Many forms of transportation now have a wide variety of onboard electronic devices that function as Event Data Recorders (EDR), also referred to as ‘Black Boxes’.  Many devices record data that can be extracted and analyzed as a part of a forensic engineering or collision reconstruction process. The engineers of Focus Forensics have been leaders in the field of data extraction, with over 15 years of experience and training with all types of vehicle data.  We have all of the hardware, software, and protocols necessary to complete downloads of all publicly available systems.  Check out our list of compatible vehicle types, or give us a call to discuss your specific needs.  Some of the available sources of potential event data include:

  • Commercial vehicle’s Electronic Control Module (ECM)
  • Passenger vehicle airbag control module (ACM)
  • Passenger vehicle powertrain control module (PCM)
  • Passenger vehicle Infotainment and Navigation systems
  • Cell phone
  • GPS units
  • Fleet management telematics devices
  • Commercial vehicle braking system monitoring
  • Aftermarket video monitoring and data logger devices
  • Mass Transit and train event data recorders

Crash Data Retrieval Supported Vehicle List

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