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EarthCam to Webcast Traditional Thanksgiving Day Parade in HD

New HD Camera Debuts Among Multiple Times Square Locations As Holidays Begin


New York, November 24, 2009 -- EarthCam (, the world's premiere webcam network and leading provider of webcam content, today announced the first-ever HD views of its annual live webcast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The 83rd annual edition of the event, famous internationally as the official start of the holiday season, will be covered by a 11 EarthCam cameras. Viewers may personalize their uninterrupted experience choosing from among multiple angles. The HD streaming camera, three high resolutions streaming video systems all with audio and 7 additional live cameras will capture the excitement of multi-story balloons, floats, marching bands, clowns and entertainers. Sesame Street’s Abby Cadabby and Kermit the Frog as well as Snoopy, Spiderman and Horton the Elephant will be among the high-flying characters leading the way for Santa in his new sleigh.

The webcast is scheduled Thanksgiving Day from 9am-12noon ET.

Following the live event EarthCam archives will be available offering a variety of views that highlight the parade as it passes through Times Square. 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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