SmartConnect.net and News 13 Inside Las Vegas Partner to Provide Live Las Vegas Area Computer Traffic System Cameras on the Internet.
COMDEX Fall 2000
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2000
KTNV-TV News 13 Inside Las Vegas Chooses
SmartConnect.net to Power Streaming Video
SmartConnect.net, the local leader in Internet video and visual communications, today announced that it has been selected by KTNV-News 13 Inside Las Vegas, the local ABC-TV affiliate, to provide live streaming video of the Las Vegas Area Computer Traffic System (LVACTS) over the Internet.
LVACTS is a network of cameras strategically placed at intersections throughout Las Vegas to provide up-to-the-minute visual traffic information.
The first 20 cameras are live on the News 13 Inside Las Vegas local information site located at www.yourinsidelasvegas.com. Twenty-eight additional traffic cameras will be available over the next 6 months.
"Our goal is to make information available to the community when they need it, and when they want it," said Kristine Foate, News 13 Inside Las Vegas general manager. "Now our viewers will have access to traffic information at their fingertips. They can simply log onto www.yourinsidelasvegas.com and see real-time traffic in the areas that affect them."
As demand for broadband video services grows in the Las Vegas Valley, News 13 Inside Las Vegas plans to expand its Internet video offerings. As strategic partners with SmartConnect.net, News 13 plans to provide live Internet streaming video from all of the News 13 cameras, and to increase continually the types of streaming video available on its Web site.
"SmartConnect.net is powering the Internet streaming video revolution in Las Vegas," said Henry Valentino III, president of SmartConnect.net. "Expect to see more SmartConnect.net-powered live video cameras on line very soon."
Las Vegas-based SmartConnect.net, the leader in Internet video and visual communications, offers a wide variety of high-technology business solutions. Its products and services include Internet surveillance, videophones, Internet access, videostreaming, server co-location and e-commerce solutions.
Among its customers are the Little Chapel of the Flowers, Mardi Gra Food Court located in the Riviera and Four Queens Hotels, Park Towers, and News 13 Inside Las Vegas. For more information, including a free business communications analysis, call 702/253-0655 or visit SmartConnect.net at www.smartconnect.net.
About News 13 Inside Las Vegas
News 13 Inside Las Vegas is a Journal Broadcast Group station. Journal Broadcast Group Inc. is an employee-owned company, which has its headquarters in Milwaukee. The Journal Broadcast Group owns four television stations and 36 radio stations in 11 states.
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