AWS Media Blog

Category: Content Production

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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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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A new standard for remote QC and playback

Guest post by Jason Dvorkin (Sr. M&E Partner Solutions Architect, AWS Partner Program) and Scott Sharp (Head of Technology, GrayMeta).   Over the past year and during a global health crisis, media companies faced the challenge of connecting a remote workforce to content production and quality control (QC) workflows. Many studios increased the use of […]

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re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

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[Updated 11/23] AWS for M&E Demo Showcase

With the announcement that the in-person IBC 2021 event is canceled, AWS will hold an AWS for M&E Demo Showcase December 6 – 10, 2021. The showcase features demonstrations to help companies reinvent how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. AWS for M&E […]

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Simplify configuration and increase video quality with new automatic encoder modes from AWS

If your business is encoding and delivering video, your primary goal is to make sure the video you distribute looks great for many types of source content. To achieve high video quality, video encoders need to use the best settings with inputs that have different content complexities, genres, and bandwidth constraints. Configuring settings can be […]

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Streaming sessions API for Amazon Nimble Studio

Introduction Amazon Nimble Studio empowers creative studios to produce visual effects, animation, and interactive content entirely in the cloud, from storyboard sketch to final deliverable. Studios can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists globally and create content faster using access to virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) global infrastructure. […]

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Enterprise scale, security, and cost savings for creative workstations on AWS

In our second installment of Edit in the Cloud series, we covered getting started with virtual workstations powered by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)—a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud—to meet the needs of creative workloads (for example, Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve) for media and entertainment (M&E). In this […]

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Public Preview: Nimble Studio introduces faster startup times with volume persistence

Today, Amazon Nimble Studio announces preview availability of faster workstation startup times and simplified workstation management for administrators with persistent volumes. While customers enjoy Nimble Studio for its fast deployment, many have asked for faster login times and the ability to save changes made to the root volume. As of today, this is now possible. […]

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[Updated 11/17] Your guide to media and entertainment at re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop […]

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