AWS Media Blog

VOD Automation Part 1: Create a Serverless Watchfolder Workflow Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction File-based video processing workflows on AWS can be built using AWS Elemental MediaConvert to transcode source media into output formats. Using MediaConvert, video providers with any size content library can easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for multiscreen delivery. Once you start using MediaConvert to transcode videos, the next step is usually to build an […]

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How-to: Create a Virtual Trainer With Amazon Sumerian Virtual Reality and Amazon Machine Learning – Part 2

Guest post by Chirag Oswal and Saurabh Shrivastava, AWS Partner Solution Architects In part 1 of this blog series, you learned how to build the service environment in support of an Amazon Sumerian scene using key AWS services such as Amazon Lex, Amazon Cognito, Amazon DynamoDB and AWS Lambda. In part 2, You will learn […]

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How-to: Create a Virtual Trainer With Amazon Sumerian Virtual Reality and Amazon Machine Learning – Part 1

Guest post by Chirag Oswal and Saurabh Shrivastava, AWS Partner Solution Architects Part 1: Setting up key AWS services like  Amazon Lex, AWS Lambda, and Amazon DynamoDB Part 2: Creating and exploring Virtual Reality scenes in Amazon Sumerian As technology evolved the transition from the web-based technologies to mobile has been transformative: we moved away […]

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What Was New from AWS Elemental in 2018

2017 was a big year for AWS Elemental, with the release five new services to the AWS Management Console. 2018 had one more new service, but that in no way means that it was a quiet year in the AWS Elemental Media Services world. In case you missed all the excitement across the year, here […]

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Optimizing Computing Performance With AWS Thinkbox Deadline – Part 1

Guest post by Borislav “Bobo” Petrov – AWS Thinkbox Sr. Solutions Architect AWS Thinkbox Deadline is a compute management solution often employed in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) and Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries. It is used to control render farms with physical and virtual machines running both on-premises and on AWS. Once Deadline is […]

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Extracting Intelligence from Corporate Streaming using Machine Learning

With nearly one million minutes of video content forecasted to pass through global IP networks each second by 2021, ensuring that video traffic — especially video produced and consumed by company employees — is valuable, actionable, and personal becomes critical to that company’s success1. Companies today create live and on-demand videos for many purposes, including […]

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How-to: Capturing and Amplifying User Engagement through Real-Time Sentiment Analysis

Often times in the evening, I come across a random television commercial that has nothing to do with my interests and it totally missed the mark. Several weeks back, I began thinking, what if there was a way for advertisers to be able to dynamically adjust content based on how I was feeling? What if […]

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Behind the Scenes: Media & Entertainment Startup Pitch Night

On Thursday, December 6th, Filmologic together with AWS hosted a Media and Entertainment Startup Pitch Night at the AWS Pop-Up Loft in San Francisco. It was a great night where venture capitalists, industry leaders, technologists, and media and entertainment professionals gathered to hear from innovative seed stage startups in the media and entertainment industry. Here’s […]

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The New World of Watching Machine Learning-Enhanced Streaming Sports

Gone are the days when watching sports on television meant turning on the one and only broadcaster which owned the rights to televise an event. Several sports-specific OTT offerings have launched in the last year with broadcasters realizing that sports are the last bastion of streaming video for which viewers are willing to pay a […]

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