Blog | 5 Ways the Human Eye Impacts How We Do Video Compression

Erikka Innes
4 min readJun 16, 2021
Photo by Nathan DeFiesta on Unsplash

You don’t need to know much about the human eye to use video compression standards . However, if you want to understand why they are designed the way they are, or tune your compression, knowing a little bit about the human eye goes a long way. Here are 5 facts about the human eye that directly influence our compression standards.

1. When it comes to…

Erikka Innes

Developer Advocate, Writer, Comedian, and Commander of the Nerd Legion