Douglas Dixon is a technologist and author who works in the "Video Valley" of Princeton, NJ. As a technology leader at Sarnoff Corp., and previously as a software product manager at Intel, Doug has extensive experience developing multimedia and Web technology into consumer products. Doug is a contributing editor for Camcorder and Computer Video and Digital Photographer magazines, covering video editing and streaming media technology and tools, from DV to DVD, consumer to professional. He is active in professional activities and speaks at local, regional, and national meetings, from user groups to industry conferences.
Doug's other books include Desktop DVD Authoring (New Riders, Oct. 2002), and the previous edition of How to Use Adobe Premiere 6 (Sams, July 2001).
Although he writes about new and cutting-edge technology, Doug's focus is on making technology understandable and useful for real people. For more on these topics, see his Manifest Technology web site at www.manifest-tech.com.