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Norfolk's Gone Live with HD Webcams

With British Tourism Week running from the 12th - 20th of March 2011, Norfolk-based web designers innershed.com is launching its new HD webcam business to support local tourism through its online website, norfolklive.org.

High Definition (HD) cameras are giving tourists the chance to see parts of Norfolk as never before, and the aim is to increase awareness and encourage more visitors to some of the region's best loved destinations.

In fixed locations throughout Norfolk, the fully controllable High Definition (HD) system beams live footage across the globe 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which is a totally unique feature in the UK.

To have a look at real time life in these locations, you just need to visit www.norfolklive.org and register. The system is currently operating with some well known tourism companies in Norfolk including boating company, Barnes Brinkcraft based on the Norfolk Broads in Wroxham, The Cliftonville Hotel, Cromer, Bressingham Steam Museum and The Hotel Wroxham.

Ross Clabburn, Project Manager of InnerShed.com explains: "NorfolkLive.org was created to allow visitors, tourists and locals to be able to see the beautiful county of Norfolk and The Norfolk Broads from literally anywhere in the world. Our HD web cameras allow tourists to see, in superb detail, the magnificent wildlife and views that Norfolk has to offer.'

These state-of-the-art HD cameras run in real time and can survive any conditions the British weather can throw at them allowing them to broadcast great views and panoramas year round.

Yard Manager of Barnes Brinkcraft, Sam Lowe comments: "We have had a great response to our norfolklive camera. For our company our aim is to improve our web performance. Since the camera was installed we have shot up the Google rankings and we have seen a massive increase in web traffic."

He adds: "Customers who have a booking or a mooring can see their boat being prepared. We find that people enjoy 'watching the world go by'. The images allow people from all over the world to experience the charm of the Norfolk Broads.'

The majority of people viewing the site norfolklive.com are coming from people in the UK, however, the site has attracted viewings from ex-pats, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, USA, Canada and Australia.

Innershed.com is also responsible for norfolkbroads.com and visitnorthnorfolk.co.uk. Both websites are geared towards bringing visitors in to the region and supporting local tourism. To view the live HD cameras visit www.norfolklive.org or call norfolklive.org on 01603 735576 for more information.

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Kate Morfoot / Rachael Paddick / Amy Purkiss

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