How Can I Add an Image or Logo to a Surveillance Video in Amped Replay?

Welcome, loyal Amped blog readers! Have you ever needed to add your unit’s logo over a video, and found it hard to do, perhaps because the video wouldn’t play in a “consumer” editing software? In the old times, you would have needed to export it to a different format and work on that, which is time-consuming and reduces the quality. You’re much better served with Amped Replay! Just read below and you’ll see how easy it is.

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How Can I Add Shapes, Arrows, and Text to a Video With Amped Replay?

Dear friends, welcome back! After covering ways to import and enhance video in the previous posts of this series (click here to see the list!), today we’re entering the next step: presentation! We’ll start from the basic thing: adding shapes, arrows, and text to your video. Be ready, the flexibility and power of Amped Replay will blow your mind!

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How Do I Resize the Frames of a Video and Zoom with Amped Replay?

Dear friends, glad to meet you again for one more post of the “How Do I Do This?” series! Despite many out there saying “sizes don’t matter”, when it comes to videos this is not as true. For example, you can’t read something that is just too small. Today we’ll learn how you can resize your video frames with Amped Replay, and we’ll get some ideas on why this could be extremely important on some occasions.

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Come and Join Us at IACP 2021

Important Notice (September 2, 2021): the event has been cancelled

From September 11-14, Amped Software will be exhibiting at the IACP 2021 Annual Conference and Exhibition located at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Centre in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Come and visit us in booth 2510 to learn more about how Amped Software’s technology can help you solve your forensic image and video analysis needs! 

We will be sharing some of the latest product releases and give you an insight into our new training course for investigators:

About the event:

IACP 2021 provides an opportunity to put your business in front of thousands of law enforcement professionals from across the country and around the world. The event will bring together leaders and experts from the policing industry for education, networking, and exhibits. You can expect to:

  • Expand your knowledge with access to educational workshops on critical topics to the policing profession.
  • Learn from thought leaders and subject matter experts on a variety of topics.
  • Participate in the IACP Speaker Series and Critical Issues Forum to hear a global perspective on the most important issues in policing.
  • Visit IACP 2021’s exhibit hall to meet with vendors and sponsors to discover and discuss solutions to the challenges facing your agency.
  • Interact and network with attendees.

Don’t forget to register!

See you there!

Amped has a chat with Detective Michael Chiocca from Chicago Police Department

Mike is always on the spot in the forensic industry: he’s often present at conferences and round-tables and his enthusiastic attitude during presentations cannot go unnoticed! In this interview, he talks about how Amped FIVE and Amped Replay helped in the development of the Area Technology Center of Chicago PD and provided benefits to investigations at all levels. Between the time of this interview and its publication, Mike retired from his position at Chicago PD and has started a new job still within the video community. I wish him great success for his next project and hope to continue to stay in touch!

Martino Jerian, Amped Software CEO and Founder

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Amped DVRConv Update 21854: More New Formats and Codec Variants

Hot on the heels after last week’s huge update to Amped FIVE, we now have another update to Amped DVRConv.

For those people not familiar with DVRConv, this is the stand-alone conversion tool that utilizes the powerful Amped Conversion Engine. Conversion is a small (but important) part when using Amped FIVE or Amped Replay but with Amped DVRConv, it is the sole purpose.

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How Can I Improve the Details of a Video in Amped Replay?

Dear loyal readers, welcome to this week’s “How Do I Do This?” blog post! When dealing with CCTV recordings, one rather common issue is that everything looks “slightly blurred”. It could be because of poor camera lenses, poor focusing, or it could even be a compression artifact, and the only sure thing we know is how annoying this is. Keep reading to find out how Amped Replay can help you in such situations!

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Free Webinar – For the Record: How to Quickly Process All Your Videos (And Audio) for Release in Amped FIVE

Amped FIVE already plays and converts video from nearly any source: from bodyworn cameras to proprietary CCTV.
FIVE has also become a standard tool for getting the best evidence from all your video sources: from analysis to enhancement. But once you have the video or image, and it is time to send it out of your office, what can you do to make sure personal information isn’t accidentally released as well?

In this webinar, we will discuss how Amped FIVE can be used for everything: converting proprietary videos, enhancing a license plate or face, audio and video redaction.

Join Blake Sawyer from Amped Software and learn why one tool is really all you need when it comes to video and image forensics.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

10:00 AM EDT – 11:30 AM EDT (New York Time)
04:00 PM CEST – 05:30 PM CEST (Italy Time)

After viewing this webinar you will be issued a certificate by email documenting that you have taken part in the session. Please note that a certificate will only be issued to those who request it and who have attended the entire webinar.

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