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EarthCam Demonstrates New Webcam Technology at International Bridge Conference

Time-Lapse Movies Allow Professionals to View and Share Their Project from Start to Finish


New York, June 6, 2011 -- EarthCam, the international webcam technology experts, will demonstrate the new MegapixelCam Robotic system designed for remote bridge jobsite management and construction documentation at the International Bridge Conference, June 5-8 in Pittsburgh (Exhibit #509).

Also on display will be a collection of EarthCam's new 2011 time-lapse movies, showcasing some of the most impressive bridge projects currently in progress. Attendees will have the opportunity to view some of the most interesting bridge construction projects and watch the progress from the past year in one-minute professionally edited time-lapse segments. Visitors will have the chance to view such noteworthy projects as the Lake Champlain Bridge, Pearl Harbor Memorial (Q) Bridge, Presidio Parkway/Golden Gate Bridge, Milton-Madison Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

The new webcam technology on display offers bridge authorities, engineers and construction companies the best live views and image archiving available for monitoring, documenting progress and project promotion. It's the world's only programmable outdoor robotic camera delivering streaming video and professional quality multi-layered photography. The new MegapixelCam Robotic system generates remarkable 29376 x 9792 pixel multi-level, auto-stitched 360º panoramas. This impressive camera is the latest addition to EarthCam's ever-expanding product line of webcam systems that are engineered specifically to meet remote location and budget requirements for long-term, complex projects. The new system has proven to be the ultimate in jobsite documentation and is a trusted resource for bridge industry professionals.

"The new MegapixelCam Robotic is a significant addition to our extensive line of webcam solutions and takes remote jobsite management and project documentation to another level”, said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. “Perfectly suited for bridge construction projects, this heavy-duty outdoor camera is geared towards a growing and ever-changing marketplace. The system caters to customers looking for superior documentation and theatrical quality time-lapse movies for their archival records", Cury said.

Fully-managed and delivered as an online service by EarthCam, the powerful system is an elemental component of multiple bridge projects in the United States and Canada. Authorities rely on the system daily to visually monitor progress, resolve claims and continuously update views of the project status. Cost benefits are instantly realized with enhanced communications, automating progress reports, reduced travel requirements, efficient dispute resolution and positive public awareness.

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 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 35 state departments of transportation such as TxDOT, Caltrans, the New York City DOT, New Jersey DOT, Maine DOT and Tennessee DOT, as well as the Canadian Ministry of Transportation, NASA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and the GSA (#GS-35F-0719P).


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