The mobile device experts at Robson Forensic specialize in the extraction and interpretation of data from smart phones, GPS units, and other mobiles devices for automobiles, watercraft, aircraft, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Our experts interpret this data within the context of specific events to reliably answer questions involving speed, location, device usage, and many other relevant issues.

GPS Forensics

Experts specializing in GPS Forensics are frequently retained to reconstruct location, waypoint, or speed data in a broad range of legal disputes. Our most common investigations involve the extraction and interpretation of GPS data as it relates to vehicle crash incidents. Increasingly, GPS data is also being used to supplement eye witness testimony in cases involving assaults, workplace injuries, and premises liability disputes.

A large segment of the population carries one or more GPS enabled devices on their person. Our experts specializing in GPS forensic analysis can reliably interpret this data within the context of a specific incident, including deciphering missing or contradictory data.

Experts specializing in GPS forensics are also often relied upon to interpret and translate data from a wide range of GPS file formats to include:

  • NMEA Data Sentences
  • GPX (GPS Exchange Format)
  • KML and KMZ
  • JSON
  • Proprietary formats for Garmin, Raymarine, Furuno, TomTom, Magellan, Standard Horizon, Lowrance, and others.

Cell Phone & Smart Phone Forensics

Experts specializing in mobile device data are frequently retained to extract and interpret data from a multitude of apps and devices. Our experts are experienced in extracting data stored on the physical device and synched “cloud” accounts as well as interpreting data provided by service providers

Data from mobile phones can frequently be used in the same way as GPS data, but other apps and communications functions sometimes allow for a more detailed reconstruction of the sequence of events surrounding an incident. Our experts retrieve calls logs, text communications, device use/non-use, and other information in the course of their investigations.

Mobile Device Forensic Investigations Include:

  • Cell Phones & Smart Phones
  • Dedicated GPS Navigation Units
  • GPS Receivers
  • GPS Trackers with Fleet Management Systems
  • Built-In Vehicle Navigation and Infotainment Systems
  • Tablets & PDAs
  • Fitness Trackers

GPS & Mobile Device Evidence & Testing

Robson Forensic offers a fully appointed mechanical testing laboratory to assist our clients with the inspection of evidence in cases involving GPS & Mobile Device Data. Our lab facilities can accommodate large evidence items and are equipped to host a variety of test procedures. Visit our Mechanical Testing Laboratory page for more information.

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