Collect, Clarify, Analyze & Present Your Evidence

Since August 2000, Ocean Systems has successfully trained over 5,000 law enforcement personnel in proper techniques for video processing.

Ocean Systems Certified Vendor Training

Once you have completed one of our courses, you will receive a certificate showing you have been trained by the manufacturer or a manufacturer accredited trainer.  If you are being offered training by an outside source, please check with us to verify that they are an Ocean Systems Certified Trainer (301-476-8015).

Training Schedule

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Custom Training

Need training on an Ocean Systems product?  Want to review your workflow & processes with one of our experts LIVE, 1-on-1?

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Training Course Synopses

LIVE - Remote On-Line Training Options (4 Hour Sessions - 4 Different Modules Offered)
Training without travel.  Get LIVE one-on-one training from a certified instructors via screen sharing and teleconference. *Broadband Internet connection required*

Current Online Training Modules Available:

  • ClearID - Image Clarification Training
  • Omnivore - Introduction to Omnivore forensic screen capture and processing
  • Omnivore - Digital Media Processing using Omnivore's version 3.3 integrated FFmpeg tools  
  • dTective/Avid Media Composer - Introduction to dTective plugins for Media Composer - Video Editing, Redacting, Frame Averaging, etc.

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Forensic Video Processing and Analysis (FVA 101 - 5 Days)
This course provides an comprehensive overview of Forensic Video Processing using a full set of Ocean Systems Tools and some exposure to 3rd party products.  Ideal for both DME Technicians/Analysts/Examiners who are new to FVA & experienced users that haven't been trained on the latest updated products.

Products & Tools Utilized and Discussed:
Omnivore, Omnivore Field Kit, Photoshop/ClearID, Avid Media Composer and dTective Suite with ClearID Filters for Video Editing/Redaction and QuickDME Digital Media Processing Workflow Engine

Jan 27-31 (M-F) 2019 – Ocean Systems, MD
Apr 20-24 (M-F) 2019 – Ocean Systems, MD
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Fundamentals of Video Evidence for Investigations (FVEI - 3 Days)
This 3-day course is the first 3 days of our FVA 101 course.  It provides an overview of Best Practices and is predominantly geared towards hands-on investigative processing.  Students spend the majority of the class doing hands-on investigative processing tasks like extracting the video to a playable format, extracting images, converting/transcoding, and basic image clarification for quickly producing actionable investigative leads.   It is designed for anyone in the chain of evidence that deals with video evidence.

Products & Tools Utilized and Discussed:
Ocean Systems Omnivore™ with FFmpeg, QuickDME™ and ClearID®. Other tools discussed include FFmpeg, VirtualDub, VLC Media Player and more

Jan 27-29 (M-W) 2019 - (Ocean Systems, MD)
Apr 20-22 (M-W) 2019 - (Ocean Systems, MD)
June 17-19 (W-F) 2019 - (Ocean Systems, MD)
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DVR Assessment & Video Recovery (DVR Rec - 2 Days)
2-day hands-on training course, students are taught Best Practices for DCCTV Recovery and recover from 9 different DVR's in every way possible.  Includes an overview of video fundamentals, but is designed for those actually doing the recovery of DCCTV evidence.

June 15-16 (M-T) 2019 - (Ocean Systems, MD)
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Available Training Courses

Below are our current course offerings.  Click on a class for more information & upcoming training dates.

Forensic Video Certification

Once you have completed Ocean Systems certified vendor training, we encourage you to continue your education & seek industry certification as an IAI Certified Forensic Video Examiner (CFVE), LEVA Certified Forensic Video Technician (CFVT), LEVA Certified Forensic Video Analyst (CFVA) or ETAIntl's Audio/Video Forensic Analyst (AVFA).  Our certified vendor training courses are both a great foundation for those just starting out, as well as valuable refreshers for currently certified Examiners, Technicians and Analysts.

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Several attendees from previous classes had taken it upon themselves to bring us a patch from their unit. Proud to have received these gifts we created displays that cover our office walls with them, as a constant reminder of the important work we do.

If you'd like your patch displayed, please bring one with you.