The human voice is like a symphony:?a follow up on the 911 calls
By Ed Primeau
There are always two sides to any litigation. One side believes and defends while the other disagrees and prosecutes. Yesterday, ?April 2, 2012 was a day full of requests, demands and …Read More
When I am asked to investigate alterations of court recordings, I almost always travel to the courthouse to examine the court’s computer recording system. It is not often that I examine audio files recorded?in?court?from a remote location. This is a serious allegation and requires careful …Read More
Since I began my career as an audio forensic expert 28 years ago, I have been retained on two drug trafficking cases where the US prosecutors office was trying to convict based on five words spoken during a confidential informant recording.
I have been on both …Read More
Nearly thirty four years after The King?s death, a new song has been discovered and confirmed forensically to be the king himself, Elvis Presley. Ed Primeau was contacted by Mike Chesney of WWMT TV 3 the CBS affiliate in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids Michigan to …Read More
I have noticed lately that many Americans are being convicted of crimes that they are innocent of. In the United States of America, instead of what is written in our constitution, when accused of a crime, we are guilty until proven innocent.
As a result, innocent …Read More
I am one of those rare people who can say I love what I do for a living. As an audio forensic expert, I have all types of different opportunities during my work day. No two forensic cases are the same although many do involve …Read More
In the following blog post, I will help you understand a basic three part process for audio restoration. In the embedded video, I exhibit an audio file that was lifted from a video which is in need of some audio restoration. The video walks you …Read More
Audio evidence can include but is not limited to confidential informant recordings, confession recordings, telephone intercept, voice mail and 911 calls. The goal of the forensic examiner is to be sure a chain of custody has been maintained like any other evidence and that the …Read More
I have a great deal of respect for State Public Defenders. They are lawyers who practice law for people who cannot otherwise afford legal assistance. The State Public Defender coordinates accused citizen?s legal representation to indigent people who are accused of a crime. Some cases …Read More
All recordings–both?digital and analogue–have a noise floor. The term originated when manufacturers of analogue audio recorders referred to the extraneous noise that their machine created in addition to the desired recorded audio signal.
Often a background noise constitutes most of the audio recording and covers a …Read More