CBS Super Bowl 'second screen' stream to include alternate cameras, DVR functionality

With the heavy responsibility of handling the Super Bowl XLVII livestream, CBS is focusing in on what football fans really want: commercials. Well, that, and real-time statistic updates, game highlights, alternate camera angles and a star studded musical performance by Beyoncé, of course. The network’s taking its duties seriously, and seems to be pulling out all the stops to create a robust second screen experience on Viewers will be able to access a pop-up video console from laptops, desktops and tablets to choose between four cameras, pause coverage or check customized Twitter feed culled from the CBS’ top sports experts. Deep social integration is promised — particularly when it comes to the game’s infamously expensive commercials — allowing fans to instantly share their famous moments. After all, if you’re going to stream the Super Bowl, you may as well do it right. Read on for the official press release, including specific details on what those four extra cameras will be looking at.

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