Forensics sciences uses highly developed technologies such as imaging techniques, data analysis, spectroscopy and others, to uncover scientific evidences and answer questions of interest to the legal systems. Modern forensic science is used in civil cases such as forgeries, fraud or negligence. It helps law enforcement officials to determine whether any laws or regulations have been violated in the marketing of foods and drinks, the manufacture of medicines or the use of pesticides on crops. It also can determine whether automobile emissions are within a permissible level and whether drinking water meets legal purity requirements.
HORIBA manufactures a broad range of forensic instruments such as forensic light sources, reflective UV and automated fingerprint imaging and identification systems, Raman microscope and X-Ray Fluorescence, designed to be used at the crime scene and in the laboratory to analyze evidences.