‘technology’

Three methods to preserve media for evidentiary value

People say that the law is slow and rigid to accept evolving technology. But recorded audio and video as well has been admissible to many years. So how do you avoid issues with evidence and improve it’s quality? Has the recording been altered? With analogue audio recordings it was easier to validate an altered recording than […] Read more

Sparrow sized drone

Yes cameras are getting smaller but what about the drones?  There’s no standard set for the size or design of drones, and the Army plans to use that to its advantage. Introducing the Black Hornet Nano.   I’s a a micro drone, designed by a firm in Norway called Prox Dynamics. This helicopter drone is small enough to […] Read more

500 million Android phones hacked?

    One of the most important things your cell carrier tells you to do before you sell or trade your phone is to wipe your information. That prevents the next owner, whether they’re a criminal or just a snoop, from seeing your sensitive information like bank accounts, contacts, emails, texts, photos, location or getting […] Read more

The Lily Camera Drone is cool!

  I ran across the Lily Camera Drone today.  It’s waterproof, has a tracking device that lets it follow you.  It records slo-mo, HD video, sound and takes 12mp still photos.   This drone is automatic, you don’t have to control it’s every move. Yes, you could use it for surveillance but the applications are […] Read more

Houston adding more surveillance cameras

  Houston and other cities are adding surveillance cameras to help protect the public after the Boston bombing and riots in other cities.  Homeland security is offering grants to cities who update security.  Yet many cry “foul” and see cameras as an intrusion to their privacy.   How do you feel?  This conjurers up the […] Read more

Stable Video Recording

It’s called “Hyperlapse” and it’s from Microsoft.  This technology allows users to create stabilized, smooth, time lapse video. It’s software driven so it can be an app in a phone or computer. Hyperlapse takes shaky footage from a hand held device and gives one super smooth video that is so useful.  I can only imagine […] Read more