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Video Cameras With Time Stamps, Age Progression Technology and Smart Mirror – P.I. Podcast #54

Aging a Face Based on a Single Photograph Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new technique for digitally aging a face over 80 years. They call it, “Illumination – Aware Age Progression”. Using just one photograph the method provides a series of age-progressed outputs (years 1 through …

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The Pocket Printer, FBI Wants Your Face in its Database and Turn Anything into a PDF- P.I. Advice Podcast #51

Tech Tuesday edition of the Private Investigator Podcast #51 4-14-2014 Zuta Pocket Printer Zuta Labs created a small printer that prints on top of a piece of paper rather than feeding through a large machine. The device will print one page per minutes and the ink within the printer will …

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Free Accident Sketch Website and Translate Anything on the Web – Tech Tuesday #50!!!

Google Translate It was only after a brain fart did I realize I could use Google Translate to translate different online content that might help me during the course of an investigation.  You can translate any language to any language (English to Spanish, German to Spanish, etc..).  There is also …

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Yahoo Indoor Maps, Reconstructing Images from Dreams and a Microscopic Lens- Tech Tuesday -PIA #48

Yahoo Indoor Maps Can anyone use indoor maps?  Yahoo has integrated indoor maps to its new mapping product. Truthfully if I hadn’t read this article I wouldn’t have known that anyone other than Apple was trying to compete with Google on a mapping product.  But after reading this article I …

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Texting Without Cell Phone Coverage and Is it the End of Google Voice? PIA #47

FireChat – An app that lets you text friends without a cell phone signal There aren’t many apps that truly impress me these days especially as it applies to the private investigator.  FireChat is one of those apps that you won’t always use but when need to use it you …

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Auto Traffic Light Recognition and its Surveillance Uses -Tech Tuesday #45

Auto Traffic Light Recognition Audi is adding something very useful to their vehicle that adds to safety, fuel savings and even time.  Audi is testing a new system that syncs up with a city’s central traffic computer which allows the vehicle to anticipate traffic signals. So if you are waiting …

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128 GB Micro SD Card and Project Tango – Tech Tuesday – P.I. Advice Podcast #43

There are lots of really neat things on the market for private investigators and technology that is should be coming to the market in the very near future.  Some technology may not be mainstream but it is always interesting to see the technology that can potentially be used in the …

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Wearable Gills and Augmented Reality Contact Lenses- Tech News Tuesday – P.I. Podcast #38

Back on track with the Tech News Tuesdays for private investigators we discuss a few interesting items that have made the news recently that I see having a potential impact with investigators in the future.  Below is a summary and links to the news articles for each news item discussed. …

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