After the break you'll find several images of a bogus Person of Interest (PoI) that were recorded by a DCCTV system. Two different analog CCTV cameras with built-in IR illuminators were connected to the black-box, h.264 DVR. These JPG images were exported from the DVR’s proprietary player. All of these images exported at 704 pixels by 480 pixels. When the recorded video is played back via the proprietary player it is displayed at 630 x 455; however, analysis of the proprietary file and exported AVI files reveals both of those contain a 704 x 480 video stream.
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On 2/5/2015 SWGDE released a new draft document for public comment; "Best Practices for the Recovery of Data from CCTV Digital Video Recorders".
"The purpose of this document is to provide advanced practices for data recovery from CCTV DVRs when the data cannot be recovered via the guidelines provided in the SWGIT Best Practices for the Analysis of Digital Video Recorders."
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The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), which coordinates the development of standards and guidelines for the forensic science community under the auspices of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will hold its first set of public meetings in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 16 and 17, 2015. The meetings will include presentation and discussion of priorities for developing standards and guidelines for each forensic science discipline.Discuss this article in the forums (0 replies).
The Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) is interested to know how the FVA community is handling law enforcement body worn video. One of their instructors, Keith Swanson, has compiled a brief survey on how the forensic video community is dealing with body worn video that addresses numbers of cameras, types of processing requests and whether or not community members are being asked to consult on an agancies' research and evaluation of this rapidly growing technology.Discuss this article in the forums (0 replies).
Avid will be releasing a new version of Pro Tools soon that will be entirely free, called Pro Tools | First. It doesn't appear to be a severely stripped down version either, so I'm anxious to give a look first hand. If you are too, you can learn more and sign up to be notified at http://www.avid.com/ptfirstDiscuss this article in the forums (0 replies).
DVR Assessment & Video Recovery
Jun. 16th - 18th, Rochester, NY
This 3 day training class will provide students with an overview of the multiple challenges and issues that may arise or should be considered when acquiring digital video evidence.
This course is being provided by Ocean Systems and hosted by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Rochester, NY.