Amped Training Spring 2014 US Session

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We are happy to announce our next training session, reserved for US law enforcement and government users, which will be held in Forth Worth, Texas, on May 5-9, 2014.

Instructor Information

Instructor Email Office Location & Hours
Jim Hoerricks, MA Neenach, Ca. M-F 0800-1700 (PST)

Location/Lodging/Travel Information

Students are responsible for all travel, lodging, and per diem expenses.

Training Venue

The hosting agency is the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office

200 Taylor St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

(Kornfeld Room – located on 1st floor)

Parking is available onsite

Location map:,-97.3350944,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x864e71417b53f5f9:0xcb2e175b5d83d7aa


Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) Service by most major airlines , International Airport

Dallas Love Field (DAL) Service by many major airlines and commuter/discount airlnes

Nearest Hotel

The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth

200 Main Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

(817) 870-1000

Approximately ½ mile from training venue (walking distance). Government rates available.

Hotel website for reservations and details:

Hotel Location:,-97.3332474,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x77109542989ba9ed


General Information


Intermediate Forensic Multimedia Analysis with Amped Five Professional

Expectations and Goals

Graduates will acquire intermediate level training in the techniques and skills necessary to use Amped Five Professional to perform examinations, clarifications, and analyses on digital multimedia evidence in a “forensic science” setting as well as to package, deliver, and present those findings in their local court room context.

Requirements and Materials

Recommended Computer Configuration

Amped Software’s products do not require proprietary hardware or third party software to function. Our minimum configuration standards can be achieved with many current commercial workstations, PCs, and notebook computers.

  • Intel Core 2 Duo or faster with a minimum of 4 GB of RAM for fast image processing
  • 2GB of free space on the hard disk for Amped Software’s program files and additional DVR player software. 10GB of free space for the project files.
  • Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista Professional and Ultimate (x86/x64); or Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise (x86/x64), Windows 8.

Product Documentation, Course Materials, Working Files, and Helper Software

Product documentation is provided with each software product. The course materials, DME working files, and helper software will be provided via shared drive in the classroom. Students are encouraged to bring their own DME examples to see the demonstrated products in action on familiar content.

Recommended Texts (not provided or required, but good to have on hand)

  • CCTV Networking and Digital Technology, Vlado Damjanovski
  • Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing, Anil Jane
  • Image Processing Handbook, John Russ
  • Introduction to Image Processing and Analysis, John Russ
  • How Video Works, Marcus Weise & Diana Weynand
  • Forensic Photoshop, Jim Hoerricks

Other Details

This course is restricted to law enforcement/government agency customers only. It is not available to the general public, students, or security customers.

This course is only open to a total of 24 students. As of March 19, 2014, there are only 12 seats still open.

Instructor’s Note:

“One thing I’d like to emphasize is that students are encouraged to bring their own DME to class to see the products work on familiar/known files. It’s the easiest way to fairly judge if the new techniques/products will work well in the students’ local context. This was an important factor in (other recent training); it doesn’t just work on these perfectly selected examples from Italy and Los Angeles, it also works on the cases sitting (right now) on your desks. After the first two days of hands-on, (the recent students) saw a four-fold increase in processing speed and efficiency using the new tools and techniques (don’t tell me it works, show me it works with my stuff).”

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