A single crime-scene photo combined with VRML software may help crack the case. Two researchers from the University of Salamanca said they've come up with a way for forensic investigators to extract metric data from crime scenes using one photograph to reconstruct a crime scene in three dimensions. The technique allows scientists to take measurements and to analyze the dimensions of the scene by calculating distances, angles, and surfaces, Diego Gonzalez-Aguilera, researcher in the Department of Cartography and Soil Engineering at the school in Salamanca, Spain.
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