“Legal Tech Issue of New York Law Journal” August, 1996 Virtual Reality Comes of Age in The Courtroom

Today, virtual panoramas are commonplace, and can even be created on smart phones. In 1996, the technology was not only brand new, it had technical limitations and had to be used carefully to protect a record for appeals. This article detailed the first virtual reality exhibit used in court, and discusses the challenges of creating it, admissibility and the use of the process. Some of the advice is still relevant, and the precedent is important.