DIGITPOL - CUBE Project

The development of the Cube concept is based on actual cases. Mr. Coyne founded and invented the Cube concept based on actual cases that were under forensic investigation.

CUBE

The CUBE Project

The CrashCube is a forensic tool to acquire data from vehicles involved in a collision, the CUBE technology was develop in a partnership between the Rotterdam Police, Launch Tech and in the later stage, Interpol. The development of the CrashCube concept is based on actual cases. in 2006 Martin Coyne founded and initiated the Cube concept based on actual cases that were under forensic investigation. The concept was further developed in 2009, jointly, into a full joint project to develop the specialized technology by the Netherlands Police with funding from the Netherlands Ministry of Justice in 2009. The project developed by the Netherlands Police was successful and based on the global demand the project was handed over to Interpol for further development. Today the technology is a Law Enforcement standard in vehicle forensics. The project developed by colleagues of the TOD, a team of 4 colleagues worked on the development, 2 civilians and 2 Police officers, crash reconstruction experts, one of which was the project manager.

Digital Vehicle Forensics

Research & Development

The CrashCube is a forensic tool to acquire data from vehicles involved in a collision, the CUBE technology was develop in a partnership between the Rotterdam Police, Launch Tech and in the later stage, Interpol. The development of the CrashCube concept is based on actual cases. in 2006 Martin Coyne founded and initated the Cube concept based on actual cases that were under forensic investigation. The concept was further developed in 2009, jointly, into a full joint project to develop the specialized technology by the Netherlands Police with funding from the Netherlands Ministry of Justice in 2009. The project developed by the Netherlands Police was successful and based on the global demand the project was handed over to Interpol for further development. Today the technology is a Law Enforcement standard in vehicle forensics. The project developed by colleagues of the TOD, a team of 4 colleagues worked on the development, 2 civilians and 2 Police officers, crash reconstruction experts, one of which was the project manager.

Status

Originated by Rotterdam Police in effort to create a tool capable of imaging ‘freeze frame’ event or other stored vehicle data from vehicles manufactured 2006 onwards (pre EDR Europe).

  • 2009/2010 – European partners engaged to assist in data collection, beta testing and proofing of the platform for two initial devices, CrashCube and VinCube.
  • 2010/2011 – Testing with partners and NFI including vehicle crash testing
  • 2011/2012 Due to the re-organization of the Dutch Police, the Project was handed over to Interpol.

Deployment

2012/2013 – Project regenerated and new partnerships formed with Launch appointed as manufacturer. Device reconfigured.2013/2014 – UK invited to continue association2016/2017 – Extensive testing and upgrading program to include covert capabilities , ‘module out’ imaging and infotainment data capture 
Vehicles Examined
Countries Covered
Satisfied Clients

Dealing with Digitpol on a day-to-day basis has proved to be very easy. We make a telephone call, look at the options available, and then let them get on with the job while we concentrate on our business.

Frost & Lambert ( Dealing with Digitpol on a day-to-day basis )