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NFI reports on distinguishing twins using DNA analysis
Following a request from the Northern Netherlands District Court, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) examined whether ...
Was it a fall or were they pushed?
The NFI and TU Delft are working on a model for complex fall cases. Suppose that a deceased person is lying at the bottom of the ...
‘We need to be alert in terms of detecting suspects’ hidden messages’
Hidden messages in seemingly innocent videos, photos, audio or text. Criminals can use these messages to notify others in which ...
Computer assists NFI experts in comparing faces in photographs
Wrinkles, the position of the eyes, eyebrows and moles – all of which are characteristics that experts at the Netherlands ...
External scientific advisory board to advise on NFI innovations
As of this month, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has an external scientific advisory board consisting of four leading ...
NFI developing tools to extract data from counterfeit phones
Criminals use mobile phones to communicate, coordinate, organise and execute illegal activities. Mobile phones present a unique ...
NFI and University of Applied Sciences Leiden train students to work with Hansken search engine
Nowadays, virtually all criminal investigations involve digital evidence. Investigation services in the Netherlands frequently ...
Annual report: NFI to focus on innovation, automation, national and international cooperation, and acceleration
This year, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) will focus on continued acceleration, automation, national and international ...
Hansken digital search engine continues to grow and develop
How to ensure that the Hansken forensic search engine is also ready for the future? The second edition of the Hansken Community ...
Smart algorithm lets investigators search through thousands of photographs faster
While investigating serious crimes, the police often confiscate data carriers such as mobile telephones, computers and hard disks ...