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  1. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to participate in an AGCV Webinar so that you have a smooth experience during our interactive events. If you have any questions, you can always: Check out our support portal - support.agcv.com Send us an email - info@agcv.com Learn More & Register
  2. Video Conference depositions are convenient for clients, but they pose their own hurdles for videographers and reporters to deal with, both technical and logistical. Join Jason Wietholter as we discuss the pros and cons of video conference depositions, talk about how best to integrate your equipment into the video conference environment, and how to extend your capabilities and grow your service offerings by teaming up with video conference providers. Learn More & Register
  3. There are three, primary aspects of the legal video field. At the AGCV, we have positioned our Certification Courses to support these three, key areas of emphasis. Join us as we take a look at each one and break them down a little bit so that you know what to expect and how your career can progress through these three phases of legal video. Learn More & Register
  4. AVCHD, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-3, MPEG-4, H.265, WMV, Ogg Vorbis, FLV, 3GPP, the list goes on and on... Making sense of which video file format to choose is only the first step. Then you have to consider frame size, pixel aspect ratio, GOPs, constant bit rates, variable bit rates, multipass encoding... Again, the list goes on and on. Join Jason Wietholter and the AGCV as we break down deposition video deliverables to make them easy for you to produce and easy for your clients to work with. Learn More & Register
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  6. Check out this article about how courts in the UAE are using technology to increase access and speed to litigators and litigants. https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/dubai/e-trials-video-conferencing--uae-courts-take-smart-leap-
  7. Attorneys and firms are looking for ways to cut costs and make better use of their budgets. Simultaneously, other stakeholders and members of the litigation team are trying to find ways to keep their finger on the pulse of the testimony coming out of depositions. Wouldn't it be great if you could offer a service that would add to your bottom-line while, provide more flexibility for your clients, all while simultaneously saving them money?! Join Jason Wietholter as he walks through how to stream your deposition video to clients and other viewers. In this 2-hour webinar, we will discuss the equipment necessary, the servers/services that will help to host your stream, and how to provide your client with a delightful experience that will make them want to use you again and again. Learn More & Register
  8. I'm curious as to what specs you typically use for delivery of media files to clients. Answer the questions in the poll and feel free to leave any comments further explaining your settings. Thanks!
  9. I'm curious as to what specs you typically use for delivery of media files to clients. Answer the questions in the poll and feel free to leave any comments further explaining your settings. Thanks!
  10. Hey everyone, I have put together a few deposition video file size calculators that you are free to use and share with others that might need it. Let me know if there are any other quick reference resources that we at the AGCV can work on.
  11. trial director 6 won't launch

    Even with Windows Defender and other antivirus software disabled, some systems have software installed that will not allow certain programs to run or it will quarantine them at their startup. Being that the issue presents itself normally, but it does not do so in safe mode makes me think that there is some underlying software functionality that is at play when your computer launches normally and other utilities are allowed to startup. Boot your computer normally, open Task Manager and make a note of the processes that are running. Reboot in Safe Mode, do the same and compare the two lists. Then reboot normally, and end the processes that are not present in Safe Mode and after each one you shut down, attempt to run TD. By process of elimination, you will find the culprit. To short-circuit some of this, I would start by looking for Dell Utilities that run in the background. They might have a program installed like Windows Defender or antivirus that is specific to their computer. You can also open the "Properties" of the application and adjust the Compatibility Mode of TD as that might be an issue as well.
  12. Hey Tim, The audio feed that would be coming from the splitter would not contain any "time" data, so any mismatches between your clock and their clock would be a non-issue.
  13. Selective HDMI Splitter for jury blackout

    Glad to help! TrialPad or TrialDirector for the iPad will probably be the easiest solutions for that. The only downside is that you lose control over what the witness is doing and the only way to assist is to physically approach and help over their shoulder. There are other methods, but they are all very costly. Another app (but it is subscription based) is Lexcity. It allows for introduction/presentation of exhibits through Apps on iPads in combination with their cloud backend. Using two devices, you can "pass" control to another user who can then make markups/annotations and then you can take back control from them so that you can continue to mark up or save the document. We resell the product at Opveon and have used it in a number of scenarios.
  14. Selective HDMI Splitter for jury blackout

    Hey David, You can do exactly what you describe which is essentially chaining HDMI switches connecting your sources to HDMI Switch #1 which would feed the "private" monitors (counsel/judge/witness) along with HDMI Switch #2 which would feed the "public" monitors (project/jury monitors/etc.). HDMI Switch #2 would have your input from HDMI Switch #1 and then a blank input so that you could send a blank signal to your public monitors. Obviously, you will need some splitters in line as well to feed the separate outputs and take care to ensure that your monitors will not automatically shut off if they don't have signal for a period of time. This setup isn't too bad if you are the only person presenting or the only person that needs control over the switching, but it gets really messy if you need to be able to allow more than one person to control the switch (IE: if there is a hot seat on the other side as well). The other option is to use a matrix switch which has multiple inputs and multiple outputs, but each input is assignable to each output and a single inputs can be assigned to multiple outputs. This combines the chaining of HDMI switches into one box as opposed to multiple devices. You'll still need splitters, but you will cut down on a number of devices in the chain.
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