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


Forensic Science and Document Examination Equipment








 document examination workstations

 fingerprint detection examination and enhancement  

 instruments for the analysis of trace evidence

 forensic alternate light sources

Questioned Documents

Fingerprint Examination

Trace Evidence Analysis

Forensic Light Sources

Recognised as world leaders in the field of questioned document examination, our range of VSC instruments can be found in airports, border controls, government security agencies, banks and forensic laboratories worldwide.

Innovators in the field of latent fingerprint detection, our product range includes traditional methods as well as exclusive new and novel techniques.

Advanced instrumentation increases the value of forensic trace evidence by enabling examiners to compare and identify minute fragments of evidence using a range of techniques.

Crime-lite forensic light sources 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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Latent Fingerprint Technology

Jointly developed by foster+freeman, the MoD Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), the Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST), and Loughborough University, RECOVER:LFT is a cutting-edge technique that uses an innovative chemical fuming process to develop fingerprints on a range of difficult surfaces including those that have been exposed to extreme heat (discharged bullet casings for example) and items that have been washed ‘clean’ in an attempt to prevent identification.

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VSC8000 3D Imaging

3D Analysis Mode Added to Document Examination Workstation

A new 3-Dimensional imaging feature for the VSC8000 enables document examiners to derive a 3D model of a documents surface topography in order to better analyse security features, pen-tip strokes and other impressions in paper.

Making use of the camera and illumination options already present within the VSC8000, the new 3D imaging mode will be of interest to all professional document examiners but will have particular relevance to those involved in the inspection of signatures and handwriting, particularly in cases of proof of provenance and ownership dispute.

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MVC3000D3 fuming cabinet

FINGERPRINT EXAMINATION portable infrared crime scene examination FORENSIC LIGHT SOURCES


Updated Fingerprint Fuming Cabinet

The latest addition to the MVC range adds modern refinements to a system that has been the dependable workhorse of fingerprint laboratories worldwide for the past 20-years. 

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Crime-lite UV/IR

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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