Monthly Archives: November 2015

Amped FIVE Update: Lots of new Features and Filters!

OK, there is so much to get into this post that I’m going to skip the usual introduction…. I hope you are sitting comfortably as it’s going to take a few minutes to get through this list. Trust me – you will not be disappointed!

Interface Color Scheme

Monitors are getting bigger, brighter and with more pixels. Working with a bright interface all day can get a bit tiresome. To help you, and your eyes, you are now able to chose a darker color scheme for Amped FIVE

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Terrorism, photos, misinformation

Things are getting awful. Last Friday’s events brought us many deaths and injured people in Paris. Our prayers are with the families of the victims and the population of France. The situation in Paris is sorrowful. Our colleague Matthew is traveling today to Paris for Milipol. Despite the situation, the organizers confirmed that the event will take place in any case, with additional security measures.

Being at the heart of Europe, all the media coverage these days is about Paris, but we must not forget that this is, sadly, just one of the very unfortunate events that are happening. The same day, similar events killed 26 people and injured more than 60 in Baghdad, and the day before, at least 43 were killed and more than 200 injured in Beirut. And let’s not forget the massacre in Nigeria which killed 2000 people at the beginning of the year.

A problem of credibility

Unfortunately, with the current times, it is becoming easier to become a journalist and more difficult to become a good journalist. There has been a lot of information in the news that is reported to be wrong. Anti-spoof websites are uncovering the truth. But who’s checking the correctness of these sources (and of the spoof-hunters)? Very often at the center of the discussion there are pictures or videos. Continue reading

Meet Amped at Milipol Paris 2015

Next week we’ll be at Milipol Paris, the world’s biggest exhibition about internal security.

The show will run from November 17th to 20th at the Paris Nord Villepinte Center. You can meet us at our booth 5 K 219 together with our French Partner Tracip and a bunch of other digital forensics companies.milipol

If you want to schedule a meeting please contact us, otherwise just pass by our booth to say hello!

Multimedia Forensics Thematic Meeting

Next week there will be WIFS 2015: 7th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security. This is one of the most important conferences for our field, and this year it will be in Rome, Italy, on November 16-19, 2015.

During the conference there will be an event which will be even more interesting for those involved in Multimedia Forensics, a thematic meeting titled “Multimedia Truthfulness Verification in Legal Environment and Social Media” (WIFS 2015, Rome, Italy, 16 November 2015, Afternoon: 14:15-18:30).

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