It seemed like a routine traffic stop…or was it? The police said they had probable cause, but did they? The video footage, retrieved from the very sophisticated, digital-video surveillance system mounted in the police car, shows tinted windows on the victim’s car; so how could the police see they had …Read More
The next time you walk down a city street, take a look around you and notice the number of video cameras and motion activation devices present that help control traffic, regulate complicated machinery, and deter crime. They’re right there next to the street lights and traffic signals. Government buildings, police …Read More
Digital audio and video are recorded and stored in electronic equipment. If the audio or video is needed in court, the original device that created the recording must be identified and kept in a chain of custody. The only exception is when both parties involved in the litigation agree that …Read More
Audio evidence, as well as video evidence, is any recording that has been admitted and accepted into litigation and is an account of events as they occurred.
Audio evidence includes confidential informant recordings, recordings of confession by officials, telephone intercept or wiretap, voice mail, and 911 calls. The goal of the …Read More
An expert witness is a person who by virtue of education, training, skill, or experience, is believed to have the expertise and specialized knowledge in a particular subject. His or her expertise is beyond that of the average person, sufficient that others may officially and legally rely upon the witness’s …Read More
The first step when restoring audio on a video recording is to remove background noise. More often than not, a recording in need of sound clarification or restoration has background noise covering the sounds that are desired to be heard. Noise reduction is the process of reducing and often eliminating …Read More