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Battlefield 3 Simulator – The Gadget Show

A unique FPS Battlefield 3 simulator that turns gaming into reality as you move, aim, fire and get shot within a 360-degree immersive environment. Using a copy of BF3 and a team of top technology experts from across EU who built a truly one of a kind simulator.

Centered on the world’s first, portable omni-directional treadmill (designed by Swedish company MSE Weibull) the simulator lets you control the movements of a Battlefield 3 character with your own body. Other key technology employed includes: 12 paintball markers that allow the player, in real time, to feel the enemy gunfire experienced in the game; a wireless gun system; ambient LED lighting; and an Xbox Kinect camera hack.

The full Gadget Show episode premieres in the UK on Monday 24th October 2011 at 8pm on Channel 5.

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