‘video’

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

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

Cheating spouse is recorded

  Stuff happens, and people record it. Today it’s not just surveillance that leaves a trail of evidence. Here are a few suggestions if you want to catch a cheating spouse. If the recording is not great, I may be able to restore it. But do it right in the first place. Smart Phone The Smart Phone […] Read more

Are you being watched now?

Video Bug Detector Technology is making smaller Compact surveillance video cameras in almost anything: a public bathroom ceiling fan, decoy Coke can, teddy bears, key chain, you name it. If it fits, it records. There are many wireless video bug detectors that exist on the market. On the high-end, equipment pinpoints the exact location of […] Read more

Drones for media

What was that?  A drone possibly. We have all heard drone stories about the government using them in surveillance.  Even firing missiles at terrorists.  But how can companies use them for commercial use? Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) are inherently different from manned aircraft. Introducing UAS into the nation’s airspace is challenging for both […] Read more

May, 06, 2015

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The future of surveillance, no battery required

This Self-Powered Video Camera Can Keep Recording Forever A new type of video camera is entirely self-powered. Columbia University researchers created this promising technology, it can go on and on without a battery, continuously recording one image per second of “a well-lit indoor scene”. The camera sports a new kind of power-harvesting image sensor that […] Read more

Bad Media?

Hard to understand audio from smart phones, pocket calls, voice mail, social media, hidden microphones, and other sources can be improved. Video and photographs from the Internet, Facebook, YouTube, Social Media, cellphones, computers, surveillance and other sources can be visually improved. Audio For over 25 years we have fixed bad audio. Technology has improved over […] Read more

Apr, 27, 2015

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