Category Archives: Lion laboratories

Florida’s Missing COBRA Data for the Intoxilyzer 8000

Did CMI recently start uploading a new software version on Intoxilyzer 8000 instruments in Florida? The new software version is still being called 8100.27 (often called “Version 27”), but this new software has started causing a big glitch. The glitch makes the COBRA data disappear in monthly inspections and for certain test subject electronic data. […]

Florida Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code Update: CMI’s Dog Ate Their Homework

For those of you following the saga to obtain the Source Code for Florida’s Intoxilyzer 8000, CMI announced on June 3, 2011 through an affidavit filed in Florida that it does NOT have the Source Code for the only instrument on the DOT conforming products list or the only instrument evaluated and approved for use […]

Florida DUI Attorney, Stuart Hyman, Negotiates Viewing CMI’s Source Code for the Intoxilyzer 8000

After a long bloody battle, Florida DUI Attorney, Stuart Hyman, has negotiated an agreement giving him and his experts access to the source code for two cases in Seminole County. The parties agreed that the Court could resolve certain outstanding issues including the location of the examination and the scope of the protective order. The […]

Matthew E. Malhiot, Former FDLE Departmental Inspector, Now Expert Defense Witness on Intoxilyzer 8000

Matthew E. Malhiot formerly worked with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as a departmental inspector. He has worked with the Intoxilyzer 8000 since its inception in Florida. He was also intimately involved in the development of the Florida software. The software allows for some of the numerical results to be reported, while other numerical […]

The Intoxilyzer 8000 is Manufactured in the UK?

Did you take a breath test after your arrest for DUI in Florida? If so, you probably do not know much about how the breath test machine actually works. You will probably be surprised to learn that neither does the State of Florida who purchased the machines for approximately $8,000.00 each. The courts have called […]