AWS Media Blog

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AWS Elemental Live introduces support for Dolby Atmos® Encoding

In recent years, technology innovation and a drive for an enhanced customer experience have led to broader adoption of Dolby Vision for HDR video and Dolby Atmos for immersive audio.  As the digital media supply chain encompassing content creation, distribution, and consumer consumption matures and expands, customers get the benefit of incredible color, more detailed […]

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Best practices for CDP design and implementation using AWS and Databricks

This post is co-authored by Steve Sobel, Global Industry Leader for Media & Entertainment at Databricks and Dan Morris, Technical Director, Communications, Media & Entertainment at Databricks. Media and entertainment companies are dealing with more data than ever before and increasingly struggle to gain the insights needed to grow their business. This deluge of data […]

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Creating virtual linear channels using AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Media companies continuously look for opportunities to increase revenue from content they already own, either by scheduling older content during nonpeak hours or by delivering premium content as video on demand (VOD). Although both methods bring revenue for high-demand content, they do not give companies the option to make the most of low-demand content—specifically, content […]

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Best of 2021 Award Winner Badge

Outstanding broadcast products and solutions from AWS

This week, Future’s leading media technology brands: TVBEurope, Radio World, and TV Tech put forward their Best of 2021 Awards to recognize outstanding broadcast products and solutions from the last 15 months. “These awards showcase the innovation coming out of R&D teams across the industry, and once again the entries have been of the highest standard. Congratulations to the winners, […]

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Use machine learning to filter user-generated content and protect your brand

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) helps speed up many operations that were unthinkable until some time ago. In many cases, it is necessary to understand the content of your image archive or the dialogue in an audio or video file to intercept content deemed harmful, dangerous, or out of place for a given situation […]

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Amazon Nimble Studio: The story so far

AWS invested in content creators in a big way in 2021 when it launched Amazon Nimble Studio, a new service that empowers creative studios to produce visual effects, animation, and interactive content from storyboard sketch to final deliverable, entirely in the cloud. With over 50 AWS services under the hood, Nimble Studio helps content creation professionals […]

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How to turn articles into videos using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and Amazon Polly

Digital media publishers are reinventing their user experiences to meet their customers’ needs. Especially when multitasking, on the go, or interacting with smart devices, readers are looking for alternative ways to consume content. Infographics, photo stories, podcasts, audiobooks, visual narrations, and social media stories are only a few examples of emerging content types that adapt […]

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Sharpen your skills with new AWS Elemental appliances and software training and certification courses

Learn about AWS Elemental appliances and software with new and updated self-paced digital courses. Designed for video professionals, engineers, developers, and systems architects, these courses will sharpen your applicable skillset. The updated courses are AWS Elemental Live Foundations, AWS Elemental Live Advanced, and AWS Elemental Conductor. The newest course is AWS Elemental Statmux, which requires that you take the first […]

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Photogrammetry reconstruction with 3Dflow on AWS

Introduction In this post, we show how to create digital three-dimensional (3D) assets from still photographs using a technique called photogrammetry. To do so, we highlight two products created by 3Dflow dedicated to photogrammetry reconstruction: its graphical user interface application, 3DF Zephyr, and its FlowEngine container, which is available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) […]

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Building ATSC 3.0 workflows on AWS

Since 2015, television broadcasters have been migrating their channel origination workflows to the cloud. For those new to the concept, channel origination is the process by which prerecorded show segments, live content, advertisements, and graphics are combined to convert individual video assets into what we see at home as an assembled linear channel. But the […]

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