innovators in the design and manufacture of systems for the examination of questioned documents, latent fingerprints, trace evidence and shoe prints.

 

  • Forensic Science Equipment
  • questioned document examination
  • Fingerprint Evidence
  • Forensic Trace Evidence
  • alternate light sources

 

  

foster + freeman design and manufacture market-leading systems for the examination of questioned documents, latent fingerprints, trace evidence and shoe prints.

Established in 1978, foster + freeman has become one of the foremost forensic science equipment suppliers in the world, exporting market leading, and in many cases unique products to more than 150 countries.

 

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 PRODUCTS

 

 

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EXAMINE AND AUTHENTICATE

DETECT AND ENHANCE

ANALYSE AND IDENTIFY

ILLUMINATE AND REVEAL

Questioned Documents

Foster+Freeman are recognised world leaders in the field of questioned document examination. Our range of VSC instruments can be found in airports, border crossings, immigration controls, banks and forensic laboratories worldwide.

Fingerprints

Innovators in the field of latent fingerprints, our product range includes advanced systems for the development of fingerprints using traditional time honoured methods alongside exclusive new and novel techniques.

Trace Evidence

Designed for accuracy and efficiency, Foster+Freeman analysis instruments increase the value of forensic trace evidence by enabling examiners to compare and identify minute fragments of evidence using a range of techniques. 

Forensic Light Sources

With the Crime-lite range of forensic light sources Foster+Freeman have pioneered the use of high intensity LED illumination for the search, detection and examination of forensic evidence both at the crime scene and in the forensic laboratory.

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NEW PRODUCT

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VSC®8000

Combining sophisticated digital imaging and multi-wavelength LED technology with a clear and efficient software interface, the VSC8000 provides a complete solution to the examination of all questioned documents.

The system provides users with an array of examination techniques for examination and authentication of all types of document.

Infrared examination, hyper-spectral imaging and the systems integral spectrometer may all be used to detect the use of multiple inks on a document, and in many cases, establish the order in which different inks were added to a page.

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DEVELOPMENTS

 

 

 

 

IR Fluorescent fingerprint powder

 FINGERPRINT DEVELOPMENT using-portable-ir-kit  FORENSIC LIGHT SOURCES

fpNATURALTM1 fingerprint powder

Multi-coloured and densely patterned backgrounds can prevent the successful imaging of fingerprints. However, when dusted with fpNatural 1 IR fluorescent powder, interference can be removed to reveal high contrast prints.

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Beyond Visible Imaging

A new range of Crime-lite forensic light sources, with UV-Vis-IR camera attachment, enable crime scene and laboratory examiners to detect traces of evidence beyond the limits of human vision.

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LATEST NEWS

 

 

Coin with new anti-counterfeiting technology

UK unveils winning design for worlds' most secure coin

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has revealed a new 12-sided one pound coin in a bid to stamp out counterfeiting. Current techniques for detecting forged coins include visual inspection using a VSC system or elemental comparison using the Foster+Freeman ECCO.

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finger mark development

New Techniques Examined at Finger Mark Conference

Some of the UKs foremost experts on finger mark identification and enhancement were in attendance as Foster + Freeman played host to the first formal meeting of the National Fingerprint Development Laboratories Group since 2012.

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Crime-lite LED technology

Crime-lite Technology Solves World's End Case

A criminal investigation into the murder of two teenage girls that took place almost 40 years ago has finally been closed following the re-examination of evidence using modern Crime-lite forensic light sources.

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