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Beam me up, counselor: Hologram witnesses in court

Reuters’ Karen Sloan broke the news that William & Mary’s Center for Legal and Court Technology has spent the past four months experimenting with hologram court witnesses through a partnership with Proto Inc, a California-based hologram company. “I believe it’s radically different than any type of video conferencing we’ve ever used,” said center director Fredric Lederer. Holograms have the potential to make witness testimony more convenient and accessible should courts and administrative agencies adopt the technology, Lederer said.