Monthly Archives: July 2020

Stay in the Range! Learn How to Use Amped FIVE’s Show Saturation Feature to Spot Saturated Pixels in Your Images

Hello, Tip Tuesday friends! Here in Italy, it keeps getting warmer every day… if the trend doesn’t change, soon our thermometer will… saturate! Never heard of this term? It’s quite an important one in forensic video processing! Keep reading to find out its meaning and its implications when working with Amped FIVE.

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Register for Webinar: Image and Video Analysis for Mobile Phone Investigations

Mobile phones keep our secrets, and they’re especially rich with images and videos. These visual contents are a mine of information, going well beyond what we see in pixels.

In this webinar, we’ll show you the power of Amped Authenticate to investigate an image’s provenance and authenticity, and how to reveal the presence of manipulated/concealed areas. We’ll also see how Amped FIVE can enhance images and videos to make even more information accessible to investigators.

Join Marco Fontani from Amped Software and learn why Amped solutions are all you need when it comes to video and image forensics.

Certificates:
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.

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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Amped DVRConv Update 17521: H.264 Quality Settings and New Formats

Today we bring you a new update to our powerful conversion software Amped DVRConv. Our development team continues to work diligently to ensure we can convert those proprietary videos you struggle to view.

In today’s update, we have added more formats that DVRConv can reliably convert for you as well as introducing H.264 quality settings which we have been recently rolling out to our other software packages.

H.264 Quality

In Update 16112 of Amped FIVE, we introduced the following quality settings for exporting H.264 video through the video writer:

  • Default = Good quality, high compatibility, low file size
  • High = High quality, high compatibility, medium file size
  • Visually Lossless = Best quality, high compatibility, high file size

In today’s update, we have now enabled these quality settings within DVRConv.

To choose the quality settings for H.264, simply access the program options from the DVRConv interface and select your preferred option.

We continue to add new formats with every update and today’s update is no exception. Remember that you can always view the hundreds of formats we currently support and that we have recently added, by clicking on the Help button within DVRConv.

After clicking Help the Amped DVRConv Help manual will open, here you can view all the formats currently supported.

Don’t Delay – Update Today

If you have an active support plan you can update straight away by going into the menu About > Check for Updates within Amped DVRConv. If you need to renew your SMS plan, please contact us or one of our authorized partners. And remember that you can always manage your license and requests from the customer support portal.

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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