Times Square, New York, NY, December 29th, 2022 – 26 years ago, webcam technology experts, EarthCam released their first live-stream of the famous New Year’s celebrations and ball drop in Times Square. Each year since, EarthCam’s extensive network of webcams provides a real-time, captivating way to watch festivities and fireworks around the world. With EarthCam’s apps, viewers will enjoy live New Year webcasts on their big screen TV and mobile devices.
The party begins in New Zealand at 6:00am EST on December 31st. From there, viewers will be able to see more than 50 locations ring in the New Year. Among the notable new destinations this year are Rio de Janeiro, Nassau, Bahamas, Cape Town, South Africa, Sitka, Alaska and a new custom camera embedded in a secret hole in the Washington Monument.
Back in Times Square, EarthCam will broadcast festivities unfiltered and uncut with their latest live-streaming webcams, in full 4K video. After the party, as the TV networks and revelers leave, EarthCam will continue to live-stream for the ultimate confetti clean-up.
2022 has been a year of extraordinary growth and innovation for EarthCam, who documented amazing construction projects globally, including six FIFA World Cup Stadiums in Qatar. EarthCam served millions of viewers with live streams of 2022’s biggest news events, such as Kyiv during the Russian invasion of Ukraine and Hurricane Ian in Florida. In addition, EarthCam established new partnerships with the Hallmark Channel to bring live views of quaint holiday scenes from hometown USA, and with NASA to stream earth from space.
As the year comes to a close, EarthCam continues to evolve, transforming its software and camera services to drive increasing demand for the world’s best technology for live-streaming, project documentation and epic time-lapse.
Visit EarthCam.com/NewYearsEve to enjoy the worldwide celebrations. If you’re on the move, use EarthCam’s Webcams app for Apple or Android, and for the big screen, download EarthCamTV for Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV. EarthCam will also be live streaming on its Facebook and YouTube pages.
EarthCam is the global leader in providing webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, it provides live streaming video, time-lapse construction cameras and 360° reality capture for corporate and government clients. The company 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 events.
The Webby Award winning company hosts many highly trafficked tourism cams, with views of popular locations and landmarks such as Times Square, Grand Canyon, World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty, Miami Beach, Key West, Bourbon Street, Temple Bar in Dublin, CN Tower, the Eiffel Tower and Abbey Road Crossing in London.