Video recording from a mobile phone, CCTV surveillance or any digital device proves to be crucial digital evidence in the identification of suspect or victim in a case investigation as well as in the validation of testimony of an eyewitness. Another area where video recording makes a crucial proof of truth revelation is sting operation. Such video evidences are not only admissible the Court of law but they are also a great tool in a case investigation. However, in order to be admissible in the Court of law as evidence, the video recording needs to be authenticated by a forensic laboratory to verify and authenticate that it is not manipulated or tampered.
For Forensic Video Authentication, skilled forensic expert and digital tools are required to perform forensic analysis and check for any signs of manipulation, alteration or tampering so as to authenticate various kinds of digital videos such as those of mobile phones, dash cam as well as CCTV systems, etc., making such video recordings reliable digital evidences. The forensic video authentication may involve enhancing visuals for improving quality and clarity, stabilizing the video as well as isolating or combining the camera footage.
At Connectel‘s (Forensic Division), Forensic Video Authentication is done with highest credibility and impartiality. Being the first and Only Forensic Science laboratory in private sector accredited by Government of India for ISO / IEC 17025 :2017 Standards acceptable worldwide by all Government and Regulatory bodies we only deliver quality forensic testing. By virtue of this accreditation, we are at par with any other similarly accredited forensic science laboratory in government sector in 107 member countries of ISO and India for report generation capability.
We maintain proper chain of custody at the laboratory from the point of receiving/collection of evidence till the disposal of forensic examination report. The observation and results of the forensic examination of evidence are kept confidential.
Reports generated by our forensic laboratory are admissible in the Indian Court of Law in the same category followed by the Government FSL’s. Further, we provide 65B certificate for admissibility of electronic evidence under Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
Our forensic experts are skilled and can testify in Indian courts to provide Expert Opinion under Section 45 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872.