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Surround video: The future of TV or just a gimmick?

19 July 2013 Last updated at 15:04 BST

Video apps and specialised camera lenses are allowing 360 degree video to become more common and are making the footage more immersive.

The technology is also being taken more seriously by TV and film companies and Click's Dan Simmons discovers how broadcasters are using new technology to offer a bigger picture.

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

The programme was first broadcast on Saturday 20 July 2013.

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