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EarthCam Honors America With Its Independence Day Cams

EarthCam’s 4th of July Collection of Cameras Features USS Intrepid Cam


New York, July 4, 2003 -- ">EarthCam (, experts in webcam technology and a leader in webcasting premier events, is proud to announce its collection of Independence Day Cams ( Brought together in honor of the 4th of July, the Independence Day Cams will capture the fireworks displays from a number of cities located throughout the country.

EarthCam’s Independence Day Cams include cameras from several U.S. cities, specifically Boston, Hollywood, New York, Philadelphia, Seattle, our nation’s capitol, Washington, D.C. The cameras provide patriotic views of a variety of landmarks and skylines allowing visitors to see the fireworks as they explode and light up the skies with the red, white and blue.

One of the most prominent cameras starring in this year’s Independence Day Cams will be EarthCam’s USS Intrepid Cam. Viewers can see live images of Macy's annual fireworks show and watch as they illuminate the New York City skyline beginning at 9:20 PM (EST). As a prelude to the fireworks, spectators can also enjoy the FDNY Fireboat Water Show along the Hudson River at approximately 7:15 PM (EST).

The USS Intrepid Cam is mounted high atop the USS Intrepid Museum, a 40,000-ton, 900 foot-long aircraft carrier. Launched in 1943, the USS Intrepid served the United States Navy for 31 years. This Essex class carrier, along with her 23 sister ships, formed the backbone of the United States Navy during the latter half of the Second World War.

All of these cameras and more are available at

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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