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At iNPUT-ACE, we’ve 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, we 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. To hold a seat for an upcoming class, please submit your details below. For enterprise options, please contact us at info@iNPUT-ACE.com. We look forward to helping you obtain your first iNPUT-ACE User Certifications!

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Real Instructors

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.

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Real Case Files

Train on project files recovered from actual investigations. Immediately apply course concepts to real world examples that reflect current challenges.
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Certification

These brand new training courses offer the first online option for users to receive Certification on the iNPUT-ACE software.

Courses

Intro to iNPUT-ACE

4-Hours of Instruction

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, July 15
  • Tuesday, August 4
  • Tuesday, August 11
  • Wednesday, September 9
  • Thursday, September 10

Description

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Who Should Attend?

  • Everyone that works with video evidence

Case Management

4-Hours of Instruction

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, August 13
  • Tuesday, August 18
  • Tuesday, September 15
  • Wednesday, September 16

Description

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.

    Learning Objectives

    • Video Terminology
    • Intro to Hashing
    • Working with Projects
    • Investigation Workflows
    • Real Case Walkthroughs
    • Creating Demonstrative Exhibits
    • Canvas Editor
    • Concatenate Node

    Recommended Prerequisite

    • Intro to iNPUT-ACE

    Who Should Attend?

    • Investigators
    • Analysts

    Workflows and Technical Considerations

    4-Hours of Instruction

    Upcoming Dates

    • Tuesday, September 22

    Description

    ​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.

    Learning Objectives

    • Frame Rate Adjustments
    • Intro to Compression
    • Filters and Advanced Processes
    • Resizing and Deinterlacing
    • Preparing Workflows
    • Enhancement

    Recommended Prerequisite

    • Intro to iNPUT-ACE
    • Case Management

    Who Should Attend?

    • Investigators
    • Analysts

    Narrative Reports and Demonstratives

    4-Hours of Instruction

    Upcoming Dates

    • Thursday, September 24

    Description

    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.

    Learning Objectives

    • Advanced Narrative Report Use
    • Embedding Images and Video
    • Utilizing Narrative Report Text
    • Working with Shapes and Arrows
    • Aligning Elements
    • Report Templates

    Recommended Prerequisite

    • Intro to iNPUT-ACE
    • Case Management
    • Workflows and Technical Considerations 

    Who Should Attend?

    • Investigators
    • Analysts

    Calculating Speed from Video

    4-Hours of Instruction

    Upcoming Dates

    • Thursday, August 27
    • Thursday, September 3

    Description

    Students will learn how to calculate accurate timing from video using the iNPUT-ACE VFR Lightboard instead of frame counting. This method will help students understand how to utilize recorded video while acknowledging the challenges that can complicate these calculations such as compression, rolling shutter and more. The introduction to HEX will help students understand the basic building blocks of video files and how different codecs read the metadata that can create inaccuracies in older methods of calculating speed.

    Learning Objectives

    • Detailed Timing Metadata
    • Intro to HEX
    • Advanced Compression
    • VFR Lightboard Use

    Recommended Prerequisite

    • Intro to iNPUT-ACE
    • Case Management

    Who Should Attend?

    • Traffic Investigators (private/public)
    • Accident Reconstructionist

    Reverse Projection: Camera Match Overlay

    4-Hours of Instruction

    Upcoming Dates

    • Thursday, September 24

    Description

    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. 

    Learning Objectives

    • Camera Match Overlay
    • Integrating with 3D Modeling/Point Clouds
    • Correcting Lens Distortion
    • Matching (Registering) Points
    • Margin of Error Calculations

    Recommended Prerequisite

    • Intro to iNPUT-ACE
    • Case Management
    • Calculating Speed from Video

    Who Should Attend?

    • Traffic Investigators (private/public)
    • Accident Reconstructionist

    Scheduled Courses

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