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EarthCam Premieres Ultra-High Resolution Time-Lapse Cameras

Sony Electronics and EarthCam collaborate to deliver new 61 megapixel live streaming webcams

June 17, 2021 -- EarthCam, the leading provider of webcam technology and services, today announced new full-frame webcams which increase resolution by 154% over previous versions, realizing more artistic and commercial possibilities for entertainment, construction and security applications. This announcement builds on the success of EarthCam’s GigapixelCam X80 - launched in May - alongside ‘The World’s Largest Photo of New York City’.

EarthCam is expanding its close collaboration with Sony Electronics, utilizing Sony’s Alpha cameras as key image creation components for the company’s time-lapse webcams. The full-frame 61 megapixel sensor in the Alpha 7R IV allows the EarthCam webcams to capture an extraordinary level of detail and resolution. The new cameras added to EarthCam’s time-lapse line include the ultra-wide angle 61 MegapixelCam, and the 61 MegapixelCam Robotic, which adds a precision 360° pan/tilt base. Both cameras provide live video streaming for real-time progress monitoring, and feature exceptional resolution to provide a new level of detail for cost-effective time-lapse marketing. Other unique advantages of generating twice as much visual data are realized in the science of artificial intelligence. Higher resolution increases the accuracy of analytics offering clear benefits in driving productivity and providing a safer, more secure jobsite.

“EarthCam has consistently been the gold standard for archival documentation, and this line of time-lapse cameras will exceed the needs of the most demanding clients long into the future,” said Brian Cury, CEO and Founder of EarthCam. “We’re expanding this high-resolution full-frame sensor technology to our mid-priced cameras, so that projects of all sizes can be documented with incredibly detailed imagery and 8K cinematic time-lapse.”

Additionally, both new cameras feature RAW format imaging technology – a prerequisite for outstanding time-lapse imagery. RAW images contain 6,300% more levels of brightness than standard JPEG photos, allowing more adjustment without sacrificing image quality.

EarthCam’s patented GigapixelCam technology has been field proven in the most demanding environments, and now the technology behind it is available in mid-priced MegapixelCam cameras, making impactful public outreach for every project milestone easy and cost-effective even for small and midsize businesses. Cameras can easily be managed over 4G LTE, or 5G networks and customers can leverage the powerful software suite, industry leading service and on-site support that EarthCam has provided for 25 years.

For more information, see EarthCam’s full line of time-lapse cameras here.


About EarthCam

EarthCam is the global leader in providing webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video, time-lapse construction cameras and reality capture solutions for corporate and government clients. EarthCam leads the industry with the highest resolution imagery available, including the world’s first outdoor gigapixel panorama camera system. This patented technology delivers superior multi-billion pixel clarity for monitoring and archiving important projects and events. EarthCam has documented over a trillion dollars of construction projects around the world. The company is headquartered on a 10-acre campus in Northern New Jersey.

Projects documented by EarthCam include: One Vanderbilt, Hudson Yards, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Los Angeles SoFi Stadium, Las Vegas Allegiant Stadium, Golden State Warriors’ Chase Center, LAX Airport, Moynihan Station, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, Panama Canal Expansion, Qatar Rail, The Red Sea Project, The Jeddah Tower, Whitney Museum of American Art, Louvre in Abu Dhabi, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, One World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.

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