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EarthCam’s WebCamStore Launches New Line of Robotic Cameras

New Cost-Effective Product Line Features EarthCam CampusCam


New York, May 14, 2003 -- ">EarthCam (, the leader in providing webcam software and technology solutions, is excited to introduce the WebCamStore’s new line of robotic cameras. Featuring the EarthCam CampusCam, the list of robotic cameras includes the EarthCam ConstructionCam Lite, the EarthCam BroadcastCam and 2 additional network camera systems by Sony and Canon. In conjunction with the launch, EarthCam will also be introducing its new 802.11b Wireless Internet Camera, as well as adding the new Panasonic WV-NM100 Network Security Camera to its already extensive line of Panasonic products. The addition of these new cameras adds to the extensive line of webcam technology solutions already offered at EarthCam’s company-owned (

“Since we started the WebCamStore back in 1999, we have been providing leading edge webcam solutions to both businesses and consumers. During that time, we have introduced numerous systems in response to an ever evolving webcam marketplace,” said Joseph Nizza, Director of Marketing for EarthCam. “We feel that the recent additions to the WebCamStore further solidify EarthCam’s presence as the top provider of live streaming video webcam solutions on the Internet.”

The CampusCam is an outdoor robotic solution designed specifically for schools and universities to promote their campuses online. The all-in-one network camera system allows schools and universities to easily and affordably display live streaming video of their campus on their website. The CampusCam’s built in server technology has a queuing system that provides every user with an opportunity to pan, tilt or zoom the camera to see a panoramic view of the campus or view highlights preset by the university. The CampusCam is fully assembled in a durable, thermostatically controlled all weather dome housing with heater and fan. The CampusCam requires no additional or special computer components and includes a 25x zoom to capture detail and the ability to store up to 16 presets.

The EarthCam ConstructionCam Lite ( is a versatile and affordable, all-in-one robotic network camera system. Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, the ConstructionCam Lite features IP based server technology and offers users the ability to pan, tilt or zoom the camera from any computer connected to the Internet. The EarthCam BroadcastCam ( is a multi-use system for traffic monitoring, weather reporting, and cutaway shots for breaking news.
Designed for heavy-duty outdoor applications, the BroadcastCam allows for a cost-effective digital transmission over standard T-1, DSL or cable modem in addition to full NTSC transmission over fiber or RF microwave.

In addition, the WebCamStore is now distributing two new robotic network cameras that pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) from Canon and Sony. The Canon VB-C10R, designed for ceiling mounting, combines the benefits of an advanced PTZ camera and a network server in one compact unit. The VB-C10R features a high precision 16X optical zoom lens and allows for live images to be transmitted smoothly at up to 30 frames per second. The Sony SNC-RZ30N camera combines network functionality with PTZ capability and takes remote monitoring and general IT applications to the next step by offering the flexibility to see almost anything within the camera's range and field-of-view over an ordinary TCP/IP network.

WebCamStore is EarthCam’s e-commerce site dedicated solely to providing end-to-end webcam technology solutions to vertical markets, including construction, security, healthcare, traffic and the news/media industry. These most recent additions to the line will bring the total number of SKUs to over 100.

EarthCam is the recognized leader in providing live streaming video webcam software and technology solutions to businesses. Commencing in 1996, EarthCam began developing the proprietary software, network infrastructure and technical expertise that now allows it to deliver millions of live images to thousands of users each day. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Kodak, Panasonic, Ford, Turner Construction, the Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, United Forming, Lockheed Martin, New York City Department of Transportation, City of Chicago, AOL/Time Warner, Verizon, Motorola and Toys “R” Us. As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as the Daytona 500, Mardi Gras, New Year’s Eve in Times Square and the Super Bowl for the NFL. is EarthCam's full-service e-commerce site dedicated solely to providing webcam solutions. Visit EarthCam at


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