iVe

iVe

Vehicle System Forensics

iVe is a digital forensics tool that can perform logical and physical acquisitions and analysis of a vehicle’s infotainment and telematics systems.
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Infotainment and Vehicle System Forensics

iVe (ˈīvē) is a vehicle system forensic tool that acquires user data from vehicles, and allows forensic examiners and investigators a means to quickly and intuitively analyze it. Vehicle infotainment and telematics 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, which doors are opened and closed at specific locations, and even where the vehicle is when Bluetooth devices connect.

Features

  • Logical and Physical Acquisition
  • Binary File Import and Parsing
  • Recovery of Deleted Data
  • View and Analyze Results
  • Map GPS and Geo Coded Data
  • Search and Filter Data
  • Generate Reports
  • Export Data in GPX, KML, CSV, and XLS formats

iVe currently supports BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Ford, GMC, HUMMER, Jeep, Lincoln, Maserati, Mercury, Pontiac, Ram, Saturn, SEAT, Skoda, SRT, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles and is rapidly expanding its acquisition and decoding capabilities. The hardware and software currently supports extracting data via logical and physical acquisitions from over 5,200 different models of vehicles. It can decode data from infotainment and telematics systems and reveal quintessential data in an investigation.

Acquisition and Decoding

iVe directly interfaces with vehicle systems via specially designed hardware. It can acquire a full or partial binary image and decode the data. It can recover deleted information from either image type. iVe can decode and parse data such as:

Vehicle/System Information

  • Serial Number
  • Part Number
  • Original VIN Number
  • Build Number

Installed Application Data

  • Weather
  • Traffic
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Connected Devices

  • Phones
  • Media Players
  • USB Drives
  • SD Cards
  • Wireless Access Points

Navigation Data

  • Tracklogs and Trackpoints
  • Saved Locations
  • Previous Destinations
  • Active and Inactive Routes

Device Information

  • Device IDs
  • Calls
  • Contacts
  • SMS
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Images
  • Access Point Information

Events

  • Doors Opening/Closing
  • Lights On/Off
  • Bluetooth Connections
  • Wi-Fi Connections
  • USB Connections
  • System Reboots
  • GPS Time Syncs
  • Odometer Readings
  • Gear Indications

Supported Vehicles

iVe currently supports BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Ford, GMC, HUMMER, Jeep, Lincoln, Maserati, Mercury, Pontiac, Ram, Saturn, SEAT, Skoda, SRT, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles generally as far back as 2008 models.

iVe Pro Kit

  • iVe Application
  • License Key
  • Acquisition Hardware and Adapters
  • Connection Cables and Power Connectors
  • Trim Poppers for Removing Systems
  • Power Supply (0-30VDC, 0-10 AMPS) w/ Metered Variable Output
  • 148 Piece Master Security Bit Set
  • First Year of Software Upgrades and Enhancements

Software Requirements

  • Windows 7, or above
  • 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or above

Hardware Requirements

  • Intel-based processor 2.7ghz or higher
  • 3 USB ports
  • At least 4 GB RAM
  • At least 4 GB space
  • 1024×768 minimum screen resolution

How the License Works

The software license is perpetual, meaning that it is always good for the version of software purchased. In order for customers to get access to newer versions of software, we offer a maintenance program. The first year of maintenance is included with the initial purchase. Subsequent years are offered based on a yearly fee and give users access to any version of the software that is released in that year. We typically release a new version every quarter.