Mixed-reality environment for training teams in joint investigative interrogation; Intelligent interrogation training simulator

Project Description

LAW-TRAIN is an European Commission funded project aimed at fighting international drug-trafficking by developing a virtual interrogation training system. The training system is developed in a collaborative action by universities, national governments and professional enterprises.
The virtual gaming platform will allow law enforcement units to practice the interrogation of suspects in a multicultural and virtual reality context. Through extensive research in the field of computer science and criminology the mixed reality gaming platform makes it possible to generate characters with changing attributes and parameters. Based on these demographic variables, so called “Virtual Suspects” can be generated, which will give rise to multiple interrogation scenarios in a close to realistic environment. Because of the virtual nature of the system, the simulator will be accessible from any country at any given time. To improve the training results, so called “Intervention Agents” will follow the practice sessions online and give real-time feedback to trainees.

IDENER contributions

  • Platform design and API definition
  • Development of management platform.
  • Speech recognition system
  • User performance evaluation system
  • Automatic test design for evaluating platform performance
  • System integration, prototype development and pilot design and deployment. 
  • Knowledge dissemination to the international R&D community.


logo EULAW-TRAIN has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 653587.

Project Details

  • Date 4 February, 2016
  • Tags ICTs, Public - EU FP7 / H2020, Software Engineering
  • Programme Fight against crime and terrorism
  • Call ID H2020-FCT-07-2014
  • Partners Bar-Ilan University (BIU); Compedia; INESC-ID; KU Leuven - University of Leuven; Ministry of Public Security / Israel National Police; USECON; Ministerio da Justiça - Polícia Judiciária Portugal; Spanish Guardia Civil; Le Service Public Federal Justice Belgium
  • Project cost 5.095.688 €
  • Start date May, 2015
  • End date Abril, 2018
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