One of the most common jobs for an Audio Forensic Expert is  forensic audio enhancement. This is the scientific process of removing unwanted sound and exposing the wanted sound. Most of the time, wanted sound will include speech or dialogue. This scientific process is done in order to improve intelligibility and clarification.
Audio evidence is often recorded in less than optimal situations with poor quality equipment. This evidence can be vital to a case and when the content of the recording cannot be heard, the evidence can become useless.  This is why the audio enhancement process is one of the most important jobs as an

Drawbacks of Video Conference Depositions: What You Need to Know

Depositions by Video Due to COVID-19 With health and safety precautions in place due to COVID-19, courts across the country have started to resume business face-to-face. Cases are starting to…

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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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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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