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EarthCam Announces a Budget-Friendly HD ConstructionCam


New York, January 19, 2011 --, the professional webcam technology experts, today introduced a new high definition camera system to their highly-successful ConstructionCam series.

EarthCam's new lower-priced ConstructionCam HD system is an advanced webcam that features live HD streaming video in a rugged outdoor enclosure. This Pan/Tilt/Zoom network camera streams 16:9 full-frame live HD video and a 120x zoom for locations demanding accuracy for construction, industrial and transportation projects. Additionally, EarthCam has slashed the cost for this heavy-duty camera by 30%.

"Companies are searching for the best in real-time project management and an efficient way to deliver compelling live video to their websites," said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. "In this economic climate, the industry needs a high-end camera at a lower price. Our new ConstructionCam HD delivers outstanding technology that will fit into most budgets and looks great on our clients' websites," said Cury.

The camera is powered by EarthCam's Control Center 7 comprehensive webcam management service, providing hosted infrastructure to stream video to public websites and social media outlets. The durable camera system can monitor and document jobsites remotely from any desktop or mobile device over 4G wireless networks. Additional benefits include the creation of the industry's preeminent time-lapse movies and time-stamped archiving 24/7 to verify claims and support dispute resolutions. The cost-saving, 2 megapixel IP ConstructionCam HD features a heater, fan and a maintenance-free wiper system housed in an all-metal protective casing to withstand harsh environments. Several solar and wireless options, including new 4G, are available.

EarthCam is the global leader in webcam technology and software. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video and megapixel cameras, along with complete managed services for consumers and corporate clients in more than 1,500 cities throughout all 50 states and 46 countries worldwide. The company’s expertise includes developing technology to manage camera networks and delivering millions of images daily to over 192 countries and 80 of the top 100 construction companies. Industry clients include Bechtel, Turner Construction, Skanska USA, Kiewit Corporation, Jacobs, PCL and Balfour Beatty. Government clients include 32 state departments of transportation, the Canadian Ministry of Transportation, NASA, US Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy and the GSA (#GS-35F-0719P). Corporate clients include Walt Disney Pictures, Clear Channel Communications, PBS, ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, CNN, Major League Baseball, NFL, This Old House, NASA, Coca-Cola, Sprint, Volkswagen, GE and National Geographic.

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