offer Unique Live Views from Times Square


New York, November 25, 2008 -- EarthCam (, the world's premiere webcam network and leading provider of webcam content, ushers in the holiday season with its annual live webcast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The parade, in its 82nd annual version, is recognized internationally as the official start of the holiday season. Seven EarthCam cameras, including one streaming video system with audio, will capture all the excitement of the multi-story balloons and the colorful floats unfiltered in real-time. Exclusive webcam locations in and around Times Square will bring visitors their own viewpoints as they choose cameras. Positioned to transmit the exciting live views of Shrek, Horton the Elephant, and Buzz Lightyear, among the 25 giant balloons, the webcams will show the Thanksgiving Day parade from 9am-12noon ET.

Following the live event, EarthCam archives will be available offering a variety of views that highlight the parade line marching through Times Square and down Broadway. 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. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Panasonic, NASA, Pfizer, PBS, Sprint, Chevrolet, Yahoo!, Disney, Coca-Cola, Hawaiian Tropic, Anheuser-Busch, the Seattle Space Needle, and Prudential, among others. As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as international concerts, Mardi Gras, Broadway on Broadway, New Year's Eve in Times Square, and Fleet Week activities in New York.

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