November 19, 2004 was the day the worst sporting brawl in US history took place. It was the final few minutes of the basketball game between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons when a fight broke out between the players. While Ron Artest was in time out, a drunken fan …Read More
As experienced and trained video forensic experts, we perform video enhancement in our in our lab on a regular basis. In the following post, we will share with you some common challenges with forensic video enhancement process. We will also share some ‘How To’s’ so you better understand the forensic …Read More
How to Enhance Video Quality
As a video forensic expert, CCTV enhancement (closed circuit television) is a day to day practice we perform on video recordings from both digital and analogue surveillance systems. Often times, the courts we testify in want to know how to enhance security camera videos. In the …Read More
As a video forensic expert and expert witness, I have seen almost everything when it comes to Closed Circuit TV. Some of it is very disturbing, but much of it is benign ? from the lady whose ex-husband is stalking her, to the bank that just captured a robbery on …Read More
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
After the bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, the FBI immediately went to work investigating all available video evidence to begin the video forensic process.
Several sources of video evidence were available for FBI forensic examiners, including:
The first camera that FBI investigators began working with to clarify images was from the …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
It is a well known fact that closed circuit television (CCTV) systems help to deter crime. In fact, if a building has a CCTV system installed, any crime committed at that building will be recorded on video from the closed circuit television system. In addition to being a deterrent to …Read More
One of the day to day activities of a video forensic expert is to determine if a digital video recording is an exact representation of the facts as they occurred at the time of the recording. In order to do this, the video expert must know how the digital video …Read More