AWS Media Blog

Category: Compute

TVB – Microservices Architecture for Live Streaming Platform [Cantonese w/English Subtitles]

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, TVB shows off their microservices architecture. Sam Leung, Head of Application Development, explains how they handle traffic spikes, uplift service availability, and raise team productivity with the microservice architecture. By walking through different use cases, Sam explains the technique of selecting different AWS services for APIs with […]

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New Case Study: Mikros Animation

Mikros, a visual-effects and animation studio owned by Technicolor, has been producing animations for films and television shows for more than 30 years. As Mikros prepared to work on a new film, Sherlock Gnomes, it realized it needed more compute capacity than it could get from its on-premises IT environment used for rendering—the process of […]

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks. In a session at the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in May 2018, Adam Ahringer, manager of software data […]

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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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Optimizing Computing Performance With AWS Thinkbox Deadline – Part 1

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 up and running, it is natural to look into how to […]

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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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re:Invent 2018: Presentations from M&E-related Sessions

Missed any of the media-related sessions from re:Invent? Below are the videos and slide decks (where available) for M&E-related breakouts. Click here to see the full list of M&E-related sessions across breakouts, chalktalks, and workshops. If you want to see all videos and slide decks across all re:Invent 2018, they are available here and here respectively. You […]

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What’s New From re:Invent – Relevant M&E Releases and Launches

With over 100 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any media technologist to keep track of the most relevant for media workloads. Of the many announcements, three stood out as game changers for our M&E customers: Amazon Personalize: Leverage Amazon.com’s personalization technology to deliver personalized […]

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New Case Study: National Geographic Speeds Innovation with Serverless Computing on AWS

In this case study, learn how National Geographic leveraged AWS serverless and machine learning services to build the mobile-native National Geographic App, a searchable portal to the company’s multimedia content catalog going back over 130 years. “We have 130 years of valuable content that is relevant and useful today, but only if it’s accessible and […]

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