iVe is a vehicle system forensics tool developed by Berla to identify, acquire, and analyze critical information stored within vehicle systems and uncover key evidence that determines what happened, where it occurred, and who was involved.
Vehicle systems store a vast amount of data such as recent destinations, favorite locations, call logs, contact lists, SMS messages, emails, pictures, videos, social media feeds, and the navigation history of everywhere the vehicle has been. Many systems record events such as when and where a vehicle’s lights are turned on, and which doors are opened and closed at specific locations. Analysis of vehicle data will answer key questions for investigators and change the course of an investigation.
The iVe Ecosystem is a collection of tools that supports investigators throughout the entire vehicle forensics process with a mobile application for identifying vehicles, a hardware kit for acquiring systems, and forensic software for analyzing data. iVe currently supports AUDI, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Ford, GMC, HUMMER, Hyundai/Kia, INFINITI, Jeep, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Mercury, Nissan, Pontiac, Ram, Saturn, SEAT, Skoda, SRT, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles and is rapidly expanding its acquisition and decoding capabilities.
MSAB and Berla have partnered together to give investigators access to more data, in more places, more rapidly.