Thursday, January 18, 2007

video #2

I recorded this video in June 2006 (sometime during the football World Cup, you can see that Stuttgart is very busy). The places in this pre-News segment are:

London - Stuttgart - Paris - Helsinki - Brussels - Venice - Beaver Creek, Colorado

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

video #1

Here's a video I recorded of earthTV back in June 2006. I hope this helps show that I'm not just a fan of webcams (so 90s!) and that there's a bit more to earthTV than that... the music, the escapism, the data caption. It's so great to see other places of the world... live! The places in this video are:

Dusseldorf - Hong Kong - Cebu - Cologne - Geneva - Sydney - Mannum (near Adelaide, Australia)

liveonearth webcams - Europe #2

London buses... possibly on Haymarket, I'm not sure.

Looking across at Westminster, presumably from the Piccadilly Circus camera.

Piccadilly Circus at 4am. About as quiet as it gets.

Piccadilly Circus, London, but day! Lots of tourists sitting around the statue and one of the open top double decker buses stopped at the lights. Looks like I was watching al-Arabiya TV at the time.

Mallorca looks a bit cloudy.

Mallorca, Spain. A similar view across the harbour.

Mallorca harbour on a sunny evening.

Paris, France. A Palace perhaps?

Seville, Spain.

St.Malo in France, possibly after rain because the glass in front of the camera looks a bit occluded.

Stuttgart, Germany, shortly before the World Cup 2006.

Stuttgart on the day of a World Cup match!

Venice, Italy. The Bridge of Sighs I guess :-)

Monday, October 23, 2006

liveonearth webcams - Europe #1

Geneva by day, sometime in June 06

The Canals of Amsterdam. Next time I visit I must go as an adult...

Brussels. Possibly not the most exciting webcam in the world.

Finland's capital by day.

...and by night too!

Thursday, October 19, 2006

liveonearth webcams - Australasia

Sydney Harbour Bridge of course :-)

Melbourne in Oz, with its speeding tram. It's great to watch these cities on the other side of the world in daylight when here in Europe it's night.

Another angle on the same camera in Melbourne.

Auckland, NZ.

Auckland again.

Hobart, which if memory serves is in Taz.

Thursday, October 05, 2006

liveonearth webcams - North America

Watching earthTV, for the North American continent I've only seen webcams in the USA so far. Here's something urban but apparently quiet in DC.

This webcam is in Colorado. This digicam photo of its view is from the al Arabiya TV station, not BBC World this time.

Colorado again, but this time earthTV on the BBC.

Ooooh, much better view of Washington DC. Capitol Hill I guess. At night, obviously, so a reminder that liveonearth is showing a window on a part of the world that is in a totally different part of the day to you...

Los Angeles, looks like the webcam is down on the beach.

New York. It looks so biig! Hopefully there are more interesting earthTV webcams in NY thank this one.

liveonearth webcams - Asia

A place called Cebu... looks like proper sandy beaches kind of stuff... never heard of it until now. Looks like a great place for a holiday though!

Manila. Hey, its just a road junction, but I love the symmetry of it. It's very un-British if you ask me. Also, I like the way that as a webcam, it shows "life as normal" elsewhere, despite what might be happening outside your window in your own life.

Manila again. The camera pans upwards you see :)

Hong Kong harbour. This place looks so great. I must go there.

Ah, finally, a webcam pointing at a place I've actually been to! Dubai, UAE.