Monthly Archives: August 2020

Are You Using the Best Possible Evidence? Amped FIVE’s Video Mixer Helps You Compare Frames and Answer the Question!

Dear loyal summer readers welcome to this week’s tip! As investigators, one of the questions we should always ask ourselves is: “am I using the best possible evidence?”. This is vital to ensure that we can interpret the native data correctly and have the best chance to obtain visual information after any restoration¬†and/or enhancement process. Today we’ll see how Amped FIVE can greatly help you compare two videos at the visual level to understand whether they’re exactly the same or quantify the difference between them. Keep reading!

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What’s in Your Past? A Guide to Spotting Traces of Double JPEG Compression With Amped Authenticate (Part 1)

Hello, dear Amped blog fellows! This week we’re beginning a mini-series of two tips dealing with one of my favorite topics, image life-cycle investigation! They’re a bit more technical than usual, but I’m sure you’ll enjoy them. Today, we’ll see how we can use Amped Authenticate to look for traces of previous JPEG compressions in your evidence image, and in the next tip of the series, we’ll deal with estimating the quality of possible previous JPEG compressions. Keep reading!

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Customizable Power! Learn How to Customize Amped Replay Interface and Show Only the Features That You Need

Dear loyal summer readers, thanks for being here instead of having a swim! Today’s tip won’t be long, I promise, but it covers a feature of Amped Replay that I’m sure is unknown to most. Did you know Amped Replay can be configured to enable/disable some of the software functionalities and optionally show messages on the GUI? This can be extremely useful when deploying Replay to different units having different skill levels. Keep reading to know more about it!

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Learn How to Use Amped Authenticate’s Shadows Filter Like a Pro for Clearer Results and Faster Processing!

Dear friends welcome to this week’s tip! I hope you didn’t miss the latest news about Amped Authenticate! With the last Update 17658, we’ve introduced a brand new filter category, called Geometrical Analysis, which includes the Shadows filter. Today we’ll demonstrate how to choose which shadow constraints to be added and which would not add any value.¬† Avoiding useless constraints will make processing faster and produce more pleasant output images. Keep reading!

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