AGENDA

To accommodate our users in various time zones, there will be two rounds of the same live presentations, one approximately in the European morning time zone, and the other in the North American morning time zone. All users are welcome to attend the sessions that work better based on their needs and time zone.


Session 1 (Italy time)
10:00 – 10:40 AM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
11:00 – 11:40 AM EDT

Amped and the World of Video Forensics: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

The Amped User Days will start with an overview of the current company situation, its mission of justice through science, the roadmap for the development of the products, current industry trends, and important information for anybody who’s working in the image and video forensics field.

Speaker: Martino Jerian – CEO and Founder


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
10:50 – 11:30 AM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
11:50 – 12:30 AM EDT

Amped FIVE: What's New in 2022

From timestamp support to the audio tools, speed estimation, and undo / redo, we'll take a look at some of the features added to Amped FIVE during the last year.

Speaker: Blaine Davison – Technical Sales and Support


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
11:40 – 12:20 PM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
12:40 – 13:20 PM EDT

Video Authentication Tools Available in Amped Authenticate

This presentation will give an introduction to Authenticate's capabilities for video integrity verification, source device identification, and manipulation detection.

Speaker: Stefano Bianchi – Technical Support and Training


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
12:30 – 12:50 PM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
13:30 – 13:50 PM EDT

User Spotlight

Speaker: Amped Users


Open discussion & Closing

Session 1 (Italy time)
10:00 – 10:40 AM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
11:00 – 11:40 AM EDT

AI and Investigations: Mine of Information or Minefield?

We will share our Research team results in the field of AI for image enhancement, analysis, and authentication. We’ll discuss the advantages, limits, and pitfalls of such technology in the forensic field, showing insightful examples of things going right and things going wrong.

Speaker: Marco Fontani – Product Manager and Research Coordinator


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
10:50 – 11:30 AM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
11:50 – 12:30 AM EDT

Hidden Gems in Amped FIVE

In this presentation we will discuss a number of not so obvious but simple Amped FIVE features, hints, and tips that will make a positive difference in your workflow and help you obtain better results.

Speaker: Emi Polito – Technical Support and Training


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
11:40 – 12:20 PM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
12:40 – 13:20 PM EDT

Amped Replay: What's New in 2022

We'll take a look at the latest features added this year to Amped Replay, from better audio and timestamp handling to improved annotations, reporting, and admin settings.

Speaker: Andrea Frisina – Technical Support and Training


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
12:30 – 13:00 PM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
13:30 – 14:00 PM EDT

Image Interpretation: The Importance of Competent Experts and Tools

Images often need expert interpretation so that their full and correct meaning can be discerned. Interpretation is a prerequisite to fact finding and the determination of truth. The theme of this presentation is the importance of image interpretation and the need for competent experts using forensically sound software and processes. Reference will be made to relevant cases.

Speaker: Jonathan W. Hak


Open discussion & Closing

Session 1 (Italy time)
10:00 – 10:40 AM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
11:00 – 11:40 AM EDT

Advanced File Analysis & Conversion

An integral part of any investigation is the understanding of the acquired multimedia data. Not only to ensure any subsequent conversion or processing is correct but also to present competency in the field of forensic image and video analysis. This short presentation will introduce you to some of the concepts reviewed during the new Amped FIVE File Analysis and DVR Conversion training module, along with an overview of DVRConv and how it can be integrated into your Digital Evidence Management System.

Speaker: David Spreadborough – Forensic Analyst


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
10:50 – 11:30 AM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
11:50 – 12:30 AM EDT

Full Speed Ahead: Getting Started with Speed Estimation in Amped FIVE

In this talk we will look at how the timing of a file and the measurements available can be combined to estimate the speed of a vehicle in Amped FIVE. We will look at the useful for the Speed Estimation 2D filter and the research behind this almost 3-year project.

Speaker: Blake Sawyer – Technical Sales and Support


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
11:40 – 12:20 PM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
12:40 – 13:20 PM EDT

Get Amped: an Open Space for Discussion

In this last session of the User Days, YOU will be at the center. Martino Jerian will moderate and present some ideas to be discussed with the Amped community and brainstorm together on the future of our products and the video forensics field.

Speaker: Martino Jerian – CEO and Founder


Open discussion & Break

Session 1 (Italy time)
12:30 – 12:50 PM CEST
Session 2 (New York time)
13:30 – 13:50 PM EDT

User Spotlight

Speaker: Amped Users


Open discussion & Closing