17 November 2017 - Florida, US-based 3D measurement, imaging and realisation technology provider Faro (NASDAQ: FARO) has acquired Georgia, US-based digital forensic animation
firm Dustin Forensics to expand into value-added forensic services, the company said.
The video was made by the Evidence Room, a US company that specialises in forensic animation
, and lawyers for the athlete said it was commissioned by his defence team and obtained illegally by the TV station.
Pistorius will call on at least four forensic scientists, and has hired a US forensic animation
firm to digitally recreate the crime scene.
In a courtroom context the term often used to describe evidence presented in this format is forensic animation.
The project intends to measure the impact of interactive displays on the trial process; specifically whether forensic animation and virtual reconstruction technology better informs juries or potentially increases prejudice against defendants.
This is because, since its foundation in 2000, the Duke Street-based firm Elucidate has been quietly blazing a trail in the revolutionary field of forensic animation
, turning on its head the way mediation, litigation and court room cases are settled in this country.
Experts and animators are continuing to develop new ways to use forensic animation
to accurately reconstruct events.
The company specializes in forensic animation
- providing visual graphics suitable for use in court - and is the only firm of its kind in the north west.
Alexander Jason, CPP, a forensic animation
specialist and ballistics consultant with ANITE Group of Pinole, CA, made courtroom history last February when he testified at the murder trial of Jim Mitchell.
is evidence that is presented to the jury through the use of moving pictures, typically on a television monitor or projection screen.
RECONSTRUCTING a highs peed crash inside a tunnel saw police turn to hi-tech forensic animation
for the first time.
"Unfortunately for her, but fortunately for us, she had 'through-and-through' wounds, that go in and out of the body," said Andre Stuart, president and CEO of 21st Century Forensic Animations
, based in Arlington, Texas, which created the animation.