Geolocation Overview and Navigation
To navigate to the geolocation map, click on "Analysis Tools" in the "Review and Analysis" section of the project dashboard.
Then hover over the Geolocation Map Points tool. Once you see the tool turn gray and display a chain-link, click on it.
Before you launch into the full screen map review you have options to filter or expand your "Items Per Page" as default is at 100 to ensure fast load of map and initial items.
These filter options are:
- Activity Date
- Control Number
- Not Tag
- Items Per Page: default 100
For Geolocation Data Analysis, you can look at all data points on a map by clicking on one or more of the following options from the Type filter:
- Computer Activity
- Social Media
- Transaction (Typically IP Address)
You can review the items by clicking on the individual items when you can see them from zooming in or toggling the item view.
You can zoom in by either clicking on the + or – buttons or clicking on the colored circle that are color coded by volume of items in that area.
Once you have opened an item, you can review and tag that item
All views can be printed to paper or PDF or downloaded to help build reports.
For actors to be associate to geolocation, they will need to be associated to the IMEI in the Actor Profile
Map View and Item View
The lookups on a map can be seen in the map view or in the individual item view.
In the map view, you can zoom in to view and tag individual map points. You can zoom in with either the + or - or click on any of the the numbered circles and you will zoom in.
To access item view, click on any of the individual items. You can also select specific review tags.
Any item that has a geolocation lookup off of the below items will be shown throughout the system including Analysis Tools. Those three ways to create a geolookup are:
- Physical Address
- IP Address
Reviewing Geolocation Data on a Map
During an investigation it may be helpful to see where certain people were either in a specific date range or across the entire timeframe of the data on a physical map. All geolocation data whether it is from latitude/longitude, physical address or ...
How to Understand the Geolocation in Item View
To see geolocation in item view, first click on "Review Project Metadata" in the "Review and Analysis" section of the project dashboard. In the filters box to the left, click on Type, and then select Geolocation. From the Chronological Item List, ...
Search Options for Geolocation Items
Sometimes, it may be needed to search an address (or IP address locations) and see where an actor was on a certain date. If this data was loaded to ESI Analyst, it is searchable. You can search geolocation items by device and address. You can also ...
Overview and Navigation of Analysis Tools
Analysis Tools are provided to create visual around certain data. They were created to help investigators and project teams interact and see data trends and counts visually. You can find Analysis Tools by clicking on the link in the Review and ...
Filters in Review - Overview
Navigation To go directly to the filter and search view, click on Review Project Metadata and you will be taken to the Chronological Item List. On the right side of the grid view, you will see the filters and where you can expand on a category. The ...