Photos from the Olympic Games opening ceremony are starting to be released and here are some that concentrate on just the light show that played an integral part of the event.
Eye-popping lighting effects were created by a full field scrolling effect, projection sphere to show images around the venue, full body LED and even a jet powered man
Implications - The Olympic Games are an opportunity for the host country to show off its technology, talent and power for a global audience. In Beijing, an innovative light show surprised viewers who were previously unfamiliar with China's technological prowess and set a precedent for future opening ceremonies at the Olympic Games.
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