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A big part of our video rendering engine at Lumen5 is our video creation tool. We want the ability for users to preview their video in real-time as they are editing it. The system should be scalable to hundreds of thousands of users creating videos. We could piggy-back on After Effects, using it to be the backend rendering engine for our users. We decided to explore some of the solutions when we thought some of them would be better suited to the web browser's needs.