Watch as Super Bowl Boulevard Comes to Life with EarthCam’s New Time-Lapse Movie
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New York, February 1, 2014 -- The biggest sporting event of the year, Super Bowl XLVIII, is only one day away and there is no shortage of festivities leading up to the big game. FOX Sports has set up a special stage right in the heart of Times Square and Super Bowl Boulevard, a 14-block outdoor celebration, has taken over this famous city spot. EarthCam’s webcams caught all the hard work it took to create this Super Bowl reporting hub and adventure land and is sharing the entire process with their new time-lapse movie.
Captured in crisp detail by two different webcams, watch as the FOX Sports stage and various spots throughout Super Bowl Boulevard take shape. The time-lapse features a highlight reel of the action from four unique angles for a total viewing experience. Watch as crews put all the pieces of the stage into place, including the finishing touches of the LED screens and FOX Sports official mascot, “Cleatus the Robot.” Catch a glimpse as the Roman numerals that accompany every Super Bowl make their grand debut and watch as the teams prep the performance for all the entertainment acts that will wow the crowds. Guest have the chance to step onto the field and try their luck at scoring 3 points by kicking a field goal. The final image of the time-lapse is touchdown-worthy and will have viewers cheering from the sidelines, with a gigapixel panorama showcasing all things football in Times Square in an impressive way.
This Super Bowl Boulevard experience is brought to people around the world thanks to EarthCam and its trusted partners in Times Square including SL Green, Clear Channel Outdoor, Sherwood Outdoor and Nygard International.
In addition to documenting all the activity in Times Square, EarthCam construction cameras were onsite to document construction of this year’s host stadium, MetLife Stadium. Showcasing progress from August 7, 2007 to March 7, 2010, a time-lapse movie of the project invites sports fans to watch as the $1.6 billion vision becomes a reality in just 50 action-packed seconds.
Don’t miss all the Super Bowl Boulevard fun in Times Square! Visit now with EarthCam’s collection of live cameras located throughout the “Crossroads of the World” 24/7 at http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare/.
EarthCam is the global leader in delivering webcam content, technology and services. Founded in 1996, EarthCam provides live streaming video, time-lapse construction cameras and complete managed services for corporate and government clients in more than 1,500 international cities. With numerous applications in the construction, transportation, entertainment industries, EarthCam's revolutionary gigapixel camera systems deliver superior HD clarity, monitoring, documenting and archiving of the world's most important projects and events.
Projects documented by EarthCam include: National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Barclays Center, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Statue of Liberty Restoration, Panama Canal Expansion, Smithsonian Institution Restoration, Brickell CityCentre, Hong Kong Disneyland, Washington Monument Restoration, Los Angeles International Airport, Denver Union Station, George W. Bush Presidential Center, Whitney Museum of American Art, Guggenheim in Abu Dhabi, Levi’s Stadium and National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Learn more about EarthCam’s innovative solutions at www.earthcam.net.