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In Pictures: London 2012 - robo-cams go for Gold

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

  • 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.

  • Warming up for game day Photographer Wolfgang Rattay tests the underwater camera set-up for the Olympics in Berlin.

  • Down under Photographer Michael Dalder tests the underwater camera set-up.

  • On the court A robotic remote DSLR camera is pictured during an installation for a basketball event.

  • 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.

  • Remote rebound, DSLR dunk! A robotic remote DSLR camera is pictured during an installation for a basketball event at the Olympic Park.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Dramtatic shot from the robot Micronesia's Manuel Minginfel drops weights on the men's 62Kg Group B weightlifting competition.

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