Nikolaus Meine was born in Hanover/Germany in 1971. He studied electrical engineering with a focus on signal processing and information theory at the University of Hanover and received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in 1999. He worked at the Institut für Informationsverarbeitung of the University of Hanover from 1999 to 2006 in the area of Audio Coding. In 2006 he co-founded the start up company Scenespector Systems developing a camera tracking system for integration of computer graphics in moving images. Now he is working as a freelancer in the field of image processing.