dTective® Forensic Video Analysis Suite

dTective v8.0 – Updated SpotLight/Redact & New Analyze (BETA)

dTective® 8.0 made a big splash at the LEVA conference last week and was officially released on Monday.  dTective® 8.0 includes our updated SpotLight/Redact effect and our new Analyze (BETA) effect. SpotLight/Redact SpotLight/Redact is an effect that allows you to highlight and/or obscure up to four (4) separate areas within your video clip via one […]

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FLETC Cybercrime Conference & Upcoming IACP Conference

Last week we were honored to participate in FLETC’s 2nd Cybercrime and Technical Investigations Conference in Glynco, GA.  We got to chat with long-time friends and customers in the Vendor demonstration area, as well as serveral folks brand new to Forensic Multimedia Analysis.  On Friday, I gave a presentation – “Video Evidence: There’s More Than […]

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Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) Resources

Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) has been used by Digital & Multimedia Evidence (DME) analysts since prior to the very first certifications in any of the related DME disciplines  (e.g. computer forensics, mobile forensics, video forensics, audio forensics, image analysis).  FOSS has transformed the landscape of each of those disciplines in the process.  Below […]

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QuickDME™ 3.2 – New Archive & Restore Adds Even More Storage Flexibility

With the release of QuickDME™ version 3.2 Administrators can quickly and easily archive & restore case assets via Admin Configurator, providing even more storage flexibility. To start using the new feature, Admins simply need to setup their Archive Storage location via the Database Setup Utility (shown below). This only needs to be done once, as […]

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QuickDME - Digital Evidence & Viewer Manager

Managing Digital Evidence “Silos” with QuickDME™

QuickDME™ version 3.1 (released March 29, 2018)  introduces many new features, including one we call “Linkable Locations”.  This feature allows the system administrator to “Link” to other network storage locations, then “index” the evidence from those locations without having to move all of the data in order to manage it with QuickDME™.  Linkable Locations make […]

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Overlay Timecode Information on an Avid Media Composer Sequence

Having video evidence from multiple cameras for an investigation becomes more common as each day passes.  With multiple camera views and/or videos from different sources, aligning those videos into a multi-track timeline can be the most thorough and powerful way to interrogate and digest the material, both from an investigative standpoint as well as from […]

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Introduction to ClearID® – LIVE Remote Training (4hrs)

For those new to ClearID, we now offer live one-on-one instructor led training! Students train on their own PC, at their own desk, and receive all course materials and content electronically. *Broadband Internet connection required* This 4-hour online instruction covers the proper application and use of ClearID v3 in a forensic Digital Image Workflow. Students […]

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DVR Recovery Field Kit

Expediting Digital Video Evidence Recovery & Documentation

One of the most time consuming aspects of Digital Video Evidence recovery is often the process of documenting the recovery in compliance with Best Practices.  Documenting the recording system settings, in particular, can be ardous to say the least when dealing with proprieatry & often poorly designed interfaces.  Although photographing each screen of the menus […]

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