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Category: Amazon EC2

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Amazon Nimble Studio now supports Amazon EC2 G3 and G5 instances for virtual workstations

Today, Amazon Nimble Studio introduces access to additional on-demand Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) G3 and G5 instances, enabling content creators to use GPU virtual workstations for their production needs. Nimble Studio provides virtual workstations, high performant file storage, such as Amazon FSx, and render farm capacity through AWS Thinkbox Deadline, empowering the creation of […]

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Live stream on the elopage platform, featuring shoppable links and chat functionality

Digital business platform elopage adds live shopping feature with Amazon IVS

The bar for online shopping experiences continues to rise as modern shoppers have come to expect more when making purchase decisions. In regards to digital goods, Germany-based SaaS platform elopage provides turnkey solutions that give creators, influencers, freelancers and SMBs a one-stop shop to run their virtual businesses. Established in 2015, the company enables entrepreneurs […]

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WIND Hellas relies on AWS for scalable capacity

Watch now: WIND Hellas relies on AWS for scalable capacity The third largest telecommunications provider in Greece, WIND Hellas delivers 4G and 5G mobile services, fiber connections, and IT services to more than three million residential, business, and public sector customers. The company started using AWS with the launch of its WIND Vision pay TV […]

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AWS is How: The Globe and Mail delivers personalized news content recommendations

In the information age, it seems like there’s an unending amount of digital media online. With millions of forums, blogs, and gossip sites permeating the internet, you want to be certain that the news sources you trust are relevant, reliable, and accurate. Since 1844, The Globe and Mail (The Globe) has covered business, politics, sports, […]

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Pixomondo puts AWS at core of multi-stage setup for virtual production studio

Global creative studio Pixomondo (PXO) has a well-earned reputation for producing high-end visual effects (VFX), having collected a trove of prestigious industry awards over the past two decades, including an Academy Award and several Emmy and Visual Effects Society (VES) Award wins. In a state of perpetual reinvention, the company has experimented with different tools […]

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How virtual workstations are reshaping talent acquisition and production workflows

A look at how cloud technology and remote access solutions provided by AWS and Leostream set creative studios up for post-pandemic success “The show must go on,” is a mantra for anyone working in sports, news, lifestyle, and entertainment. Bringing a production, TV series, or broadcast event to life relies heavily on technology that can […]

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RushTix inspires nonstop laughter with Amazon IVS

Virtual comedy platform uses scalable, low-latency live stream technology Serious about comedy since its formation in 2015, RushTix transformed its in-person show ticketing hub into a robust virtual comedy streaming platform used by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Jeff Dunham, John Cleese, and more as the pandemic shuttered comedy venues worldwide. Initially a […]

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TBS develops live broadcast-ready remote appearance tool on Amazon Chime SDK in three months

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (TBS) offers a wide range of services including TV broadcasting, video distribution, film production, and cultural projects. When the pandemic effectively halted in-person studio appearances and guests had to be remotely incorporated into live programs, the company sought an alternative to pre-existing video conferencing solutions, which couldn’t meet its high-quality broadcasting […]

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Case Study: Magnetic Asia keeps entertainment alive with live streaming services on AWS

Magnetic Asia is a Hong Kong-based events management and production company offering end-to-end services. When the pandemic struck in 2020, Magnetic Asia expanded its business to build live streaming events platform Total Streaming and complementary virtual ticketing solution Total Ticketing. Initially, Magnetic Asia’s engineers spun up instances from scratch using virtual machines on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon […]

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Color in the Cloud: Motion picture and television color grading and finishing on AWS with Baselight

Motion picture and television workloads that require high-fidelity color monitoring such as color grading, VFX compositing, digital intermediate, finishing, and master quality control have typically been precluded from running in the cloud due to the traditional 8-bit 4:2:0 sRGB color space limitations of pixel streaming clients such as Teradici’s CAS and AWS NICE DCV (NICE […]

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