Author Archives: Marco Fontani

Deeper and Deeper: Learn How to Verify the Consistency of Image Sequences With Some Less-Known Metadata!

Hello dear friends, welcome to this week’s tip! Today we’re dedicating some room to metadata analysis with Amped Authenticate. In particular, we’ll deal with two cases where metadata were altered to change the acquisition date, but… the forger was not clever enough, and we’ll catch him! Curious? Keep reading!

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Trading Time for Definition Part 2: Temporal and Motion Smoothing Are the Way to Cleaner and Ghost-Free Videos!

Hi, dear readers! Here we are, ready for a new tip. Today we’re concluding our mini-series about Amped FIVE‘s Frame Averaging, Temporal Smoothing, and Motion Smoothing. They’re all ways to reduce the noise in videos by integrating the information from multiple frames, but they’re quite different in what they do. Keep reading to find out more!

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Yes, It Makes the Difference! A Practical Guide to Why You Should Keep Your Amped Products Up To Date

Dear Amped friends, welcome to this week’s tip! Another release of Amped FIVE has just been published, and we want to take this opportunity to make a special Tip Tuesday: with some examples, we’ll show you why you should keep your Amped products updated! We’ll do it in a comparative fashion, showing the best you could achieve with an older version vs what you can get with the latest releases. Keep reading, you’ll have fun!

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Trading Time for Definition: Learn How to Master Amped FIVE’s Frame Averaging Filter

Dear Tip Tuesday readers, welcome! Today we’re beginning a mini-series covering some of Amped FIVE‘s filters that are very useful when dealing with a noisy video (which, alas, happens so often): Frame Averaging, Temporal Smoothing and Motion Smoothing. We’ll see the advantages of each filter and when you should choose one over the other. Today we start with Frame Averaging… keep reading!

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What Is “Better”? Understanding the Differences Between Amped FIVE or Amped Replay vs Consumer Video Players

Dear friends welcome to this week’s tip! Today we take inspiration from a question that we receive from time to time from our users. It basically goes like this: “How come consumer players like VLC sometimes appear to play the video better than Amped FIVE or Amped Replay?”. If you’re curious about the answer… just keep reading!

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Did You Know Amped FIVE Allows Real-Time Processing on a Live Video?

Welcome, dear friends! This week’s tip concludes the mini-series dedicated to Amped FIVE‘s Video Input filter. We’ll show how easy it is to process a live video feed on the fly, yielding the resulting frames on your computer’s screen just milliseconds after they’ve been captured by the camera. Keep reading to find out more!

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Speed Matters! Amped Replay’s Smooth Playback Makes Playback Fluid Even for High-Resolution Videos

Hello dear Amped fellows, welcome to this week’s tip! With the proliferation of super-mega-high resolution cameras, it’s getting more and more common having to deal with Full-HD or even 4K videos from smartphones and even surveillance systems. At such high resolutions, it’s not trivial to guarantee a fluid playback. Luckily, Amped Replay has a built-in feature specifically tailored for this issue: the Smooth Playback! Keep reading to find out more…

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