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How movies and games capture motion

22 February 2014 Last updated at 02:16 GMT

Special effects in movies and games are constantly upping the bar, creating real and unreal worlds where the only limit is human imagination.

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly visited the studios of Audiomotion just outside Oxford to try out for himself how the latest motion capture technology works.

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.