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FINDAR® enables law enforcement to quickly and effectively search for evidence buried under the ground

FINDAR® uses Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) technology to enable law enforcement to quickly and effectively search for evidence buried under the ground.

FINDAR® Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) For Forensic Survey

The advantage of GPR compared to other commonly-used subsurface search technologies, such as metal detectors, is its ability to detect both metallic and non-metallic objects. FINDAR® can locate:

  • Clandestine graves
  • Drugs or money buried in metal or plastic containers
  • Buried weapons and ammunition stashes
  • Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs), unexploded ordnance (UXO), and mines

Benefits of FINDAR®

  • Locate evidence in real time
  • Convenient and intuitive to use with minimal training
  • Locate buried evidence on a variety of terrains and make decisions on-site.
  • The intuitive user interface guides investigators through a systematic grid search
  • Generate 3D images on-site in seconds pinpointing the position and depth of potential evidence
  • Compact and portable system that fits into a single hand-carried shipping case.
  • Transfer data and captured images to a PC and integrate images into reports.
  • Archive data and screenshots in a single file for future reference

Murder in Sweden – GPR Guides Evidence Search

After years of police investigations, it was Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) from Sensors & Software that helped solve the mystery of missing females whereabouts.

FINDAR® Features

Additional Features

Line Mode

Collect cross-sectional lines for reconnaissance purposes. Identify and focus your search on relevant areas

Grid Mode

For detailed survey over areas of interest, collect grids. Easily collect lines around obstacles within the grid.

3D Depth Slicing

After collecting a grid of data, generate depth slice images on-site. Quickly pinpoint the position and depth of potential targets.

Field Interpretations

Classify targets in real time with field interpretations. Use the touchscreen to color-code each target as it is located.

Map View

Using the optional external GPS, Line scans, grids and field interpretations are displayed on the screen in a plan map view.

Screenshots

At any point during the survey, save screen captures of line data, map views and depth slices as graphic images.

Geo-referenced Output

Using the EKKO_Project™ PC software, display your survey lines, depth slices and interpretations in Google Earth™ and other similar geo-referenced platforms.

USB Data Transfer

Project data is saved to a USB memory device for archiving and transfer to a computer.

FINDAR® Reporting & Archiving

EKKO_Project™ PC Software

Data exported from FINDAR® uses the EKKO_Project™ PC software for Data Management, Display, Archiving and Reporting. Each project contains time-stamped data (line and grids) and screen images.

Optional: Utility Suite Software

Enhancing EKKO_Project™ with the Utility Suite software enables more advanced data analysis and reporting, including:

  • Modifying line views and depth slices
  • Exporting depth slices into Google Earth™
  • Add point, polyline, box and annotation interpretations to GPR lines
  • Processing reconnaissance surveys into depth slices

The Utility Suite includes the LineView, SliceView and Interpretation modules.

Optional: 3D Visualization Software

The SliceView module supports 3D volume data exports for use in third-party 3D visualization programs such as Voxler.

Product Specifications

 

Specifications Values
Depth Up to 3 m (10ft)
Pre-set Site Survey Sizes 3×3 m, 5×5 m, 10×10 m, 15×15 m (10x10 ft, 15x15 ft, 30x30 ft, 50x50 ft)
Operational Temperature Sensor: -40°C to +50°C 
Display: -20°C to +50°C
System Assembled 115 × 55 × 90 cm (45 × 21 × 35 in)
Operational Weight 20kg (44 lb)
Battery Voltage: 12 V
Life: 4 – 6 hrs
Capacity: 9 Amp hr 
Charger Input: 110-240V
Storage 230 km (143 miles) of data
Shipping Case 81 × 61 × 56 cm (32 × 24 × 22 in)
Display Full color sunlight-readable touchscreen
Data Viewing On Site: Cross-section and depth-slice viewed on
In-field Display: Cross-section, depth-slice, MapView, screenshots viewed on display. 
PC: EKKO_ProjectTM Software for further analysis & reporting
Battery Type Sealed Lead Acid Gel Cell

FINDAR® complies with the Industry Canada (IC), United States Federal® Communications Commission (FCC) Commission (FCC), and European Technical Standards Institute (ETSI) Regulations for ultra-wide bandwidth (UWB) devices.

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