Queen Elizabeth's 2012 Christmas message will be available
to viewers in 3D. Photo Reuters
Not one to be left behind in the technology stakes, the
Queen's 2012 Christmas message will be available to viewers in
3D, British media reports.
The 86-year-old monarch, believed to be the first royal to
use the new broadcast format, has already recorded the
message, Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reports.
The address will be distributed to networks around the globe,
to be screened on Christmas Day.
Audiences will need a television with 3D technology, along
with a special pair of glasses, in order to view the full
The Queen, known to camera crews as "one-take Lizzy" because
she never requires more than a single recording, has filmed a
Christmas message each festive season for more than 50 years.