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Video: The building of Levi’s Stadium, USA (constructionweekonline.com)
Twenty-nine months of construction have been captured in the new home of the San Fransisco 49ers NFL team. EarthCam was selected to document and promote the construction progress with three megapixel construction cameras and one live streaming HD webcam. Over 200,000 HD images were archived over 29 months at the site in Santa Clara, California.  more... 9/18/2014

Watch the 49ers' new stadium built in less than two minutes (sportingnews.com)
The 49ers christened their new stadium with a loss to the Bears on Sunday, but the night was still beautiful. It marked the end of the Candlestick Park era and the beginning of the new and improved Levi's Stadium era. With the help of EarthCam, we're able to see just how the stadium was built.  more... 9/18/2014

Live Feed Of Abbey Road Crossing Is The Best Thing You'll Watch All Day (huffingtonpost.com)
Oh! Darling, this is awesome. We had always assumed Abbey Road would be swarming with tourists -- but watching it via live video feed proves the crosswalk is even more entertaining than we imagined. The interwebs are abuzz with news that there is, indeed, a 24/7 camera trained on the "zebra crossing" made famous by the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album cover. The footage you're watching is so hysterical, you might think it was pre-recorded. But it's not -- click below to watch.  more... 9/16/2014

Webcam used to detect abnormal heart rhythm (http://www.thestar.com.my/Tech/Tech-News/2014/09/1)
With a regular laptop camera and sophisticated software, researchers may be able to detect atrial fibrillation about as accurately as with a standard electrocardiogram (ECG), according to a new pilot study. The technology records and analyses video footage of a person’s face and detects subtle shifts in skin colour that indicate changes in blood flow. “Existing ECG-based technologies are used only for patients who had symptoms,” said the Jean-Phillipe Couderc of the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York, who led the study.   more... 9/12/2014

Can Webcams Detect A-Fib? (healthitoutcomes.com)
Xerox has teamed with researchers to pilot a new technology that could give doctors and patients an easier way to detect and monitor the most common type of arrhythmia using a basic webcam. Xerox built software algorithms that analyze the skin on the face for subtle color changes that could indicate irregular blood flow caused by atrial fibrillation. A paper published by HeartRhythm explains how proof-of-concept was established in a pilot project at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.  more... 9/11/2014

Abbey Road webcam entertains the internet (thespec.com)
Abbey Road studios has put up a 24-hour live feed of the crosswalk The Beatles made famous on the cover of their album Abbey Road, and it is engrossing. The webcam gives endless, live, online views of tourists stopping traffic to re-create the walk that John, Paul, George and Ringo took across the street in 1969.  more... 9/11/2014

Web cam used to detect abnormal heart rhythm (reuters.com)
With a regular laptop camera and sophisticated software, researchers may be able to detect atrial fibrillation about as accurately as with a standard electrocardiogram (ECG), according to a new pilot study. The technology records and analyzes video footage of a person’s face and detects subtle shifts in skin color that indicate changes in blood flow.  more... 9/9/2014

Rare Tamworth piglets become internet sensation after live webcam success (irishexaminer.com)
A litter of rare Tamworth piglets have become an internet sensation after starring in a live webcam. Dubbed “Piglet-Cam”, the broadcast has been set up at the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall to give viewers a taste of the antics of a rare Tamworth sow and her 10 piglets. The Tamworth breed of pig is classed as “at risk” by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. The piglets join a number of other rare animals at the gardens, including a flock of Devon and Cornwall longwool sheep.  more... 9/9/2014

Beatles Abbey Road Live Webcam: Watch Fans Anger British Drivers (musictimes.com)
Thanks to the Internet and an excess of questionable decisions made by tourists, hours of entertainment are just one click away. Abbey Road's live feed of its famous pedestrian crossing is tough to turn away from. Even at night, Beatles fans try to replicate one of the most famous album covers of all-time while avoiding speeding vehicles. Brought to mass attention by Reddit users, the feed has produced some silly photographs in the past few months, including a group of people dressed up as barn animals...  more... 9/9/2014

      

 

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