People use smartphone and fitness apps everyday to track their accomplishments in distance, time, calories, and heart rate. In order to track this data, these apps also track acceleration and speed, two measurements utilized in accident reconstruction. Kineticorp Accident Reconstructionists wanted to understand the accuracy of these apps to determine… read more →
When protruding Lug Studs sideswipe the side of another vehicle, specific geometric patterns appear. What happens when two wheels sideswipe during an accident? The resulting patterns may be analyzed and attributed to vehicle speeds and behavior before during and after an accident. Kineticorp’s Will Bortles discusses his research and explains… read more →
Kineticorp’s Nathan McKelvey discusses motorcycle headlamp research and how this research pertains to accident cases.
3D vehicle scans have become a vital component in accurate and credible accident reconstruction. Sean McDonough shares a bit about our procedure in acquiring vehicle exemplar scans. For any further information on our scanning capabilities or our procedures, please contact Sean McDonough.
In this Kineticorp research video, Neal Carter, Martin Randolph and Nathan Rose calculate the Center of Gravity Height Analysis of a large SUV. This analysis will aid in the reconstruction of roll over cases and other applicable instances. “When we are analyzing a roll over case, for instance, that… read more →
by Nathan Rose, Director and Principal at Kineticorp An animation can provide tremendous value to a jury by making an expert’s opinions more understandable. In this article, I will give you 7 principles for producing credible and admissible animations for use in depositions, mediations, settlement conferences, and trials. These… read more →
Last week, Nathan Rose sat down with Will Bortles of Kineticorp to discuss the research he just published at the 2017 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress. Here is a transcript of their discussion and what this research means to accident reconstruction. This research relates to methods for acquiring data from… read more →
While “the ability to explain technical information in a non technical way” is considered the most important trait of an expert witness, you shouldn’t be afraid to explain your credentials to a jury. In Ep3 of Kineticorp’s Forensic Science Round Table, Accident Reconstructionist, Nathan Rose, discusses the the importance of… read more →
Communicating with a jury is a unique experience, but one that need not trip up your expert. In Ep2 of Kineticorp’s Forensic Science Round Table, Accident Reconstructionist, Nathan Rose, offers 5 tips for being an effective expert witness. Click below to listen.
Data Acquisition using Smart Phone Applications Abstract: This paper examines a method for generating a scaled three-dimensional computer model of an accident scene from video footage. This method, which combines the previously published methods of video tracking and camera projection, includes automated mapping of physical evidence through rectification of each frame.… read more →