Computer generated 3D animations are being used widely to demonstrate to jurors what an expert has determined occurred during an accident or crime. A 3D animation presents technical and complex information in a clear and compelling way, which enables the entire jury to see the facts of the case as the attorney and expert believe that they occurred.

The introduction of high-speed laser scanning has increased the accuracy and realism available to forensic animators. Combining this accuracy with laser-assisted photogrammetry is allowing experts, working closely with forensic animators, to accurately reconstruct events that would have been impossible or financially prohibitive a few years ago.

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