About a week ago, I was called by Wired Magazine and interviewed about cloud storage for evidence sharing. My first thought was that cloud storage is a great technological advance and is very convenient for the courts, police, and lawyers who all need copies of audio and video forensic evidence. …Read More
I recently had a video forensic case that involved a dispute between an employer and a former employee. It was a disability case where the employee was collecting disability that they were not entitled to.
The employer’s insurance company hired a private investigator to follow the former employee and catch them …Read More
Because there is more audio-video evidence being presented in the court system today than ever before, there is a need for professionals to specialize in audio video forensics. A professional who has been practicing audio and video engineering for ten or more years has the experience and expertise to understand …Read More
I got a call recently from an attorney who had a VHS tape recording of a traffic stop. The attorney asked if I could determine if the tape had been altered. He went on to describe what his client thought was a glitch. I understand the attorney’s dilemma. On one …Read More
All video forensics experts are not created equal. However, more often than not, lawyers and private individuals shop for video experts by cost instead of by these four simple expert criteria. I have successfully completed cases where the opposing side in the litigation had their forensic expert removed from the …Read More
The following tips will help you to have successful video enhancement and clarification.
Always begin with the original video recording. If all you have is a copy on DVD, then load the DVD directly into your forensic software by Direct Capture. Then change the VOB extension to your decided video format …Read More
I have noticed lately that many Americans are being convicted of crimes that they are innocent of in the United States of America, instead of what is written in our constitution: when accused of a crime, we are guilty until proven innocent.
As a result, innocent people are imprisoned and appeal …Read More
Many cities across the globe are installing CCTV systems. Digital closed-circuit television systems aid law enforcement by catching crimes on camera. Police, in turn, review that camera recording and seek out the criminals.
In the UK, riots are breaking out and what the instigators do not realize is that London is …Read More
Whenever I am asked to review some CCTV system footage to help identify the activity and people in the footage, I begin with creating a camera grid. A CCTV camera grid is a layout of all closed-circuit cameras with their location and proximity to the activity and people in the …Read More
Digital video is also involved in many litigation cases and is quickly finding its way into courtrooms around the world. My goal is to help you understand digital video with regards to closed-circuit television systems and its many formats.
In its simplest terms, digital video can be defined as a video …Read More