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Ghosts... or gadgets?

Wednesday 28 October 2009

Ghosts... or gadgets? Spooky stuff: a touchpanel allows Ortis to control the ghostly goings-on from afar.

We asked ourselves the question: would it be possible to convince somebody of the existence of ghostly spirits – using only gadgets? If you’ve seen our Halloween special you’ll know that the answer is a resounding “yes”, as we scared singer Liz McClarnon out of her wits in the (admittedly spooky) surroundings of Tamworth Castle.

You can see exactly how we convinced poor Liz that she was being stalked by a spectre by checking out our new behind the scenes video. It took a few miles of cabling, some powerful electromagnets, a huge subwoofer, motion sensors and a couple of touchscreen panels (controlled by yours truly) – but it was worth all that effort just to see the look on her face. Take a look at the video for the full rundown of tech.

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dan stickman

that was such a great eppisode! Very funny! :D

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yvonne burns

ghostly machines now who would've thought of that, maybe real ghosts are just projected holograms after all

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Goldviper3000

hehehe go to the sexiest gadget page.

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Anonymous

i loveed it

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gemma ferneyhough

how do u know who has won on the gadget show web site

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Anonymous

I haven't watched that one :(

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