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UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime

UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime

  • UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime
  • But a new program in the UK is harnessing the technology to help jurors in criminal cases experience and relate to crime scenes during evidence presentations.
  • In the demonstration video accompanying the report, a user is shown using the HTC Vive to dive into the crime and tour a sample crime scene.
  • Using VR headsets, cameras and traditional green screen effects, the research group has put together a system that plunges jurors into the middle of a crime scene while simultaneously allowing an attorney to guide viewers through the scene and its evidence.
  • For now, the VR crime scene is only planned as a local experiment.

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Being there — virtually — as a means to finding the truth.


UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime

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