Giving the VIEVU LE2 my highest recommendation is easy.
It is, without a doubt, the best wearable personal surveillance camera I have encountered in 25+ years as a video forensics investigator. Developed by police for police, this unit just gets it all right: size, shape, weight, operation, picture quality, sound quality, …Read More
The importance of proper video evidence recovery for video enhancement is very clear to those of us involved in forensic video enhancement. During the process of video evidence recovery, we will make sure the highest quality video recording will be properly saved for use in court. Video forensic experts are …Read More
More often than not, a DVD is not an original video.
Many law enforcement organizations create DVD copies for defendants because they are much easier to play than native digital video formats. This can be confusing so allow me to further explain. Over the last 30 years as a practicing audio/video …Read More
So why is video authentication important? As a video forensic expert, I often find that videos submitted into litigation are not an original as the person admitting has stated. Instead, they are copies that have been altered to only contain the events they want the Trier of fact 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
Is my video edited? How to tell if a video recording has been edited?
Is my video edited? How to tell if a video has been edited? In order to authenticate video evidence accurately, a trained video forensic expert must perform the testing to ensure the authentication process is done accurately. …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
It is very obvious that we are vulnerable to attacks with little or no advance warning as exhibited in the recent bombing in Boston during the marathon. There are so far reported 176 casualties; 17 critical; 3 fatalities. Now the daunting task of forensic video investigation must take place.
Part of …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
Traditionally, a chain of custody is established between all parties when handling video forensic evidence. Most of the time, the chain of custody process is easily established and agreed on when bringing in a forensic expert to authenticate or clarify and enhance the video evidence. This is a blog post …Read More