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EarthCam & Panasonic Partner to Produce Video Postcard Kiosk at Taste of Times Square

2003 Marks the 6th Consecutive Year of EarthCam’s Involvement with Taste of Times Square


New York, June 16, 2003 -- ">EarthCam (, the official Internet camera of Times Square, is pleased to announce that it will partner with Panasonic to participate in this year’s Taste of Times Square presented by Discover Card. EarthCam will setup its unique Video Postcard Kiosk to offer individuals the opportunity to capture pictures of themselves at the event and email these images to friends and family members. The 2003 event marks the 6th consecutive year of EarthCam’s involvement with this annual popular outdoor food festival.

The EarthCam Video Postcard Kiosk will allow festivalgoers to instantaneously capture the moment and enjoy it later. The kiosk will place their pictures on a co-branded site while simultaneously archiving their “fun” for later viewing. Visitors and their friends or family members will receive an email containing a message and a link that will direct them to view their Panasonic Presents Taste of Times Square Video Postcard at their convenience. The postcard can later be forwarded on to relatives, co-workers and friends or simply saved as a memento.

Taste of Times Square 2003 will be held on Monday, June 16, 2003 at 5:00pm in New York City on West 46th Street between Broadway and Ninth Avenue.

EarthCam is the recognized leader in providing live streaming video webcam solutions to businesses. Commencing in 1996, EarthCam began developing the proprietary software, network infrastructure and technical expertise which 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 images for it’s corporate clients. Partners include: Yahoo!, Intel, MSN, ESPN,, and As the premier provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts events such as Daytona 500, Mardi Gras, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and the past four Super Bowls for the NFL. EarthCamTV ( is a live personal broadcasting and video chat site. is EarthCam’s full-service e-commerce site dedicated solely to providing webcam solutions. Visit EarthCam at


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