ForTheRecord's (FTR) Microsoft Windows 7-compatible version of FTR Interrogator – a 2-channel, digital audio/video interview recording and management solution. Designed specifically for investigators, FTR Interrogator enables them to capture, playback, annotate, save and otherwise manage recordings of all types of police interviews. It matches the simplicity of a standard DVD-recorder, while delivering a robust solution that does not require extensive changes to existing processes and procedures. Valuable capabilities of FTR Interrogator include a time-date-room watermark on every recorded frame, ability to create linked notes that act as bookmarks to specific points, concurrent archiving to a DVD and a network location, secure storage of recordings on the network, capacity to import field recordings, save content to a range of formats and much more.
For maximum flexibility, the FTR Interrogator product line is available in two configurations:
- FTR Interrogator, which facilitates recording and annotating of interviews, and
- FTR Interrogator Lite, which offers several tools to aid in reviewing interview recordings at individual investigators' desks quickly and easily.
When recording with FTR Interrogator, a time-date-room watermark is embedded on each recorded video frame, which means that the authenticity of the recording can be verified at any time. While recording is in progress, the content can be concurrently archived to a DVD or restricted network folder, or both. FTR Interrogator Lite, on the other hand, supports activities such as remote viewing/annotating of live interviews.
Using either version, users can create linked notes or ‘bookmarks’ that are linked directly to specific points within recordings. Rather than constantly rewinding and fast-forwarding through tape or DVD video during review, these linked notes can be rapidly searched to instantly play corresponding audio/video at the point each note was taken. Field recordings from select hand-held recorders can also be imported to become part of the same permanent record as the interview room recordings for a particular case.
FTR Interrogator’s rich, usable feature set, combined with the simplicity and versatility of its operation, makes it the perfect choice for agencies where a single cost-effective solution for capturing and managing interview recordings is desired.