For The Record is aware that some customers may experience an issue with the playback of recordings using FTR Player after upgrading to the latest version of Windows 10, update 1903.
We now have a patch available to resolve this issue which can be downloaded here.
This patch can be applied to versions of FTR Player 5.7.1 and above (standalone or within... Read More
For the Record (FTR) has recently been awarded the contract to provide courtroom electronic recording equipment, software and services for the Superior Court of California, County of Orange.
The project covering 66 courtrooms will be the Company’s third rollout for the Superior Court of California, after successful installations in 130 courtrooms across Los Angeles and Contra Costa over the past... Read More
Lawyers’ lack of fundamental understanding of new legal technologies will soon put them at a disadvantage if they don’t change their ways, according to experts speaking a recent ABA conference.
The group, which spoke on a panel last week at the ABA’s National Conference on Professional Responsibility in Vancouver, Canada, emphasized that legal tech is only becoming more pervasive in... Read More
Some attorneys have a tendency to think of artificial intelligence (AI) as something akin to cellphones in the 1980s or computers in the 1970s. That is to say, expensive enough that only the law firms or legal departments with the deepest pockets can tap into its nebulous potential.
But AI is far from a mysterious or inaccessible innovation. For years, it has powered... Read More
FTR recently released its latest version of FTR Gold Annotation Suite featuring dual licensing options, a range of enhancements, and easy installation allowing simplified upgrades from previous versions.
With the new dual licensing feature, customers will be able to activate Annotation Suite using either a site license or a machine license. New machine licenses allow customers to continue using the... Read More
A new law requires the military to make audio the official record and to make it more widely available to attorneys in a case once a trial is concluded, as well as to those taking part in deliberations, according to Capt. Matt Beran, director of technology, operations and plans for the Navy’s Office of Judge Advocate General.
The use of the... Read More
For The Record is aware that some customers may experience an issue with the playback of recordings after upgrading to the latest version of Windows 10, update 1809 or 1803. This may affect customers using FTR Player and FTR Manager.
For The Record has a patch to resolve this issue for both versions which requires two dynamic link libraries (ContentPlayer.dll and... Read More
Courtrooms across the state of South Carolina are going digital.
New digital court reporters are being installed to make up for the shortage in the state’s court reporters.
The new digital court reporter devices are state-funded and will be used as another tool for the record.
In the 2019 state budget, the state has allocated $1 million to expand the pilot program... Read More
Iowa wants to firmly yank its court system into the 21st century.
In his annual Condition of the Judiciary address last month, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady pushed for a series of technology investments. Cady told lawmakers that technology is “propelling courts into a new age of justice,” and he announced several new digital initiatives, including an online dispute resolution system... Read More
Study found court reporters in Philadelphia regularly made errors in transcribing sentences that were spoken in a dialect that linguists term African-American English.
Researchers played audio recordings of a series of sentences spoken in African-American English and asked 27 stenographers who work in courthouses in Philadelphia to transcribe them.
On average, the reporters made errors in two out of every five... Read More