The For The Record Group of companies including Auscript and FTR values the privacy of our Court customers and all court stakeholders who use and interact with our products and services.
As part of our commitment, we continually review our systems and processes to ensure we comply with applicable data protection and privacy laws.
On May 25, 2018, the General Data... 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 1803. This may affect customers using FTR Player and FTR Manager.
For The Record has created a patch to resolve this issue which requires two dynamic link libraries (ContentPlayer.dll and FTRAACDecoder.dll) to be re-registered... Read More
As courts face unprecedented risks when it comes to digital court recordings, revolutionary new technology provides verified certainty and protection from tampering.
Recent digital media developments are emphatic proof of the need to better safeguard court media files.
In November 2016, Adobe previewed its VoCo project, or “Photoshop for Voice”. The software makes it possible to rapidly change an audio recording... Read More
A shortage of court reporters in Texas could spell delays for the more than 3,300 judges and their courtrooms across the state.
Court reporters, or stenographers, are in short supply, according to the Texas Court Reporters Association (TCRA). The lack of qualified record-keepers is “very real.” Depositions and hearings may have to be delayed or rescheduled.
“It delays the justice system... Read More
For The Record (FTR) has signed a new contract to modernize 78 courtrooms in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. The contract was awarded following a competitive RFP process for Courtroom Electronic Recording Equipment.
The project, which commenced in January 2018, is aligned to the California Judicial Branch’s Tactical Plan for Technology (2017-2018) which aims to deliver... Read More
Microsoft has now issued a number of updates to rectify issues experienced recently by some For The Record (FTR) users.
The updates rectify the error “unhandled exception” with FTR Reporter and are now available for Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 2016.
To install updates, either:
Run “Windows Update”, ensuring the relevant update listed below is installed.
Download the relevant update through... Read More
For The Record is aware that some customers have recently experienced issues due to the latest Microsoft updates to Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 2016 editions.
We have been working closely with Microsoft on this issue and we’re pleased to inform customers that we have made significant progress in resolving this issue. Thank you for your patience and... Read More
Court hearings across the state are being delayed, sometimes at the last minute, because South Carolina can’t hire enough court reporters.
Most of the shortages and delayed hearings so far have been in Family Court cases such as divorces, custody hearings or Department of Social Services cases.
There are 36 vacancies out of 130 state court reporter positions, more than the... Read More
FTR users that are currently running Windows 10 or Windows Server 2012, may be experiencing an issue with the latest Microsoft updates which were released January 3, 2018. These updates only affect FTR users that are running editions of Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 or where they have not enabled deferred updates (which generally applies to Windows 10 Home... Read More
As part of For The Record’s new and improved website, clients can now use our online platform to download FTR Player.
While it remains completely free to download, the new process through the FTR Store makes it more efficient to accept and despatch orders.
Clients can now access the FTR Player download via our website either by going directly to the... Read More