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Hector Leano

Author: Hector Leano

AWS at SIGGRAPH 2018

By Colin Cupp, AWS Thinkbox Product Marketing Manager SIGGRAPH is the premier event for computer graphics artists and professionals, drawing more than 16,000 attendees from around the world. With a schedule of rotating destination cities, this year’s event will be held in Vancouver, BC August 12-16. In years past AWS subsidiaries have exhibited at SIGGRAPH […]

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When cloud media management is cheaper: Comparing cloud to traditional on-premises

Guest post from Peter Henebäck, Executive Director at Mediasmiths How do the costs of media management and editing in the cloud stack up against a traditional on-premises alternative? Mediasmiths looked at this question for a scenario with a global media operation and decided to run the numbers. We brought out the spreadsheets and sat down […]

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Webinar: Linear channel 101 for ‘Digital First’ media companies

From APN Partner Amagi: Check out this webinar to understand why Digital First media companies should launch linear channels, and how cloud playout can help. Speakers: Baskar Subramanian, co-founder, Amagi Mark Stephens, Global Partner Segment Leader M&E, AWS Key topics covered: Changing content consumption preferences and linear OTT market growth Various paths to capture linear […]

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New From the Compute Blog: Building a GPU workstation for visual effects with AWS

The elasticity, scalability, and cost effectiveness of the cloud value proposition is attractive to media customers. One of the key design patterns in media and entertainment (M&E) workloads is using the cloud as a content lake and bringing the underlying processes closer without having to synchronize data. In this high-end graphics visualization business, a pixel-perfect, […]

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Territory Studio / Life at Work: A Visualization of the Data in Content Creation

Guest post by Helena Corvin-Swahn, Territory Studio A motion graphics and vfx specialist, Territory’s team of artists and designers rely on an ever-evolving relationship with technology to realise their creative work. In 2016, AWS Thinkbox Deadline was implemented to efficiently manage the increase in rendering requirements as the studio scaled. With an opportunity to create […]

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Heard the News? AWS Chosen to Provide the Vast Majority of Cloud Infrastructure for 21st Century Fox | Business Wire

21st Century Fox extended its strategic relationship with AWS, selecting the world’s leading cloud provider for the vast majority of its workloads. Read the full release: AWS Chosen to Provide the Vast Majority of Cloud Infrastructure for 21st Century Fox | Business Wire You can learn more from 21st Century Fox CTO Paul Cheesbrough as […]

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AWS at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will highlight cloud advancements along the entire content chain. Demonstrations will feature advanced cloud-based media services that support content creation, content distribution, and access to a rich media supply chain. From the Royal Wedding to Formula 1 and the record-shattering Indian Premier League finals, AWS will showcase how media customers innovate […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Agenda and Registration

Presentations have now been published for download. Details and agenda below: Date: July 31 Time: 10:30am-5pm Location: Skirball Cultural Center (parking is limited. Recommend ride sharing) Registration now closed AGENDA Keynote: Enhancing the Viewer Experience with Machine Learning: GrayMeta and the Sky News “Royal Wedding: Who’s Who App” Josh Wiggins (Chief Commercial Officer, GrayMeta) With the […]

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Upcoming webinar: Making Your Video Service Smarter with Machine Learning

Click on this link to register for this upcoming webinar from AWS Media & Entertainment team: Machine learning is having an impact on every aspect of video production, processing, delivery, and consumption. Translation, object recognition, content moderation, and enhanced metadata are just a few of the ways machine learning is helping video publishers increase the efficiency of […]

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Start Building: Make Content Archives Searchable by On-camera Talent, Dialog, Activity, and More With This New Solution from AWS

For news, sports, and other content owners with vast media archives, your content library is only as valuable as it is discoverable and searchable. For example, a sports producer looking to create a highlight reel around a specific player would need to sit through hours of game tape to find the specific moments of that […]

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