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Here’s the Skinny on Levi’s New High-Tech Stadium

Slated to host Super Bowl 50 in February 2016, Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, has been called the “future of the NFL” — a $9 billion league that has plans to grow even bigger over the next decade.
But is this high-tech, lavish and meticulously designed stadium all that the owners are touting it as — a cutting-edge experience for fans? Or will it turn out to be a high-priced distraction rather than an enhancement for fans’ live-game experience?
This article examines the stadium’s features and amenities along with fan and critic reactions to the stadium’s home opener on Sept. 14.