Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $205,000)
This award is directed to assist state and local law enforcement first responders, investigators, and examiners. BKForensics is developing hardware and software that will allow the first responder to extract necessary information from specific cell phones almost immediately without affecting the integrity of the original data. In addition, BKForensics is developing similar hardware and software for the examiner, allowing analysis of specific characteristics of mobile phones that will circumvent the necessity of purchasing multiple propriety cables and software for the analysis of each mobile phone unit. Also, BKForensics provides training on mobile phone investigations and analysis.