Learn from a team of certified instructors with decades of experience working with forensic video evidence and providing training to law enforcement.
Digital Software Environment
Work in a virtual environment of iNPUT-ACE, allowing for dynamic instructor feedback and minimal hardware requirements. No software license is required.
Real Case Files
Train on project files recovered from actual investigations. Immediately apply course concepts to real world examples that reflect current challenges.
These brand new training courses offer the first online option for users to receive Certification on the iNPUT-ACE software.
The team at iNPUT-ACE have delivered high-quality, in-person training for years. Due to recent events, many of our customers have been limited by budget and travel, so we have re-imagined the way we can provide high-quality training while keeping the personal touch that iNPUT-ACE believes is critical to a successful partnership.
Starting in July 2020, they will deliver live, instructor-led, hands-on digital training for investigators working with video evidence. Due to classroom size limitations, the first several classes will be first come first serve.
Please contact us for more information (use the form below), to hold seats for an upcoming class we will need a purchase order or full payment.
We look forward to helping you obtain your first iNPUT-ACE User Certifications!
Certification Courses (2 x 4 hour sessions)
Individual Sessions (4 hour session - No Certificate)
The Operator course combines MOD1 and MOD2 providing 8 hours (two 4-hr modules) of instructor led training. Hands-on core knowledge for video evidence utilising the iNPUT-ACE Software.
Intro to iNPUT-ACE
MOD1 ~ 4-Hours of instruction
- Tuesday, August 4
- Tuesday, August 11
- Wednesday, September 9
- Thursday, September 10
- Thursday, October 1
This hands-on virtual course exposes students to the latest techniques and methodologies used to accurately interrogate and process digital multimedia evidence for the purpose of furthering a criminal investigation. Students are directed through the processes of recovering valuable evidence from video images using the software solution: iNPUT-ACE.
- User-Interface Orientation
- Playback & User Interface
- Creating Markers
- Creating Subclips
- Intro to File Conversion
- Standard Output Node
- Introduction to Projects
- Demonstrative Examples
- Intro to the Narrative Report
MOD2 ~ 4-Hours of instruction
- Thursday, August 13
- Tuesday, August 18
- Tuesday, September 15
- Wednesday, September 16
- Tuesday, October 13
Case Management builds on the Intro to iNPUT-ACE content by exposing students to advanced techniques and methodologies used to accurately interrogate and process digital multimedia evidence. Students will learn how to perform in-depth investigations using the built-in tools inside iNPUT-ACE.
- Video Terminology
- Intro to Hashing
- Working with Projects
- Investigation Workflows
- Real Case Walkthroughs
- Creating Demonstrative Exhibits
- Canvas Editor
- Concatenate Node
The Examiner course combines MOD3 and MOD4 providing 8 hours (two 4-hr modules) of instructor led training Builds on the core knowledge from the Operator Certification (required) by introducing examiner level workflows and advanced processes in iNPUT-ACE.
- Operator Certification
Who Should Attend?
Workflows and Technical Considerations
MOD3 ~ 4-Hours of instruction
- Tuesday, September 22 (sold out)
- Thursday, October 15
Building on Intro to iNPUT-ACE and Case Management, students enrolled in Workflows and Technical Considerations will learn how to adjust frame rates, understand compression and incorporate filters and advanced processes. Students will develop the ability to resize and deinterlace video while preparing workflows and understanding how to properly use enhancement techniques on video evidence.
- Frame Rate Adjustments
- Intro to Compression
- Filters and Advanced Processes
- Resizing and Deinterlacing
- Preparing Workflows
Narrative Reports and Demonstratives
MOD4 ~ 4-Hours of instruction
- Thursday, September 24 (sold out)
- Tuesday, October 20
Building on the previous course work, students will learn how to compile demonstrative reports to include embedded Sub Clips, Marked Images and descriptions specifically for sharing information between investigators, prosecutors and when testifying in court.
- Advanced Narrative Report Use
- Embedding Images and Video
- Utilizing Narrative Report Text
- Working with Shapes and Arrows
- Aligning Elements
- Report Templates
The Metrology course combines modules C1 and C2 providing 8 hours (two 4-hr modules) of instructor led training. Foundations of measuring distance/speed from complex video files while overlaying photo/video evidence over 3D point cloud data.
Operator and Examiner Certification
Who Should Attend?
- Traffic Investigators (private/public)
- Accident Reconstructionist
- Serious Crime Investigators
- Analysts Combining CCTV and 3D
Calculating Speed from Video
C1 ~ 4-Hours of instruction
- Dates TBA probably 2020 Q4
- Detailed Timing Metadata
- Intro to HEX
- Advanced Compression
- VFR Lightboard Use
Reverse Projection: Camera Match Overlay
C2 ~ 4-Hours of instruction
- Tuesday, September 29 (Postponed due to illness)
- Tuesday, October 6th 9am – 1pm PST (17:00 - 21:00).
This class is designed to advance your knowledge of 3D rending and re-construction by introducing the iNPUT-ACE Camera Match Overlay Tool which allows video evidence to be overlayed on top of point cloud data allowing for accurate measurements and calculations within a documented margin of error. Additionally, students will gain the ability to measure object locations through Reverse Projection and 3D laser scan geometry.
- Camera Match Overlay
- Integrating with 3D Modeling/Point Clouds
- Correcting Lens Distortion
- Matching (Registering) Points
- Margin of Error Calculations
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