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What is Redaction in Video, Audio, and PDF

What is Redaction in Video, Audio, and PDF

By: CaseGuard

  Redaction is the deliberate omission or concealment in a multimedia recording of information. Redaction involves removing sensitive information from data such as documents, audio files and videos. Redaction in its application may include but is not limited to, video recorded by body-worn cameras, 911 phone calls, digital video recorder systems, in-car video systems, jail or prison phone...

Jan 03, 2020
Automatic License Plate Redaction

Automatic License Plate Redaction

By: CaseGuard

  Law enforcement agencies and the public everywhere are becoming familiar with automatic license plate readers (ALPRs). These types of systems while they have become commonplace have actually changed, improved and become far more sophisticated since their beginnings. Like many software and computing systems new ideas and better features are integrated all the time creating a situation for...

Jan 01, 2020
Why Cloud-Based Redaction is Not Adequate for Video Redaction

Why Cloud-Based Redaction is Not Adequate for Video Redaction

By: CaseGuard

  Video technology has become an integral part of most businesses, security systems, and law enforcement strategies. Even everyday citizens can create unique videos, capture news footage, or market their burgeoning ideas or other streaming content instantly through social media. The ease of marketing video content is now becoming so standard that most high-school aged kids can flow through the...

Dec 31, 2019
What to Look for in a Video Redaction Software

What to Look for in a Video Redaction Software

By: CaseGuard

  Law enforcement agencies are often crossed between protecting the community and maintaining the privacy rights of every individual or organization. A lot of times police agencies are required to release their body worn camera videos in order to demonstrate transparency without trumping on the privacy of the citizens. At this point, it becomes imperative to identify and redact some...

Dec 27, 2019
The Power of Machine Learning in Automated Video Redaction

The Power of Machine Learning in Automated Video Redaction

By: CaseGuard

  Many people are aware of AI or Artificial Intelligence and its meaning, especially in the way that it is often portrayed through movies. These movies are often exciting and captivate our imaginations. Machine learning, while similar to AI, is defined differently. A way to explain this in layman’s terms is that AI is the breadth of knowledge contained and used by a system, while machine learning...

Dec 26, 2019
Easy to Use Video Redaction Software

Easy to Use Video Redaction Software is a Must

By: CaseGuard

  AI-based Video redaction software is an AI application software that uses pattern matching to locate specified objects contained within a video. Police officers enter the data to be edited from their videos such as private citizen’s identities, undercover officers, or even classified material not available for public consumption. The target data is used by the software to scan the video for...

Dec 23, 2019
Protecting Your Agency Against Massive Video FOIA Requests

Protecting Your Agency Against Massive Video FOIA Requests

By: CaseGuard

  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests can be challenging for many law enforcement agencies. Under FOIA, the public is guaranteed a presumption of openness and transparency in government agencies, including policing, law enforcement, and the judicial system. The community has a right to an assumption of open records access, unless there is evidence submitted to the courts for an exemption....

Dec 22, 2019
Video Redaction and Police Transparency

Video Redaction and Police Transparency

By: CaseGuard

  As body worn camera (BWC) technology continues to gain ground among many law enforcement agencies, there's been a lot of concerns regarding the accountability and transparency of the entire process. Statistics show that over 80% of all criminal offenses recorded in the US often have to do with either video or audio evidence. And according to the Institute of Human Studies (IHS), there will be...

Dec 20, 2019
Video Redaction Software | The Basics

Video Redaction Software | The Basics

By: CaseGuard

  With the proliferation of smartphones that can capture video anytime, anyplace, to surveillance equipment for the state, or body cameras on police officers, videos of average citizens are everywhere. The potential to inadvertently capture someone on video, thus invading their privacy, is a real concern for people in many areas of business today. How can we use the technology at our disposal...

Dec 19, 2019
Audio Redaction Software | The Basics

Audio Redaction Software | The Basics

By: CaseGuard

  All law enforcement agencies are careful when sharing information online or with the general public, especially when the information is sensitive. This is as a result of the threats that these agencies constantly face from the illegitimate sharing of sensitive private information. With the increase in the usage of the body worn equipment and the law enforcement agencies dealing with the freedom...

Dec 18, 2019

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