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Indian Peafowl Feathers. Credit: USFWS

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LIBRARY OF MYSTERY PHOTOS

DVD Duplicator

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  DVD’s are created with the data retrieved from seized computers so that the Federal Agent may review the discovered evidence.

DVD Duplicator
Credit: USFWS.

Speakers

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  An Audio analyst uses the speaker to determine what algorithms to apply to audio evidence to remove noise and improve intelligibility. 

Speakers
Credit: USFWS.

Audio Mixer

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  A Video analyst uses the audio mixer to create audio / visual identification guides for FWS agents and inspectors. 

Audio Mixer
Credit: USFWS.

Lunch Box Computer

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  This is a portable computer which can be easily transported to a Crime Scene and be used to copy the data in a suspects computer.  Once this data has been captured, the analysis is performed back in the Lab.

Lunch Box Computer
Credit: USFWS.

Lunch Box Computer

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  This is a portable computer which can be easily transported to a Crime Scene and be used to copy the data in a suspects computer.  Once this data has been captured, the analysis is performed back in the Lab.

Lunch Box Computer
Credit: USFWS.

Universal Audio Input Device

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  This device is used to digitize captured audio signals from a wide variety of formats such as MiniDisks, audio cassettes, mini cassettes, etc. which may be used by undercover federal agents.

Universal Audio Input Device
Credit: USFWS.

Forensic Audio Workstation

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  Instruments used for capturing audio media for clarification and intelligibility of evidence.

Forensic Audio Workstation
Credit: USFWS.

Item

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story? Coming soon...


Credit: USFWS.

Talon

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  This is a portable device which can be easily transported to a Crime Scene and be used to copy the data in a suspect's computer.  Once this data has been captured, the analysis is performed back in the Lab.

Talon portable device used to copy data in a suspect's computer
Credit: USFWS.

Hard Drive

Laboratory Section: Digital Evidence
What’s the Story?  When a suspect's computer is imaged, the copy is transferred to a appropriately labeled hard drive. Once back at the Lab the copied image is analyzed using special forensic software.

Hard Drive
Credit: USFWS.

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