EarthCam Announces Annual ``25 Most Interesting Webcams'' for 2007

Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:31pm EST

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Producers of Two Blockbuster Movies Among VIP Judges
NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--EarthCam, the world's favorite webcam network and recognized
authority on the Internet camera industry, today released its ninth
annual list of the world's most interesting webcams.

   Leading with the only known webcam transmitting street views from
Havana, Cuba, this year's 25 Most Interesting Webcams are viewable
online at and honor worldwide Internet camera
producers for concept creativity, technology, visual quality and

   EarthCam producers search through more than 5,000 webcams
throughout the year to choose 125 semi-finalists that a VIP panel of
judges votes on to select the winners. The 2007 list offers some of
the most stunning scenic cams to date, including dramatic live
deep-sea views, picturesque and exciting travel destinations and an
assortment of whimsical and unique entries from 12 countries.

   Live underwater cams in a giant ocean tank in Boston, MA, a coral
reef in Bonaire and a robotic camera in the Mediterranean Sea off
Italy bring new dimensions to the mysteries of the deep.

   Beautiful views of a boat excursion in Interlaken, Switzerland,
the chance to watch mechanical saints appear in windows of an historic
clock in Prague, the architecture of Vatican City, the bustle of Times
Square, New York and rare live glimpses of Havana offer unique travel

   The assortment of live cameras also introduces viewers to antics
of Seattle, Washington's "Flapper The Duck," tests their patience
watching a mussel grow on Prince Edward Island, Canada and invites
visitors inside a Chicago condo where they can operate the camera and
send an instant message on an LED sign.

   Also featured among the winning cameras are 24/7 sights of a
wildlife watering hole in Botswana, Africa, as well as animals in the
woods of western Pennsylvania, USA. Scenic vistas in Norway, a news
studio cam in Milwaukee, WI and an eatery in London called the Tokyo
Diner also offer intriguing possibilities.

   "We are delighted to recognize the talent, hard work and
leadership of the winning webcam site creators and managers as they
inform, educate and entertain the world. They are among the elite of
the Internet," said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. "We are
also grateful for the time and efforts of EarthCam's VIP judging panel
this year that included two movie industry giants, Michael Bay and
Barry Josephson."

   Bay, Executive Producer of the blockbuster "Transformers," and
Josephson, producer of the current number one movie, "Enchanted,"
joined other prominent judges from entertainment and business
including Olympic Silver Medalist Gordy Sheer, Director of Marketing
and Sponsorship for USA Luge; Lisa Hungness of the WildCam Program at
National Geographic Society; Charnsin Tulyasathien, Sprint Product
Management for Consumer Applications and GPS Solutions; Stefanie
Luciano, VP of Marketing for Mountain Sports Media; and Ken and Sheryl
Borton, producers of Gaylord, Michigan's world famous "Snowman Cam," a
winner from last year's 25 Most Interesting Webcams. 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.

   EDITOR'S NOTE: Winning cameras in the USA are located in: Boca
Raton, Boston, Chattanooga, Chicago, Milwaukee, Murrysville, PA, New
York City, Timberline, OR, and Washington, DC.

   Visit EarthCam at

Justin Camerlengo, 201-403-2916
Marketing Director

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