What is Enhanced Dialogue as an Ear Witness?
Enhanced dialogue as an ear witness is one of the most important forms of digital media evidence and the focus of this blog post. With the number of audio recordings used in court today, it is important that the …Read More
Can an audio recording be enhanced? Forensic audio enhancement is a process of removing unwanted sounds and preserving the wanted sound. Unwanted sounds include static, HVAC fans, hums, and other distracting background noise. The goal is to reveal or uncover the dialogue, conversation or wanted …Read More
One of the most common audio issues with audio enhancement is noise. Noise and other extraneous unwanted sounds make up the noise floor in a recording. Unwanted sounds interfere with the wanted sounds. Removing the unwanted sounds and raising the intelligibility of the wanted sounds …Read More
On May 11th, 2015, Los Angeles Times Freelance Political Cartoonist Ted Rall published an Op-Ed relating to an incident he allegedly faced with the LAPD back in 2001.
Rall claimed while being stopped for jaywalking in Los Angeles, an officer of the Los Angeles Police department …Read More
Generally speaking, any device that captures video is also capable of simultaneously capturing audio. This audio can be crucial to the Forensic Expert, as it can show the expert more clearly what happened when, when it comes to a crime scene.
Picture this: a young man …Read More
The audio enhancement processes that I have learned are some of the accomplishments of which I am most proud as a forensic expert. Audio enhancement is both an art and a science; and as an audio forensic expert with 30 years of experience, I can …Read More
Audio enhancement is the number one forensic activity at Primeau Forensics. Audio enhancement, or sound enhancement, questions and assignments come into our offices daily from around the world. Audio enhancement helps people better understand words that were recorded but not clearly heard.
Last November, I was …Read More
Most people searching for audio enhancement are looking for a solution to better hear a poorly recorded audio conversation. There are two ways to look at audio enhancement, from a recreation standpoint and a legal standpoint. The audio recording may or may not be a …Read More
It has become very easy to download and share music with friends. As an audio forensic expert, I am often asked why music loses quality when transferred from one person to another. In the following post, I will share some explanations about generation loss, file …Read More
Recently I have been asked on several of my forensic investigations to enhance the audio recorded on CCTV surveillance video. Audio can be very useful evidence in addition to CCTV surveillance video in the courtroom. Audio helps fill in the missing components that help the …Read More