Case Studies

Tracking down the Perpetrator - High-Resolution USB cameras in Action at State Criminal Police Office in Baden Wuerttemberg

To ensure a successful and efficient search for clues, the crime scene incvestigators use state-of-the-art computer technology: Images of shoe tread and outsole prints are collected in a central database, where they can be immediately queried and matched to crime scene prints. The procedure of entering all the tread patterns (prints as well as reference samples) in the system is crucial in this connection. Image acquisition and processing must be very precise, fast and efficient. For this purpose the LKA Baden-Wuerttemberg, which is the State Criminal Police Office in the German State of Baden-Württemberg, uses the high-resolution cameras of the uEye series from IDS.