Gadgets and 3D glasses add extra dimension to Opening Ceremony

What appear to be light boxes built in to the seats at the Olympic Stadium
What appear to be light boxes built in to the seats at the Olympic Stadium Credit: ITV News/Kate Hamilton
3D glasses to add an extra dimension to the show
3D glasses to add an extra dimension to the show Credit: ITV News/Kate Hamilton
The English countryside set at the Olympic Stadium
The English countryside set at the Olympic Stadium Credit: ITV News/Kate Hamilton

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Queen visits Olympic village

The Queen has opened the Games after an actor dressed as Her Majesty parachuted into the stadium. Seven British Olympic hopefuls carried the Torch around the stadium and lit copper petals representing the 204 competing nations to form a cauldron.