forensic animation


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forensic animation

n. recreation of events by computerized animation to display to the jury (or judge without a jury) what apparently happened in an accident or crime. Such animation is treated warily by courts and may not be allowed since it may have an unfair impact upon a jury may feel that the animation is real life even though it may be only an opinion of what happened. (See: forensic)

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In a courtroom context the term often used to describe evidence presented in this format is forensic animation.
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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 a fantastic application and it allows us to turn video, 3D animation, and even scanned documents into totally interactive DVDs very easily and in record time," said Stuart Gold, Owner/Director of Shadow and Light Productions, a Berkeley, California-based computer animation and DVD company specializing in the creation of forensic animation and multimedia.
Forensic animation is evidence that is presented to the jury through the use of moving pictures, typically on a television monitor or projection screen.
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Sven's customers work in a variety of vertical markets, including industrial design, AEC, World Wide Web content development, film and video effects, game development, medical visualization, and forensic animation.
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