AWS Media Blog

[Updated 10/14] Media & Entertainment Guide to AWS re:Invent 2019

From December 2 to December 6, more than 60,000 attendees will spread out across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip, which promises to make re:Invent 2019 the biggest re:Invent yet. For M&E attendees looking to get the most out of their experience, follow the steps below: Register for re:Invent Take a look at all of the M&E […]

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New This Is My Architecture: Media Analysis Solution

Join us to discuss a turn-key solution created by AWS for Media Analysis. The Media Analysis Solution uses advanced ML services such as Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Recognition and others to understand and interpret what is happening in a video clip. The analysis of this content then leads to a set of time-coded meta […]

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Insys Cloud Video Recorder: Launch a Cloud-based DVR Service on AWS

Authored by Piotr Czekała, Co-Founder and CTO of Insys Video Technologies. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. Governments, public agencies, educational institutions, and other non-media organizations have a need to stream live events and record […]

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Record and Store Live Video Streams on AWS with Insys Cloud Video Recorder

Authored by Krzysztof Bartkowski, Co-Founder and CEO of Insys Video Technologies. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. Launching a cloud-based DVR service is seemingly complex and time-consuming, but it is possible to launch a complete, […]

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AWS Thinkbox Releases Deadline 10.1

I’m happy to announce that AWS Thinkbox has rolled out Deadline 10.1, the latest version of our production-proven render management software offering new performance enhancements and improved scalability. Deadline 10.1 is a major step forward and reflects our ongoing investment in performance and scale. Among the things I am most excited about for this release […]

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Entitlements in AWS Elemental MediaConnect Boost IP Video Transport Adoption in the Cloud

Where Does Cloud Video Transport Fit In Today’s Broadcast Workflows? The use of private fiber networks in conjunction with satellite facilities is common in today’s broadcast workflows. Anyone who has lit up a dark fiber circuit or booked a slice on a satellite transponder knows the pain points of these processes, especially given their manual […]

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Detect Silent Audio Tracks in VOD Content with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction In file-based video processing workflows, content providers often standardize on the mezzanine file format used to share content with their customers and partners. When sharing video-on-demand (VOD) content, produced mezzanine files often have same number of audio tracks regardless of how many are in the actual content. For example, MXF media assets may be […]

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AWS at “vETC | The Grand Convergence 2019”: Modern MAM & Supply Chain Optimization for IMF

The Entertainment Technology Center at USC hosted “vETC | The Grand Convergence 2019: Innovation and Integration“, their 5th annual virtual conference covering emerging technologies and their impact on the M&E industry. Jack Wenzinger, AWS Partner Solutions Architects in the Media & Entertainment vertical, provided an overview of Media Asset Management and key factors to consider […]

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New – This Is My Architecture: AWS VOD Solution

Tom from our very own AWS Solutions Builder team walks us through an end-to-end solution that he built for video on demand (VOD) on AWS. Customers are already using this solution to run over 60,000 encoding jobs every month. You’ll learn how Tom used Step Functions for the orchestration layer, Lambda for Node.js microservices, Elemental […]

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2020 Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory finds a rendering solution in AWS Thinkbox (plus some tips when creating dome projection content)

Author: Dawn Fidrick – Producer Contributors: Don Dixon – Art Director, Director, Chris Butler – Astronomical Artist, Gee Yeung – VFX Supervisor The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post.  When Griffith Observatory and Friends Of The Observatory […]

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