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

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Forensic Science Equipment
New Product Development
Questioned Document Examination
Fingerprint Evidence
Trace Evidence Analysis
Forensic Light Sources

Foster + Freeman are innovators in the design and manufacture of 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 140 countries.

 

 

  


 

Latest News

12-09-2014
What's New: Foram3
What's New: Foram3

  foram3785nm    Raman spectrometer specifically designed for the examination of forensic evidence   Fast, non-destructive and highly effective, Raman spectroscopy is an ideal technique for identifying and comparing substances of forensic value. Unlike other Raman systems, the foram3 has been developed specifically for forensic examinations and includes dedicated casework foster + freeman management software providing automatic spectral comparisons and data archiving with search and...

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29-07-2014
New UV/IR light source lets investigators extend crime scene searches Beyond the Visible
New UV/IR light source lets investigators extend crime scene searches Beyond the Visible

    The new Crime-lite 42S UV/IR crime scene search kit provides investigators with a powerful search tool for the detection of blood, fingerprints, body fluids and other forensic evidence on difficult backgrounds that may be difficult to see in the visible. A fully portable battery powered system, the Crime-lite 42S UV/IR uses reflected ultraviolet and near infrared light, imaged with a...

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28-07-2014
What's New: Crime-lite 42S UV/IR Search Kit
What's New: Crime-lite 42S UV/IR Search Kit

  Crime-lite 42S UV/IR Beyond Visible Crime Scene Investigation Kit     The new Crime-lite 42S UV/IR crime scene search kit provides investigators with a powerful search tool for the detection of blood, fingerprints, body fluids and other forensic evidence on difficult backgrounds that may be difficult to see in the visible. A fully portable battery powered system, the Crime-lite 42S UV/IR uses reflected ultraviolet and...

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23-07-2014
Updated fingerprint fuming chamber improves results and reduces cycle times
Updated fingerprint fuming chamber improves results and reduces cycle times

The MVC1000/D2 bench-top fingerprint fuming cabinet is the latest and most advanced cyanoacrylate fuming system from foster + freeman and includes many new features to improve the development of latent fingerprints, reduce cycle times and increase the throughput of evidence. The smallest system in the MVC range of self-contained fuming chambers, the MVC1000/D2 has been designed to achieve consistently high quality...

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07-07-2014
Study: Hyperspectral imaging for the discrimination of gel pen inks
Study: Hyperspectral imaging for the discrimination of gel pen inks

    The growing popularity of gel ink pens has, over the past 15 years, presented questioned document examiners with a unique challenge as existing techniques, developed for the analysis of traditional ink pens and the ubiquitous biro, fail to discriminate between the complex gel polymer/dye mixtures used in gel pens.   A Japanese innovation introduced in the late 1990s, the significant difference between...

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26-06-2014
Introducing PD2000 Ultra-High Resolution Questioned Document Imaging System
Introducing PD2000 Ultra-High Resolution Questioned Document Imaging System

  The PD2000 is a unique new imaging system capable of capturing exceptionally high quality images of documents under a selection of illumination wavebands for on-the-spot examination, database creation, or transfer via the internet to an experienced document examiner. The fully integrated system includes a high quality digital camera, a selection of high intensity multi-spectral light sources, and a large touch...

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25-06-2014
What's New: PD2000
What's New: PD2000

  PD  2 0 0 0 Ultra-high resolution imaging of questioned documentsfor on-the-spot or remote examination     The PD2000 is a unique new imaging system capable of capturing exceptionally high quality images of documents under a selection of illumination wavebands for on-the-spot examination, database creation, or transfer via the internet to an experienced document examiner. What differentiates the PD2000 from existing QDE workstations on the...

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25-06-2014
What's New: MVC1000/D2
What's New: MVC1000/D2

  MVC  1 0 0 0/D2 Updated benchtop fingerprint fuming cabinet   Updated fingerprint fuming chamber improves results and reduces cycle times The MVC1000/D2 bench-top fingerprint fuming cabinet is the latest and most advanced cyanoacrylate fuming system from foster + freeman and includes many new features to improve the development of latent fingerprints, reduce cycle times and increase the throughput of evidence. The smallest system in the...

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11-06-2014
Study: Discrimination of microscopic paint samples
Study: Discrimination of microscopic paint samples

In a short study of 45 automotive paint samples, the Foster + Freeman ffTA with UV-Visible micro-spectrophotometer (MSP) module provided a means of objective colour measurement for the discrimination of visually similar automotive paint samples. Completed in-house by Foster + Freeman application specialists, the study sought to distinguish, by spectral analysis, samples of blue, green and red paints as well...

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04-06-2014
SoleMate FPX the fastest way to identify footwear marks at the crime scene
SoleMate FPX the fastest way to identify footwear marks at the crime scene

SoleMate FPX is a new and improved system that combines an extensive footwear reference database with a streamlined search interface for the rapid identification of shoe prints discovered at the crime scene. Using a simple technique of selecting shapes, text and logos from the crime scene print, users are able to search against a database of over 31,000 individual footwear records...

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