“A great investigative tool, practical, and easy to use. The Interviewer helps a small agency such as ours, who doesn’t have a proper recorded interview room, to be able to have the same quality recording wherever we can conduct the interview.”
Lt. Peter Morelli, Fremont Police Department, NH
The StarWitness Field Interviewer is a turn-key solution for mobile interview recording. The kit includes a mobile video and audio flip-recorder, a smart tablet for previewing your interview and a software package for playback, management, and authoring DVDs of interview recordings. The StarWitness Field Interviewer is compatible with existing StarWitness Interviewer installations. All interviews recorded on the Field Interviewer can be uploaded to existing Interviewer systems and to major video evidence management and case management systems.
Rugged case containing—Smart tablet for previewing videos, 32GB microSD card, USB microSD card reader, StarWitness Interviewer software, USB chargers and cables.
From major crime scenes to working with witnesses unable to come into their stations, officers like Lt. Morelli count on this compact, mobile police recording device to capture interviews in crisp, clear video and audio. Play back, manage and burn DVDs of recordings on this portable interviewer, too. Transforms any vehicle, hospital or jail into a state-of-the-art interview space.
The StarWitness Field Interviewer comes standard with a feature-rich case management software package. Highlights of the software include:
Interview Management—An archive of all interviews is held on the system with case information, bookmarks and notes.
DVD Authoring—Easy, one-button authoring of DVDs that play on any DVD player or computer, without any required software installations.
Bookmarking—Create annotated shortcuts to specific parts on an interview for later reference
Multitasking—Play back and bookmark existing recordings while authoring DVDs.
Exporting—Export video and audio of interviews to DVR-MS format. Export audio to WAV and WMA file formats.
Recording capacity: Up to 12 hours on removable SD memory card
Additional recording capacity: Replace the removable SD card for
additional record time
Video/audio quality: Full-frame-rate video recording synchronized with
high-quality audio recording
Removable, magnetic fisheye lens with horizontal viewing area:
54° without lens and 108° with the fisheye lens
LED indicator light shows recording status so you know it’s recording
Excellent audio quality, records whispers and faint speech
Excellent video quality, full DVD-quality video
Battery record time: Four hours
Battery power: External battery bank adds 18 hours of record time when
Power connection: Micro USB
Exported DVD video format: MPEG-2 3.3 Mbps (2h per DVD)
Exported DVD audio format: LPCM 16-bit
Export video and audio of interviews to MKV format (playable in VLC and
other commercially used media players)
Export interview audio to WAV and WMA file formats
Supported video standards: NTSC