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New Oscar Tech Stalks Stars

Audiences get closer to the red carpet than ever
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2009 7:32 AM CST

(Newser) – Thanks to the wonders of technology, you’ll be able to get closer than ever to the stars on the red carpet come Oscar night tomorrow, Variety reports. Several websites will allow users to zoom in, à la Google Earth, and magnify high-res photos up to four times.

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Meanwhile, E! will introduce the “Star Tracker" to follow celebs in real time as they traverse the rocky terrain of the red carpet—allowing hosts to identify “celebrities that are walking in close proximity to other celebrities who they are trying to avoid,” the network said gleefully.
(Read more Oscars stories.)

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