You have a video and the quality is poor. You need to see the events recorded in the video more clearly than what is currently available. Chances are that your video is probably part of a court case and has a critical impact on the judge and jury better understanding …Read More
As we have all witnessed from the recent Boston Bombings, having the technology and talent to accurately and clearly perform expert video enhancement. This is especially true when it comes to criminal forensic image clarification from surveillance security cameras.
A trained specialist using sophisticated software can make blurry or seemingly impossible-to-see …Read More
Every case that requires video enhancement requires the video forensic expert to develop a strategy comprised of a series of steps and forensic software tools. Back when surveillance video was an analog videotape, video enhancement was more difficult. The equipment forensic experts used to conduct video enhancement was entirely hardware-based. …Read More
In many of the cases I investigate as a video forensic expert, there could have better outcomes. If more thought was put into CCTV surveillance camera placement locations, more CCTV video would be useful in litigation. Here are a few things to keep in mind when deciding where to place …Read More
Twenty-nine years ago when I entered the forensic field of study as an audio and video engineer. All recordings were created on analog tape. There were many different types of formats, such as Beta and VHS. Then along came digital tape that started to complicate things a bit.
Then came tapeless …Read More
You have had a crime committed at your place of business but you do not have a closed-circuit television system in place that could have captured some video recording of the crime as it was committed.
With the large number of closed-circuit television systems that are currently installed in businesses today …Read More
Over the last 28 years, I’ve seen an awful lot of closed-circuit television footage, but I have not seen anything like the video below. It’s amazing for a few reasons.
First of all, it was caught from a single camera at a residential home pointing toward the street. What are 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
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