London 2012: Robo-Cams Go For Gold

Hi-tech cameras and robots capture the Olympic events in stunning imagery.

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Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

Hi-tech cameras and robots capture the Olympic events in stunning imagery. Utilizing the latest in remote control technology, photographers are able to get unparalled images and film of Olympic events.

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REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Warming up for game day

Photographer Wolfgang Rattay tests the underwater camera set-up for the Olympics in Berlin.

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Down under

Photographer Michael Dalder tests the underwater camera set-up.

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Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

On the court

A robotic remote DSLR camera is pictured during an installation for a basketball event.

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Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

In the ring

Reuters technician Colin Dowson is pictured on the screen of a laptop operated with a robotic remote DSLR camera at the boxing event inside the Excel Olympic venue.

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Remote rebound, DSLR dunk!

A robotic remote DSLR camera is pictured during an installation for a basketball event at the Olympic Park.

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Eye in the sky

An Olympic staff member watches as robotic remote DSLR cameras are installed overhead for the boxing event at the Excel Olympic venue.

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Silent spectators

Robotic remote cameras are lined up at the Reuters office in Berlin.

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The camera in action

Iran's Toloutibandpi reacts after defeating Spain's Alonso Flete in the Men's Light Welter (64kg) Round of 32 boxing match.

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Setting up

Reuters photographer Bensch and technician Dowson prepare to install a robotic remote DSLR camera for the boxing event.

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Michael Dalder / Reuters

Filmed from below

Competitors swim in the women's 200m individual medley final during the Olympic Games.

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REUTERS/Mike Segar

Hands towards the camera

France's Yacoubou and teammate Ndongue reach for the rebound with Australia's Batkovic and Screen look on during the women's preliminary round Group B basketball match at the Basketball Arena.

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Dramtatic shot from the robot

Micronesia's Manuel Minginfel drops weights on the men's 62Kg Group B weightlifting competition.

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