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Video Compression Handbook, Second Edition by Aaron Owen, Andy Beach

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Interview with a Compressionist

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Name: Aaron Owen

Location: San Francisco, California

Title/role: Cofounder

Company: Cinematiq

URL: https://www.cinematiq.com

How did you get started in video compression or video streaming?

While in high school, I worked on a cable-access TV show, and the producer sent the editors to a class where we thought we’d be learning Final Cut Pro. Instead of learning about how the nonlinear editor worked, the instructor spent most of the time explaining the ins and outs of compression. He introduced us to a piece of software called Media Cleaner and reinforced that pretty much everything in digital video involves compression ...

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