Digital Evidence Manager Web UI

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The Digital Evidence Manager (DEM) Web UI (User Interface) is SoleraTec's Phoenix DEM search application to find stored, digital evidence on a Vault and then export it using a web-based user interface.

The Digital Evidence Manager addresses the management and storage challenges that the law enforcement and public safety industries face. It provides the ability to manage, protect, search, retrieve, and collaborate on digital evidence files. See Introduction for more information.

The Digital Evidence Manager includes extensive search options to cover metadata, including dates, media name, or asset type, just to name a few. After searching for and retrieving files, regardless of where they are stored (online, near-line, or offline), you can easily export the files to other tools and locations.

When searching for videos as digital evidence, the Digital Evidence Manager uses a low resolution proxy video (a fraction of the size of the original) as the primary video footage received. This low resolution proxy file is always paired with its original source video, regardless of where the video is stored.

In order to have the low resolution proxy video and thumbnail files available, be sure to enable the generation of them in Processing Tab of Body Worn Cameras tab.

Change the theme of the window from Dark to Light using the buttons on the bottom right of the window.

Workflow - Digital Evidence Manager Web UI

In order to use the Digital Evidence Manager, assets must be stored in a Vault and the Vault needs to be running. It is necessary to have set up a Target and Process policy to move video into a Vault. For more information regarding these requirements, see Add Vaults.

The following describes working through the Digital Evidence Manager:

1.Open up a web browser and enter http://<URL>/dem. <URL> is replaced with the web URL of the server.
2.Log into the web interface using your login credentials.
3.Enter search criteria and click the Search button when done in order to begin searching for files. See Search Digital Evidence.
4.When the search is complete, the results will be displayed in the Search Results pane.
5.Double-click a video thumbnail to open a low resolution proxy video in the Media Viewer. Or right-click on a video clip to choose from an array of useful options.
6.Use the Media Viewer to review and play the video, and clip portions of the video to export. Click the Export button to send video clips to the Export Queue.
The option to create log entries is available at this point.
7.Click Export in the bottom right corner of the Export Queue. Files in the Export Queue are exported all at once. See Export Digital Evidence.