Video Enhancement

Enhancing Video files

Reasons to Enhance Video Files:

  • Over-all quality is poor or fair condition
  • Not recorded ‘professionally’ (Cell phone captures)
  • Limited Detail – event is in distance (Common in surveillance video)
  • Dark picture – due to weather or time conditions
  • Rapid movement due to camera movement (Common in police body cameras and cell phone video)
  • Not centered on the event
Audio and video enhancement choices
video enhancement purposes
Enhancement options for video files

We also offer enhanced video and still frame evidence in presentation form for court viewing.

Video Enhancement Examples:

 

Original Surveillance Video:

Surveillance Video at a Slower Speed:

 

Surveillance Video – at half speed of original:

Still frames from Surveillance Video- shows action frame by frame. (Presented as a Power Point with Highlighted actions)

  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement
  • Surveillance Video Still Frame Enhancement

Police Dash-cam Video – Original:

Police Dash-cam Video – Enlarged (zoom) and Sharpened:

Cell Phone Video – Original:

Cell Phone Video – Lightened

In today’s society, recording video files is common. Videos are being captured all the time through various devices such as surveillance Cameras, Cell Phone Cameras, Police Body Cameras and Police In-Car Dash Cameras.

Video files can be used for many purposes. Examples include:

  • Assisting in Court Cases (such as video evidence)
  • Assisting in Investigations (such as identification of person captured on surveillance video)
  • A record of Official Proceedings (such as a city council meeting)
  • To document events (such as a wedding)
  • Many personal purposes (such as nanny cameras)

The nature and quality of the recording determines what type of video enhancement is necessary for the project.

  • In other cases, the audio from a video is not included or contains no important details to use, thus the video is enhanced with out audio.
  • Lastly, the information on the video file includes important details pertaining to the project so both audio and video will be enhanced. Through our enhancement we would separate the audio and video, enhance each file and then combine them back together.

There are many options for enhancing video files:

  • Still Frames – A photo is created from the video file. This can be useful to capture a clear picture of the event/person/item involved.
  • Slow Motion Video – Reducing the speed of a video allows viewers to see the action over a longer period of time than actually captured.
  • Zoom/Enlargement- Both still frames and videos can have the relevant area of the video enlarged for a clearer picture of the event/person/item involved.
  • Quality Enhancement – Professional Tools are used to enhanced an image or video to lighten, sharpen, darken, and rotate (among other enhancements) the image or video.