Hamza Shahid

Hamza Shahid

Video Compression/Decompression, Multimedia, Embedded, Linux & Windows

Rawalpindi, Pakistan



What's the difference?

To work on cutting edge and challenging technologies and provide services in my field of expertise.

I have over 7 years of experience in embedded development, video compression/decompression technologies, application development for windows and linux.

Tools and technologies I am expert in include C/C++ programming language, C#, Microsoft Directshow.

I have also worked on embedded systems which include Xtensa based boards and Texas Instruments DM6467 based boards.

I have lots of experience i…


Work History & Feedback

JMVC video codec Modification and Implementation

“Hamza is such a hard working person with focus and determination towards accomplishing any task given to him. He always mean it when he says it should be done,because it will be done. Happy working with him and will always hire again.”
63 hrs @ $16.67/hr
Earned $1,074

Work on FFMPEG and VLC under Windows

“Although the VLC part took more time than expected due to complexity, Hamza invested all the time required to complete the job. Professional attitude.”
Fixed Price $1,444

Video Compressionist

“did a nice job. i'll hire again”
25 hrs @ $16.67/hr
Earned $411

Directshow Windows Media Filter

“Excellent to work with. Worked until the job was completed, including extra hours. Completed a difficult task, that no other contractor was able to interview for. Great job!”
Fixed Price $700

Utility to create m3u8 ts files from x264 (linux command line) for http adaptive streaming

No feedback given
52 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $1,155

Hls/mpeg dash segmentor using ffmpeg api

Job in progress

Fixed Price $2,200

Develop a transcoding library based on libavcodec

Job in progress

518 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $12,591

JMVC video codec Modification and Implementation

Job in progress

205 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $4,544
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