December 27, 2023 -- 27 years ago, webcam technology experts, EarthCam, unveiled their first live stream of the famous Times Square celebrations and ball drop. Fast forward to 2023, and EarthCam’s cutting-edge network of webcams delivers real-time coverage of global festivities and fireworks around the world.
Celebrations start in New Zealand at 6:00am EST on December 31st. Subsequently, viewers will have the opportunity to see dozens of locations ring in the New Year. Among the notable new destinations this year are Puerto Rico, Sicily, Taiwan, Wales, Alaska, and Corning, NY.
Back in Times Square, EarthCam will be providing multiple live camera perspectives, covering the entirety of the festivities in uncut and unfiltered 4K quality live streams. Watch the crowds arrive as the party starts, and join everyone in watching the ball drop.
EarthCam has experienced remarkable expansion in 2023, documenting amazing construction projects globally, including the reconstruction of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine. EarthCam was also chosen to document the crucial emergency repair and reopening of the I-95 bridge in Philadelphia and the I-10 in Los Angeles.
Also in 2023, EarthCam premiered a new platform to better serve hundreds of news media professionals who feature its live streaming content every day. Media Priority Access is an unprecedented success in its first year, increasing EarthCam’s media exposure by 260% and earning tens of thousands of media mentions. Coverage included homepages on CNN.com and the New York Times when Canadian wildfire smoke engulfed large areas of the US.
Join millions of viewers who regularly tune into EarthCam’s live streams - visit EarthCam.com/newyears 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.