Application Study Reveals the Benefits of Cutting-Edge Forensic Light Source Technology



A new in-house case study produced by Laura Dodd, an applications specialist with a wealth of experience as a forensic practitioner, demonstrates the benefits of using high-intensity narrowband illumination to search for and detect evidence at the crime scene and in the laboratory.


The study, now available to download as a pdf, includes fictional investigations of two major crime scenes where handheld Crime-lites have been used to reveal evidence types including fingerprints, body fluids and blood. Once detected, key items of evidence are then subjected to closer examination under forensic laboratory conditions.While the use of alternate light sources is widespread, many end-users are currently only scratching the surface of what is possible. This study demonstrates how, by utilising the full forensic spectrum of illumination (from UV to IR) and searching beyond the visible range (using an IR sensitive camera), it is possible to increase the amount of evidence that is detected whilst at the same time increasing CSI and laboratory efficiency.

Products featured in the study include, the new Crime-lite X multi-waveband light source, the Crime-lite AUTO fully integrated light source/forensic camera solution, and the Crime-lite ML-PRO laboratory imaging system.

Download the full article here





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