In the run-up to the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, EarthCam released a time lapse video Wednesday of Ground Zero in New York City, illustrating its transformation over the past two decades.
EarthCam’s film — which the organization says is the longest time-lapse project ever produced by the company — announced details about its release:
EarthCam has been on site since 2001 when EarthCam CEO and Founder, Brian Cury, installed a webcam just days after the attacks to webcast the rescue mission to the families of the missing. As rescue became recovery and eventually rebuilding, EarthCam set to work to develop new robotic DSLR camera technology necessary to document this revered 16 acre site in the highest resolution possible. In the coming decades, EarthCam would deploy all of its latest inventions here first to solve the challenges of capturing ultra-wide and tall construction sites using