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posted by mattie_p on Sunday February 16 2014, @09:17AM   Printer-friendly
from the or-are-you-happy-to-see-me dept.

Gaaark writes:

"Remember the 3-dimensional crime scene that Kirk inspected on his tablet in Star Trek Into Darkness?

Australian police are now able to do just that; though not currently in a quality that meets Star Fleet standards.

According to Ars Technica, a device called 'the Zebedee handheld mapping scanner' (developed by CSIRO, Australia's national science research agency) allows Australian police to obtain a 3D map of a crime scene in about 20 minutes.

There is an interesting video of a forest walk-through and the 3D results, plus other results."

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  • (Score: 4, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @09:21AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @09:21AM (#248)
    Batman has this beat with 4D crime scenes.
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