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EarthCam Launches New Live Streaming High Definition Webcams

Stunning St Louis, Rio de Janiero and Tokyo Views Premier in New Series


New York, November 11, 2009 -- EarthCam (, the premier Internet webcam network, today announced the addition of new high definition live streaming locations to its growing list of exclusive cameras in famous places throughout the world. The official premier today offers EarthCam’s first high definition views with audio. The HD Cameras are focused on the historic Old St Louis Courthouse framed by the Gateway Arch; a skyline view of the Chuo City Ward of Tokyo, and an extraordinary view of Rio de Janiero Harbor, listed officially as one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World".

The introduction of the HD cameras is part of the EarthCam transition to full motion streaming video for its most popular cameras. In addition to the new HD cameras the expansion continues with the new flash streaming video at Place des Artistes in downtown Montreal and an added flash streaming in Times Square. The newest introductions bring the number of H.264 flash versions EarthCam’s popular travel and educational destinations to 22.

The HD cameras takes full advantage of the new video compression technology' and expanded bandwidth providing the best available full motion, real-time webcam experience. “The live high definition views usher in a new era for the millions who visit our continuously expanding EarthCam Network.” said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam.” Applying streaming high definition and H.264 technology to select locations raises the visual reality of travel, entertainment and educational webcams to a new standard.” Cury said. The streaming camera access components on EarthCam include map navigation, daily and annual time-lapse movies, plus viewer submitted "Hall of Fame" archiving. is the leading international network of live public access webcams from around the world. The company is recognized internationally as the leader in complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming public and private, password-protected network camera systems delivering millions of images daily for business, industry, federal, state and local government. EarthCam’s more than 13 years of experience includes developing products and. software to maintain and manage thousands of applications Clients include: Paramount Pictures, New Line Cinema, Walt Disney Pictures, Clear Channel Communications, Public Broadcasting System (PBS.), ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, CNN, MTV, Major League Baseball, NFL, This Old House, Coca-Cola, Sprint, Volkswagen, GE, Yahoo! NASA and 28 state departments of transportation including :Caltrans, Virginia DOT, New Jersey DOT and the Canadian Ministry of Transportation. Clients in more than 1,500 cities, in all 50 states and 46 countries rely on EarthCam webcam systems.

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