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Ultra High-def Camera Sees All Fingerprints

June 23, 2015 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SPEX’s SceneScope RUVIS (Reflective Ultra Violet Imaging System) UHD 16MP Ultra High Definition camera offers 4960 x 3324 px resolution and a full frame chip.

Workstation is ‘Personal Cleanroom’

June 23, 2015 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mystaire’s MY-PCR Prep workstations provide laboratory technicians with a “personal cleanroom”...

System Ensures Fast Surface Assessment

June 22, 2015 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sensofar Metrology’s high-resolution 3-D optical sensor system, the S mart, is ideally suited...

Microscope Features Enhanced Zoom, Optics

June 22, 2015 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Discovery microscope, built with Zeiss optics featuring a 20:1 zoom ratio, offers a primary...

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Microscope Features Enhanced Zoom, Optics

June 22, 2015 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Discovery microscope, built with Zeiss optics featuring a 20:1 zoom ratio, offers a primary magnification range from approximately 7.3 to 146 x (with a 1.0 x objective).

Trace Evidence Collection Vacuum

June 22, 2015 3:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The ATRIX Trace Evidence Collection Vacuum offers upgraded, longer-length standard accessories than others in the market, including an extra-long 10 ft stretch hose and extra-long 25 ft detachable power cord.

Laboratory Equipment: June 2015

June 17, 2015 10:35 am | by Michelle Taylor, Editor-in-Chief | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on how to "green" your lab bench, with advice from experts in the field. Other articles detail a controversial crime lab in D.C., the authentication of honey and olive oil, food research at the microscale and the debate over whether to rent or buy lab instrumentation. 


LED Inspection Kit Suited for Lab, Field

October 3, 2014 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectronics’ OFK-450A Blue Light LED Forensic Inspection Kit features the powerful, portable and rechargeable OPTIMAX 450 LED flashlight. 

Toolkit Recovers, Analyzes Internet-based Evidence

October 3, 2014 11:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

SiQuest Corp. has launched Internet Examiner Toolkit Version 4 (IXTK v4), a 3-in-1 tool for recovery and analysis of Internet-based evidence. 

UV Light Meter Boasts Double Display

October 3, 2014 11:39 am | RWC Testing & Lab Supplies | Product Releases | Comments

With RWC’s Model 850009 UV light meter, UV light intensity appears on the large backlit display in either µW or mW/cm2, while the small lower display simultaneously shows minimum, maximum, average and recorded data.

Compact, Speedy Field Imaging Device

October 3, 2014 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

MediaClone, Inc.’s computer forensic field imaging device and triage platform, the SuperImager Mini, is a compact, easy-to-carry unit that is extremely fast, with a built-in 7” touchscreen LCD display, three SATA 6 Gbit/sec ports, four USB 3.0 ports and one Gigabit Ethernet. 

Standard Hood Features Ensure Safety

October 3, 2014 11:35 am | Labconco Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Protector Premier Laboratory Hoods incorporate a sleek interior with a molded one-piece fiberglass liner. This liner is made of specially formulated, fiberglass-reinforced polyester, which offers fire-resistance and easy clean up.


Concentrator Minimizes Risk of Damage to Samples

October 3, 2014 11:33 am | Genevac, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The miVac DNA is a compact concentrator from Genevac capable of safely and efficiently removing water and organic solvents from biological samples in a variety of formats, including tubes, microplates and vials.

Blue Laser Lights Up More Evidence

October 3, 2014 11:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

The NOAH PL Portable Blue Forensic Laser from FoxFury Lighting Solutions is extremely lightweight, powerful and affordable. 

Mobile Data System is Lightweight, Portable

October 3, 2014 11:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Sherlock Lite, from Acme Portable, is a portable solution for computer forensics. Without bulky equipment and heavy computers, investigators can clone large amounts of data from existing HDDs. 

Laboratory Equipment: June 2014

June 10, 2014 4:50 pm | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on sample prep, and the multitude of systems and consumables researchers use to perform the most utilized process in the lab. Other articles detail the technological expansion of NMR, and the benefits of using evidence drying cabinets in forensic applications. Products include: mixers, incubators, gas generators, pumps, valves, fittings and more, with special sections on food & bev, lab design & furnishings and forensics. 

Fume Hood vs. Evidence Drying Cabinet

June 10, 2014 4:00 pm | by Kelly Williams, Product Manager, Labconco, Kansas City, Mo. | Labconco Corporation | Articles | Comments

To ensure the safety and accuracy of work and personnel, it is always best to use an evidence drying cabinet, not fume hood, when drying evidence.                                                  


Zoom Lens can Withstand Radiation

June 6, 2014 1:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Compact in design, the Model 192 Non Browning 6x Zoom Lens from Resolve Optics has been designed to operate in areas subject to radiation. Today, radiation is used in medicine, academia, and industry, as well as for generating electricity at nuclear power plants.

Microscope Covers Large Magnification Range

June 6, 2014 12:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Leeds Forensic Systems’ Discovery Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope is built with Zeiss-encoded optics. Offering over 7,000 ISO magnification-matched positions and large magnification range, the microscope offers an enhanced level of confidence and capability.

Light System Uncovers Double the Evidence

June 6, 2014 12:55 pm | CAO Group | Product Releases | Comments

The CAO Group’s UltraLite ALS Turbo heads uncover twice the amount of forensic evidence. The forensic light system incorporates advanced “Turbo” light technology in six of the interchangeable heads used for various detection methods.

Spectroscopy Software IDs Automobile Crime Scene Samples

June 6, 2014 12:52 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Bio-Rad’s KnowitAll spectroscopy software can be used for the analysis of automobile paint samples acquired at crime scenes. Using the software to search multiple automobile paint layers found at a crime scene against the Paint Data Query (PDQ) database—the world’s largest international automotive paint database with nearly 20,000 samples—forensic scientists can determine the make, model, year and manufacturing origin of the samples.

Laboratory Equipment: June 2013

June 4, 2013 11:03 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The June issue of Laboratory Equipment continues to celebrate the magazine's 50th anniversary with a retrospective on the 1960s. Additionally, the cover story details efforts to remove sample prep as a common bottleneck in the lab. Other articles discuss ELN lessons for food and beverage companies and the efficiency gains achieved by implementing a direct-to-slide printer. Special product sections include food and beverage and forensics.

Blue Light LEDs Designed for Forensic Inspection

May 30, 2013 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Spectroline TRITAN 450 is a powerful, multiple-LED, broad-beam blue light forensic inspection lamp. It is suited for a range of forensic applications, including crime scene investigation, gathering evidence and forensic laboratory work.

Software Covers Entire Fingerprint Analysis Workflow

May 30, 2013 10:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

From crime scene sample to final identification, Abetter Dactyloscopy from Qualitype covers the entire workflow of fingerprint analysis.

Forensic Lens Has Extended Magnification Range

May 30, 2013 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed specifically for forensic investigation, Resolve Optics’ Model 228 is a full-featured, high-performance UV lens.

System Designed for Human Cell Line Authentication

May 30, 2013 10:39 am | Promega Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Promega has designed the GenePrint 10 System for human cell line authentication and sample identification.

Spectroscopy, Imaging Software Designed for Windows 8

May 30, 2013 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

CRAIC Technologies’ Auriga microspectroscopy and imaging software package is designed to collect, analyze and process both microspectra and images from proprietary microspectrophotometers running Windows 8.

Facial System Makes 2D Photo ID-Ready

May 30, 2013 10:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Animetrics’ ID-Ready is a subscription-based online service for smaller law enforcement departments.

Laboratory Equipment: October 2012

October 1, 2012 4:12 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

The October issue of Laboratory Equipment features a cover story on microscopy technologies that are quickly moving the industry forward. Developers are pushing the limits of existing imaging technologies to create systems with three times the measurement speed, resolution and consistency. Other articles include LIMS and ultrapure water. Special sections this month include forensic science and food & beverage laboratories.

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