For Immediate Release
Stop: April 23, 1996
Contacts:
Scott Wilmore: scotte@microweb.com
Peter H. Rosen: 415 776-0821

Children of the World To Launch Cyberspace "EarthStation"



San Francisco (March 22, 1996) Announcing the first ever children's EarthStation in cyberspace. This virtual reality forum starting Friday at 2pm, April 19th, 1996, will carry wisdom and suggestions for making this a better, safer and healthier world. Children using the latest multimedia storytelling technology will share their insight on environmental and social issues. The EarthStation will be adorned during; Solutions; A CU-SeeMe KidCast For Peace. This live and internet event will enable the exchange of ideas and images via a videoconference connecting children in schools and cybercafes around the world. The EarthStation will continue to circle cyberspace collecting children's ideas and images offering solutions for a better world long after the kickoff event has ended on midnight April 22,1996.

Info: Contact Creativity Cafe by calling 415 776-0821
email: CCafe@creativity.net
WWW: http://creativity.net/ccafe

Initial sponsors of the event include:

  • Adobe
  • BPS Reprographics
  • California Recording Institute
  • Caligari Corp.
  • EcoMedia
  • EISI
  • Fractal Design
  • FWB Toolkit, Inc.
  • Macromedia
  • Media Synergy
  • Metatools
  • MicroWeb Internet Services
  • ParaGraph International
  • Sirius Communications
  • That's Entertainment, Itn'l
  • The EnviroLink Network
  • VRML EarthSatation by C. Scott Young
  • XAOS Tools
  • KidCast For Peace primary sponsor is Visionary Artists' Resources Including Other Unique Services (V.A.R.I.O.U.S.), a not-for-profit association founded in 1980 by Maui artist Peter H. Rosen. Their goal is to establish an artists resource center called Creativity Cafe where children can create and broadcast positive edutainment.

    Words, images, animation and live video via Internet based CU-SeeMe video conferencing software will connect kids around the world to honor Earthday number 26! This Interactive broadcast can be viewed by anyone using the free CU-SeeMe Software available on the Internet. For full details of the event or to participate visit Creativity Cafe's website: http://creativity.net/ccafe.

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