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EarthCam Launches New York City Heron Webcam

Advanced Solar and Wireless Technology Meets Demands of Uninhabited Island


New York, July 17, 2007 -- EarthCam (, the Internet's premier global webcam network, today announced a new live Heron Cam on an island within the New York City limits where beautiful Harbor Herons spend the summer nesting and raising their fledglings.

EarthCam, working with affiliate New York City Audubon, developed methods to meet the unique location challenge on the uninhabited, powerless island. The live nest close-ups are made possible with advanced technology using a unique solar power system and wireless transmission to an Internet source nearly a mile away on the mainland in the Bronx, NY.

Visit EarthCam to see the Heron Cam live, along with many other great cameras, at is the leading network of live webcams and offers the most comprehensive search engine of webcams from around the world with more than 200,000 unique visitors daily. EarthCam provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Panasonic, Ford, NASA, Pfizer, This Old House, Sprint, Toyota, Yahoo!, Disney, Coca-Cola, Discover Card, Turner Construction, Bechtel Corp, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, numerous state and federal government agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security. EarthCam has webcast premier events such as international concerts, Emmy and Grammy Awards, Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageants, Mardi Gras, and New Year's Eve in Times Square.

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