Meet Jason Howard, Creativecow.net Leader
Creative COW Forum Host, Magazine Writer, Web Writer, Advisor, Contributing Editor, Technician
: Jason Howard
Oakdale, California USA
"Jason Howard is both a visionary and one of the hardest working people we know," says Creative COW's Kathlyn Lindeboom. "He is also the chief architect of the RAVE and 3D Live systems created and marketed by SpectSoft."
Jason spends most of his time trying to figure out new things to do with the Linux computer operating system and video; how to push it farther into the media realm than it has ever gone before (well, outside of ILM that is). His interests include Linux, video & film, video compression techniques, color spaces, embedded programming, low level programming, and staring at color bars for hours.
Articles by Jason Howard
A Talk with SpectSoft's Jason Howard about Linux & Film Production
Creative Cow's own Jason Howard, is helping bring Starship Troopers 2 to the big screen. His company, SpectSoft, has been working with the famed Tippett Studios to integrate SpectSoft's new RaveHD system into Tippett's workflow. Faced with creating a system that allowed customers like Tippett to work with many different formats and systems -- like accessing both Sony CineAlta's 1080p24 format and Panasonic VariCam's 720p60 -- and performing well with the very latest HD decks, etc. How well has RaveHD worked for Tippett over the last eight months of its use? Well, famed Tippett Studios used it for the HD editing workflow for Starship Troopers 2. Here's the story...
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