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 analog video tape, video enhancement was more difficult. The equipment forensic experts used to conduct video enhancement was entirely hardware …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 ? inch video, ? inch video, Beta and VHS. Then along came digital tape ? that …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 …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 …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 …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 …Read More
Digital video is also involved in many litigation cases and is quickly finding its way into court rooms around the world.
In the following paragraphs, 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 …Read More