I have started to put together a list of links that may be of help when researching DVR’s, attempting to playback proprietary surveillance video files or other links relating to Forensic Video Analysis. It also includes links to vendors supporting the analysis of video. If you know of any others, then please drop me a comment and I will update.
www.ampedsoftware.com/five Forensic Video Enhancement software from The Forensic Image Processing Company
www.cctvreplay.com Access and download the latest software for recovering raw, native files from entire DVR Hard Drives
www.siraview.com The only universal CCTV Playback program with one interface.
www.kinesense-vca.com A CCTV Player Manager, a Video identification tool and other software relating to the analysis of CCTV.
www.clearview-communications.com/products/cctv-replay/ CCTV replay hardware and software.
www.visionbase.co.uk Hardware and software based video demuxing, decoding and management.
www.oceansystems.com Hardware and Software for Forensic Video Analysis
www.dmeforensics.com Software and Training from Jimmy Schroering
DVR Examiner DVR Raw Hard Drive Data recovery
www.impress4video.com/ Image processing and enhancement
www.forevid.org/ Software for the analysis of video
www.cognitech.com Software suite and hardware for the analysis and enhancement of video
www.daetechsystems.com UK Based systems using the Cognitech suite
http://starwitnessinfo.blogspot.co.uk US Based systems for retrieval and analysis of Video
www.salientstills.com Video and Image enhancement
www.motiondsp.com/products/ikena Video and Image enhancement
http://briefcam.com/products/briefcam-vs-forensics/ Fast video analysis and synopsis software
www.intergraph.com Video Analysis Software
www.videocleaner.com Free Video enhancement software package
https://dmeresources.com/ Provides a host of solutions related to Digital & Multimedia Evidence (DME). This is an evolution to media-geek.
http://lists.umanitoba.ca/mailman/listinfo/fva-list The Forensic Video Analysis mailing List
http://www.cctvcodec.com/ If you are a member of the forensic video community, then you can request access to the player archive at CCTVcodec.com. Access requests will soon be added to the home page.
www.cctvforum.com A user forum from the CCTV Industry
http://www.cctvusergroup.com The UK CCTV Usergroup
www.imagingforensics.com George Reis’s site on Imaging Forensics
forensicphotoshop.blogspot.com Jim Hoerricks blog on Forensic Video and Image Analysis
www.leva.org Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association
www.resvid.com Resolution Video Training
http://twtjohansson.wix.com/thorvideoforensics Forensic Video Information from Sweden
www.ipvm.com A great resource for information on Video Surveillance equipment and the technologies involved
Encoding / Transcoding / Converting
Video Formats Guide – a good PDF explaining the basics on Digital Video
VideoHelp – the name says it all!
Doom9 – Good software list for video playback and transcoding
Afterdawn – Good software list for Video and other functions
MSU – great list of filters for open source video editors