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AWS Partners Showcase Media Solutions and Innovation at IBC 2019 – Part 2 of 2

In part 1 of this blog post, we identified 17 AWS partners showcasing products on the AWS stand (5.C80) at the annual IBC conference and exhibition at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam 13-17 September. In this post, we present the breadth and depth of AWS partner solutions to see across the show floor that […]

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4K 4Charity Events Around the World Race to the Finish Line

It’s time to get moving! Please join the nearly 10,000 people who have supported the 4K 4Charity Fun Run and taken an estimated 46 million steps to making positive change across our industry. The 4K 4Charity Fun Run returns to IBC 2019, hosted on Saturday, September 14 at 7:30am in Amstelpark, Amsterdam. Proceeds raised through […]

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Entertainment Partners: Studio Systems

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 13. The most powerful thing in Hollywood isn’t technology or talent. It’s payroll. “I know there’s a joke that there are no rocket scientists in Hollywood, but one of our co-founders was, in fact, a NASA rocket scientist,” says Ron Cogan, VP of Communications at industry payroll giant […]

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AWS Media Services Learning Path

Guest Post by Susan Holmes, Technical Curriculum Developer – AWS Training & Certification Want to learn how to create professional quality media experiences? Want to help your organization deliver live and on-demand video processing, storage and monetization workflows in the AWS Cloud using AWS Media Services? AWS Training and Certification offers a Media Services Learning […]

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NGA introduces Microburst cloud pilot during Enterprise Challenge 2019

Concluding our updates from the 2019 Enterprise Challenge series of demonstrations, sponsored by the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, or USD(I) and led by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), we can report that NGA’s Microburst cloud concept was successfully demonstrated to many government organizations. Supported by AWS Elemental and several Amazon Web Services technology partners, […]

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AWS Joins the Academy Software Foundation

Filmmaking is evolving at an incredible pace. The content created for features, episodics, and beyond is becoming increasingly complex. Sophisticated visual effects and animation tools have been used to realize the director’s vision at a level never been seen before, from replacing entire greenscreen backlots with stunning vistas or CG cityscapes, to waging epic superhero […]

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FANtastic. Engaging. AWSome.

AWS Media & Entertainment Symposium 2019, Kings Place, London, 27th June At twice the scale of previous years, and with a superb new venue and hands-on AWS technology tracks, the 2019 edition of the AWS UK Media & Entertainment Symposium brought together a wide array of industry tech pioneers. Attendees and presenters explored the thinking, […]

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Demystifying Apple Low-Latency HTTP Live Streaming Feature Image

Demystifying Apple Low-Latency HTTP Live Streaming

The latest entrant to the world of low latency over-the-top (OTT) streaming is Apple’s draft specification: Low-Latency HLS. This blog post will explore some of the features and nuances surrounding the new HTTP live streaming format and as such, and is purely informational in nature. Background OTT streaming, that is video streams delivered over the […]

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AWS for Visual Effects Explained

Visual effects (VFX) help drive storytelling, whether through eye-catching intergalactic showdowns or subtle CGI that transports modern viewers to bygone eras and locations. VFX artists pour countless hours into crafting and perfecting shots, often iterating on data-heavy files up until the last minute before final export. Cloud-based technology removes many of the traditional physical and […]

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