FORENSIC VIDEO ANAYLSIS

WHAT IS FORENSIC VIDEO ANALYSIS?

Forensic video analysis is the scientific examination, comparison and/or evaluation of video in legal matters. -Forensic Video Analysis SWGDE V.1 Pg. 4 

 

Digital video recordings aren’t always an accurate eyewitness. Video cameras use advanced compression algorithms to optimize storage, document timing inaccurately, and represent colors/objects inaccurately.  Forensic video analysis uses an objective analysis that assist the trier of fact in making determinations about these complex video circumstances. 

 

Our forensic video analysis services assist the trier of fact to in order to answer complicated questions about the video evidence, what the events represent as well as the accuracy and relevancy of the recorded events.  the authenticity of a video recording. 

 

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FORENSIC VIDEO ANALYSIS SERVICES

DETERMINE IF A VIDEO RECORDING IS ORIGINAL OR A COPY

Our forensic video analysis services assist the trier of fact to determine the authenticity of a video recording. Our forensic video analysis and video authentication services, such as tampering and edit detection, provide our clients with forensic testing to confirm the integrity of their video recordings.

GUN SHOT TIMING ANALYSIS

With the surge in police shootings, body worn cameras and other digital video recording equipment can document the timing of auditory evidence inaccurately. Our services can assist in breaking down the visual and audible streams to ensure an accurate timeline of events for courtroom use.

COLLISSION ANALYSIS

Mobile digital video systems are becoming more common in law enforcement vehicles, buses and other public transportation systems. These systems often record collisions and these must be analyzed to determine what happened in the courtroom. Our forensic video analysis services assist the trier of fact in determining what may have caused the collision if the vehicle was equipped with camera recording technology.

REPAIR A DIGITAL VIDEO FILE

A digital video recording can become damaged when the file writing process is interrupted, or a storage medium becomes damaged. Our digital video file repair services can extract the raw frames from a video recording and re pack into a playable video file.

LIGHT LEVEL ANALYSIS

Our forensic video analysis services offer an analysis of light conditions of a video recording. This is used to determine if the light levels of video events are consistent with what the human eye would have witnessed.

DEMULTIPLEXING VHS CASSETTES

The multiplexed video presents a unique challenge when played back in a standard VCR. Our VHS demultiplex services can decode this analog stream into playable video content for further investigation.

ANALOG TO DIGITAL VIDEO CONVERSION

Before the surge in digital video recording equipment, analog or tape-based video recording equipment was used in CCTV surveillance systems. If you have analog tape-based evidence, our video conversion services can transcode this information accurately to a digital format.

PREPARE VIDEO EVIDENCE FOR COURTROOM USE

Digital video evidence can be recorded in varying formats that can be difficult to play for litigation use. Our experts can assist to ensure that the video evidence plays back with accuracy, dependant on the system installed in the courtroom.

EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES

Expert witness services are available for video analysis investigations by Primeau Forensics. In addition to trial preparation and testimony, expert witness services include a forensic report of all testing performed. This formalized report outlines our conditions, authentication methodology, and opinions. 

 

Furthermore, Primeau Forensics’ procedures assist the trier of fact to make determinations about the images used as evidence. Our experts also anticipate all possible direct and cross-examination questions when we prepare for testimony. 

 

In conclusion, our video analysis services have been successfully admitted in over 25 court cases in 10 states. Not to mention, they have also been used in several international cases. 

REQUEST A PROPOSAL FOR FORENSIC VIDEO ANALYSIS

At Primeau Forensics, we use an unbiased, third-party perspective to provide evidence in court. We work with facts and make a point to communicate complex processes in easily understood ways. With 35 years of experience in the industry, we have experience working with attorneys, law enforcement, the United States government, and other forensic experts.

 

Our team of analysts receives annual training to stay up to date on the latest examination technology. Our experts are certified by law enforcement agencies and are prepared to handle your video analysis needs.

 

We offer pro bono consultations before our video analysis services. Contact us today to request a proposal.

If you have a recording that you question or need help understanding, please contact us for a pro bono consultation.

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