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CBS to Offer Second-Screen Features for Super Bowl XLVII Stream

Will enhance live stream of game at CBSSports.com with alternative game angles, social media feeds and other features 1/08/2013 01:16:42 PM Eastern

For CBS' live stream of Super Bowl XLVII, the network will
be offering a variety of additional second-screen features, including
alternative camera angles, a live stream of the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime
Show featuring Beyoncé and immediate access to the Super Bowl commercials as
they are broadcast on CBS.

"CBSSports.com will deliver an unprecedented multi-media
experience for Super Bowl XLVII," said Jim Lanzone, president of CBS
Interactive, in a statement. "We have developed a deeply integrated
second-screen environment that perfectly complements the television broadcast
of the game, from the pre-game show to the presentation of the Lombardi
Trophy."

Additional camera angles will include: a camera angle
providing a high, full-field view from the 50-yard line showing all players on
the field; a fan choice camera that will move during the game based on a
producer's choices or the results of audience polls; a sideline camera angle
providing field-level views; and a cable camera angle for aerial views.

Other features of "The Super Bowl on CBSSports.com" include:
a pop-up, browser-based video console optimized for laptops, desktops, and
tablets offering CBS Sports' broadcast coverage of the game; DVR features to
pause and rewind events during the game; deep social integration with Twitter
feeds and other social media features; an interactive gallery of the Super Bowl
commercials; and extensive statistics and game highlights.

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