An engineer for the Bavarian Criminal Police has developed a 3D virtual model of Auschwitz to be used in criminal trials. It is meant to help judges, witnesses, and lawyers visualize the camp to better understand who was able to see what from where.
Does a 3D virtual reality sculpture have just as much artistic value as a handmade clay sculpture? DW spoke to four international virtual reality artists about the art world's giant leap into the future.
Artists throughout the world are discovering virtual reality. Observers can immerse themselves in new 3D paintings created with the help of controllers and VR headsets.
Former medic Hubert Z. faced 3,681 murder-related charges for working at the Nazi death camp in 1944. His trial began in 2015, but was suspended several times - now prosecutors believe the judge perverted justice.
The lesson of CES 2017: Like smartphones in the past decade, virtual reality (VR) technology will change everyday human experience in the coming decade. It's a hugely engaging, irresistible, and disruptive technology.
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