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Title    3D Crime Scenes!
Date    Sunday February 16 2014, @09:17AM
Author    mattie_p
Topic   
from the or-are-you-happy-to-see-me dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/02/16/0857257

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."

Links

  1. "Ars Technica" - http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/02/australian-police-introduce-laser-mapping-to-crime-scene-analysis/

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