Digital video for criminal defense

eLab Digital Forensics provides service and support of digital video for criminal defense attorneys and public defenders.

We assist the defense in the acquisition, analysis and presentation of digital evidence and provide independent analysis of digital evidence presented by law enforcement.

Identification, collection and analysis of digital video

eLab Digital Forensic technicians can locate, preserve, analyze and enhance digital video evidence from a wide variety of sources.

We have the knowledge and experience to evaluate digital video settings to ensure accuracy and reliability.

Using the latest technology we can enhance poor quality video following industry standards to improve the image quality and clarity and identify details that may have been overlooked.

Best Practices

The Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technology (SWGIT) published “Best Practices for the Retrieval of Digital Video (2013, Version 1.0) “on the best methods for the retrieval of video/audio data evidence and any associated metadata from Digital digital video recording systems.


  • Identify and preserve all types of video evidence
  • Assist defense teams with proper collection methods
  • Conversion of proprietary video to standard playback formats
  • Identification and analysis of video frame rate and aspect ratio
  • Video enhancements and still frame report and analysis

Resources and solutions

eLab provides free access to digital evidence resources for our partnered public defender agencies.

  • Cell provider subpoena guide and retention schedules
  • Social media and internet provider subpoena guide
  • Digital evidence letters of preservation and sample discovery requests
  • Listing of best practices and industry standards as a reference

Need practical solutions for a case involving digital evidence, call now for a expert assistance.

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eLab certified digital forensic experts provide services for digital video for criminal defense