Eugene Liscio is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, Canada and is the owner of ai2-3D, a consulting company that specializes in 3D forensic documentation, analysis and visualizations. Eugene has testified in court in both US and Canada utilizing 3D technologies such as photogrammetry and laser scanning and has also provided interactive 3D crime scene reconstructions to aid the jury. Eugene has been called to aid police agencies in Canada and the US and was retained to assist the Ontario Provincial Police in the shooting at the Canadian House of Commons in 2013.
He is the Past-President of the International Association of Forensic and Security Metrology (IAFSM) and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto, where he teaches a 3D Forensic Reconstruction and Mapping course as part of the Forensic Sciences Program. Eugene is actively engaged in research and mentoring students focusing on 3D documentation and analysis techniques.
In this episode
[02:17] Welcome to Episode 37!
[03:02] What is going on at ai2-3 and what exactly is 3D forensics?
[04: 42] The advantages of employing 3D technology in a law enforcement capacity.
[07:31] 3D technology can make a huge impact on a judge and jury.
[08:43] Forensic technology keeps evolving and 3D tech today may help future investigators.
[11:32] 3D forensic technology availability – it may surprise you!
[15:05] Scale is important – what devices are being used in different situations.
[17:51] How can an agency get started? Costs involved?
[22:34] Business Brief: The Secret to Effective Testimonials
[24:52] Eugene shares some stories and case studies of 3D tech in action.
[29:17] The future of 3D forensic technology.
[32:21] How 3D, virtual reality, and 3D printing may be used in trials.
[36:09] 3D forensics in medical examinations – virtopsies and vertoscans.
[38:34] How Eugene got started in this fascinating field.
[42:47] How to connect with Eugene and ai2-3d.
Resources discussed on the show
- LEO2CEO – A resource for cops who want to start their own business.
- LEO2CEO – Sample Testimonial Survey
- International Association of Forensic & Security Metrology (IAFSM) – https://www.iafsm.org/
- Eugene's recommended hardware and software solutions:
- Laser Scanners
- Hand Scanners/Structured Light Scanner
- The new iPhone 12 with Lidar has a few low cost apps that you can use and Eugene recommends the EveryPoint App
- Photogrammetry Software