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Forensic Detective


Completely immerse yourself in the story while you try to solve a murder and bring the killer to justice. Explore the crime scene in augmented reality to find clues projected onto the world around you. Use interactive forensic tools to analyze ballistics, compare blood samples, or review case files about the suspects, including their testimony and alibis. Race against the clock to gather enough clues to ID and bag the perp to prove you’ve got the goods by cracking the case!

What Works Well

With an engaging short story featuring visuals and audio effects driven by narrative, this app encourages the participant to embody the lead forensics role to find clues and catch the killer. It also shows off a dynamic promotional tool from Oxygen television.


  • Communications
  • Social Sciences


administration of justice, advertising, criminology, forensics, game, informal learning, investigation, policing, promotion, sociology




NBCUniversal Media

Level of Integration

Guidance Level 1
What does this mean?

The Level of Integration indicates how much the developer has connected the AR app with the real world environment.

For instance, a Level 1 AR app would bring a pre-created object or projection into the viewer’s space. A Level 2 AR app might incorporate a connection between object and physical surroundings, such as anchoring to a particular plane or surface. A Level 3 AR app would rely on several connections to the surroundings, including functional awareness of conditions in the space. A Level 4 AR app would employ increased awareness of conditions and real-time mapping of content onto the physical environment. And a Level 5 AR app would employ all of the above and allow for sophisticated real-time integration of real world and generated content.


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