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AWS at IBC 2019

At IBC 2019 (September 13-17, Stand 5.C80, RAI Convention Centre), Amazon Web Services (AWS) will highlight video advancements for content creation, content distribution, and access to a rich media supply chain that help customers stay competitive, speed innovation, and enhance quality across their video workflows. Demonstrations will feature cloud and on-premises media solutions to ingest, […]

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Giving Sports Fans A Cloud-Based Experience: A Panel with NFL, CBS Sports Digital, Hulu, LA Clippers & Pac-12

With consumer adoption of OTT services and viewing of live sporting events on mobile devices at an all-time high, content creators and distributors are working hard to fine-tune their infrastructures and workflows to meet demand. For many, this has meant leveraging the flexibility and scalability of cloud-based computing and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered services, which require […]

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Lower Latency with AWS Elemental MediaStore Chunked Object Transfer

Reducing the latency of live streams provides a better experience for audiences, and in some cases, is essential to the core of what the live stream application is providing. For live sports, you want make sure the viewers get to see the action with as little delay as possible. For gaming, auctions, and other live […]

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AWS Supercharges Conductor's Render Scalability

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Supercharges Conductor’s Render Scalability

Authored by Chris Bond – Founder, Thinkbox Software and Director Product Management, EC2 Artists and technologists working to create compelling content for visual effects (VFX) and animation projects are exploring cloud-based rendering if it isn’t already part of their workflow. Conductor is a secure, cloud-based service that studios can leverage to offload rendering and simulation […]

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Monitor Performance with AWS Elemental MediaStore HTTP Access Logs

AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. To monitor ingest and egress for MediaStore, pipeline access logs provide detailed records for requests that are made for any object stored in a MediaStore container. This information […]

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Demystifying Apple Low-Latency HTTP Live Streaming

The latest entrant to the world of low latency over-the-top (OTT) streaming is Apple’s draft specification: Low-Latency HLS. This blog post will explore some of the features and nuances surrounding the new HTTP live streaming format and as such, and is purely informational in nature. Background OTT streaming, that is video streams delivered over the […]

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AWS Media Tech Demo: Media Services Application Mapping Visualization and Monitoring

Whether you’re managing a live event or a 24/7 channel, you want to figure out which part of your workflow needs attention as fast as possible. A highly-available, resilient live streaming workflow should keep providing viewers a working, high-quality experience, even if some of the elements that make up the workflow are degraded or failing. […]

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AWS for Visual Effects Explained

Visual effects (VFX) help drive storytelling, whether through eye-catching intergalactic showdowns or subtle CGI that transports modern viewers to bygone eras and locations. VFX artists pour countless hours into crafting and perfecting shots, often iterating on data-heavy files up until the last minute before final export. Cloud-based technology removes many of the traditional physical and […]

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Improving mission video system efficiency for government operations

The Enterprise Challenge exercise is an annual joint and coalition intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance interoperability demonstration. You can read our preview of the event here. In May at the annual Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence USD(I)-sponsored Enterprise Challenge exercise, Amazon Web Services (AWS) demonstrated how government organizations can combine AWS and AWS Elemental services with […]

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Search inside videos using AWS Media and AI/ML Services

In today’s content-driven world, it’s difficult to search for relevant content without losing productivity. Content always requires metadata to give it context and make it searchable. Tagging is a means to classify content to make it structured, indexed, and—ultimately—useful. Much time is spent on managing content and tagging it. Manually assigning content tags is possible […]

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