Carlson CSI Software


Both easy-to-learn and easy-to-use -- all commands appear in one menu -- Carlson CSI offers a library of more than 40,000 automobile makes and models. This allows those recreating an accident scene to draw undamaged cars with only two field shots, based on the actual dimensions of the car. Illustrations of damaged cars can be created based on field shots of the damaged area only.
Draw linework in the field
Save field shots by extending or joining any point on existing lines
Easy "Move Up" and "Offset" commands
Accident Report as Text File based on car make and model
An upgrade from the earlier expansion of the original AIMS product prepared by Carlson Software and sold by Nikon Instruments, Carlson CSI Mobile and Office is designed specifically for police departments with valued input from the Cincinnati Police Department in its development.

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  • Save field shots by extending or joining to any point on existing lines
  • Draw cars from library: Includes a complete library of vehicle dimensions, makes and models such that with selection of known year, make and model, only two shots on known points will produce a complete drawing of the vehicle to scale (saving extra time-consuming shots in the field)
  • Draw damaged cars: Based on field shots of the damaged area only
  • New "Car" icon: Will measure cars based either on 3 point shots or on any known point (like the front driver-side tire position) for both damaged and undamaged vehicles
  • Simplified Offset and Move Up commands
  • Simplified Menu Structure: Only two "menu worlds" -- one screen of survey and file commands and one screen of graphic commands and options
  • Offers Choice: Supports all major brands of data collectors
  • Prepares accident report as a text file based on car make and model
  • Includes Symbol Library: For both accident and crime scenes has symbol library for urban features like manholes, poles and fire hydrants, in addition to trees, road signs, etc.
  • Special line designation: Will draw thickened lines for features such as skid marks, lane separation lines and stop sign stopping bars painted on roads
  • Easy-to-use start and end line system where description codes such as EP increment automatically to EP1, EP2 as multiple features are measured