Audio forensics is the scientific approach to acquiring, storing, documenting, processing and presenting audio evidence in a litigation. Audio forensic processes include audio enhancement as well as audio authentication and analysis.
A audio forensic expert is trained in all aspects of audio forensics by a university or other training organization like Resolution Video. Audio experts also understand how to work with the legal team and develop a trial strategy for using an audio recording in court.

The Importance of Establishing a Chain of Custody for Audio and Video Evidence

Establishing a chain of custody for audio and video evidence is the first step in any forensic investigation. This includes audio enhancement, video enhancement,  audio authentication, and video authentication. Throughout…

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Ronald Johnson and Laquan McDonald – WGN9 Chicago Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcwJ3XwmaAg&feature=emb_title On November 24, 2015, a police dash-cam video that captured the shooting of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois was released to the public. It had taken almost thirteen months…

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Blindspot Episode 19: Audio Enhancement – Noise Reduction

Most recordings that I come across as an audio forensic expert require audio enhancement. This is because they are made in poor conditions and have an abundance of noise. Though…

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Blindspot Episode 15: A Step-by-Step Approach to Forensic Audio Enhancement
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Blindspot Episode 15: A Step-by-Step Approach to Forensic Audio Enhancement

One of the most common jobs for an audio forensic expert is enhancing a digital audio recording for intelligibility and clarification. Audio evidence is often recorded in less than optimal…

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