WHAT: Once again the National Park Service has partnered with EarthCam to bring live views of iconic U.S. monuments to the world. EarthCam engineered a live streaming webcam to fit inside a pre-existing hole in the Washington Monument’s pyramidion, creating a unique way for the public to see Washington, D.C. Experience majestic views from 500 feet over the nation’s capital.
WHY: In addition to one-of-a-kind views of the WWII Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, the webcam was installed in time to view Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada’s facescape, “Out of Many, One.” This month-long National Portrait Gallery exhibit required 2,000 tons of sand and 800 tons of soil to create. The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association helped make the project viewable to the public with EarthCam.
HOW: For an exclusive view from the highest point in Washington, D.C., visit http://www.earthcam.com/usa/dc/washingtonmonument/.
To download and share a 24 hour time-lapse video clip, click here: http://files1.earthcam.net/owncloud/public.php?service=files&t=4ba8a62ae5990200fe61fdc5187a46ca.
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EarthCam is the global leader in delivering webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video and time-lapse construction cameras for corporate, tourism and government clients in major cities around the world. EarthCam’s revolutionary gigapixel camera systems deliver superior billion pixel clarity for monitoring and archiving the world’s most important projects and events. EarthCam’s all-weather webcams, innovative software and mobile applications enable users to showcase unique views, increase exposure and generate positive public relations. EarthCam launched EarthCamTV, a 24-hour “TV channel” devoted to live views of scenic destinations around the world.
The Webby Award winning company hosts many highly trafficked tourism cams, with views of popular locations and landmarks such as Times Square, World Trade Center, Las Vegas Strip, Bourbon Street, Eiffel Tower, Andy Warhol’s gravesite, Hollywood Boulevard, Miami Beach, Atlantis the Palm Dubai, Petra in Jordan and Abbey Road Crossing in London.
To experience more of EarthCam, visit www.earthcam.com.