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EarthCam Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary with the Premiere of Exciting New Webcam Locations in Times Square


New York, August 30, 2012 -- Today marks EarthCam's 16th anniversary and the milestone is being commemorated by the launch of fresh, interactive live streaming webcam locations in Times Square, New York. View the exciting new cameras at

This world famous location is visited by millions of tourists each year, and EarthCam's webcams at the “Crossroads of the World” continue to be some of the most popular cameras in their network. Broadcasting everything from the usual every day activity, which includes appearances by Elmo and The Naked Cowboy, to the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade and New Year's Eve festivities, EarthCam's Times Square cameras have been a consistent go-to for virtual travelers since they initially debuted 12 years ago.

In honor of their 16th anniversary, EarthCam is proud to announce several new exciting camera locations, which will continue to deliver the most amazing and unique views from the heart of New York City for the world to enjoy. One of the new locations, at 44th Street and Broadway, will feature panoramic views from EarthCam's revolutionary GigapixelCam system. The new GigapixelCam is the world's first outdoor automated gigapixel camera and is capable of producing panoramas over one billion pixels. These impressive panoramas bring larger than life views of Times Square in a way never seen before.

In addition to 47th and Broadway, a new StreamCam HD camera system with audio will be located at 51st and Broadway, delivering the always popular street-level perspective. The street-level webcam previously located at 46th Street became an instant fan favorite since it first appeared on the scene over 10 years ago, always drawing a crowd of people visiting from around the world eager to wave home to family and friends. EarthCam knows visitors will enjoy the live streaming views from this new camera just as much.

EarthCam isn't stopping here though, so be sure to stay tuned! The EarthCam Team plans to add even more new Times Square locations to their network, making good on their mission to deliver the most entertaining and interesting views of New York to people around the world.

The new Times Square cameras, and many more popular scenic webcams around the world, can be viewed on-the-go with EarthCam's exclusive mobile device application. Users can even take a snapshot and share with their friends on Facebook and Twitter. To download the EarthCam mobile app, visit

ABOUT EARTHCAM EarthCam is the global leader in delivering world class webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides time-lapse megapixel cameras, live streaming video, and complete managed services for corporate and government clients in more than 1,500 international cities. With numerous applications in the construction, transportation, entertainment and tourism industries, EarthCam's revolutionary camera systems deliver superior HD clarity, monitoring, documenting, and archiving of the world's most important projects and events.

The award winning company hosts the world's most popular social media webcam network with over 75,000 Facebook fans. Some highly trafficked tourism cams are these popular locations: Times Square, the Abbey Road Crossing in London and the Las Vegas sign.

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