Bonham's 'Virtual Square'

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

BONHAM, Tex. -- All the action on the Bonham downtown square can now be seen from the comfort of your own home thanks to modern technology.

A new device which allows anyone to take a look at the southeast corner of the square, ‘Bonham Cam’ was introduced this week.

The camera was installed by the technology company Tyrosys in order to promote this past weekend’s heritage festival held in Bonham,. It runs on a 7-second delay for PC users and about a 15-second delay for Mac users.

Developers say it is one of the best ways to showcase their city to the world.

"What we like it for is that you can get a real flavor for what the square is all about. These are heritage buildings. It just feels different from a lot of the suburbs you'll see." said Tyrosys president & CEO Bill Chapman.

If you would like to see what’s going on out there right now, you can go to (link) to see the live feed.

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  • by Dandi Location: Granbury on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:40 PM
    When I click on the link it takes me directly to Tyrosis Home page not the virtual square web cam
  • by Sunny Location: Anna on Aug 30, 2008 at 09:47 AM
    This is a great website! I love the live web cam in Bonham. What a great idea!
  • by Bill Location: Bonham on Aug 3, 2008 at 11:16 AM
    Whew! A scorcher today 104 degree F already, might top out at 106 by 3:30PM. Just a couple of days like this a year, fortunately...
  • by brian Location: england on Jul 2, 2008 at 11:24 AM
    weather looks good, I`m back visiting in September, hope it`s better than when I was there last November. Why is no one else writing?, am I the only person that uses this site?
  • by BB Location: Bonham on May 20, 2008 at 05:49 PM
    I wanted to see Bonham but when I clicked the "webcam" link it went to What gives? How do YOU see Bonham from there? Try it now...sorry for the bad link.....-Staff
  • by brian Location: england on Mar 17, 2008 at 02:18 PM
    where is everybody?, am I the only person making use of this facility?. I look every day at least once, come on people let`s show some support.
  • by brian Location: England on Jan 1, 2008 at 02:07 AM
    my last comment should have read "Location England". To much Christmas spirit maybe.
  • by brian Location: matchett on Dec 31, 2007 at 03:44 AM
    I visited Bonham recently, it`s nice to be able to revisit the square by webcam, who knows I may see my brother who lives there drive by. It looks sunnier there today than here in England.
  • by Bill Location: Bonhamcam on Aug 14, 2007 at 09:20 AM
    We're wide awake! Please allow about a half minute for the "cache" to load - please try again - averaging 716 visitors a day, some as far away as Norway, Sweden and England! Well over a quarter million hits already within our first ten days.
  • by Anonymous Location: Denison on Aug 2, 2007 at 04:46 AM
    Tried it out this morning and was a blank / black screen. I hope Bonham is awake by 6:45 AM
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