Solar-powered Webcam Installed Near Mount Everest

Solar-powered Webcam Installed Near Mount Everest

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Web-cam on Mt Everest Mobotix photoProving that no place on Earth is safe from the ever-gazing eye of the Internet, researchers have installed a webcam pointed at the 29,000-foot peak of Mount Everest.

A high-definition Mobotix camera, powered by a single solar panel, smashed the previous record holder for “world’s highest webcam” by a full kilometer, residing at a dizzying 18,618 feet above sea level.

The technology will function in temperatures as low as minus 22F degrees.

Visit Mt. Everest from your couch at www.evk2cnr.org.

(READ the story in MNN)

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