Jurors could visit crime scenes in VR in the future


Researchers at Staffordshire University in the UK are working on a way for jurors to get a whole lot more insight into the alleged crimes that they are asked to rule on, according to a report from the BBC. In essence, the project combines increasingly ubiquitous virtual reality (VR) headsets with green screen technology to “transport” people to a crime scene. Of course, to achieve this requires a change in the way data and other information is collected at a crime scene; it’s not as simple as just slapping on a VR headset. To achieve its needs, the project –…

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from UK – The Next Web http://thenextweb.com/uk/2016/05/24/future-jurors-visit-crime-scene-vr/

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