Jurors Could One Day Explore Crime Scenes in Virtual Reality

Jurors Could One Day Explore Crime Scenes in Virtual Reality —

  • The technology could allow jurors to virtually walk around a crime scene, which could give them better insight into how a crime was committed.
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  • At the moment, researchers are still working to develop the best techniques for recording and re-creating crime scenes in VR.
  • The BBC reports that researchers at England’s Staffordshire University have received a £140,000 grant to develop the technology, which could radically alter the way crime scene evidence is presented in court.
  • Jurors in the not-too-distant future could have the opportunity to explore crime scenes in virtual reality, gaining new insight into their circumstances and the ways pieces of evidence fit together.

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Experiments with virtual reality headsets, green screens, laser scanning and more might one day help jurors piece together evidence.


Jurors Could One Day Explore Crime Scenes in Virtual Reality

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