How to enter the murder scene

Virtual reality is being used to recreate crime scenes in the courtroom

Filmmakers, video game designers and journalists are already incorporating virtual reality into their work, but another somewhat surprising group of professionals is also starting to use it: lawyers. The immersive technology offers a way for members of a jury to look inside a crime scene or watch a simulation of an accident with a level of detail that photographs and witness testimonies can’t capture. Using VR, jurors can watch 3D reconstructions of an event or scene. Some versions even allow them to interact with the elements inside, picking up objects or examining a situation from different angles. ….[READ]