08 August 14
RapidHIT features on Sky News
The Home Office has given extra funding to police in Lancashire and Nottinghamshire to begin operating the machines.
The machines are about the size of a small photocopier and can be transported to a crime scene and used in the early stages of an investigation.
The machine's developers, Key Forensic Services, claim the Rapid DNA technology will allow investigators to input samples from a crime scene into the machine themselves...
View the full Sky News feature on RapidHIT technology here: