AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. […]

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Full Render in the Cloud: Mikros Animation Scales with AWS for Paramount’s “Sherlock Gnomes”

Audience expectations for animation are increasing with the size and resolution of their screens. They are expecting immersive experiences rich in detail and movement. In this article from Animation Magazine, hear from the creators of Paramount’s Sherlock Gnomes on how they harnessed the near-limitless capacity of the AWS Cloud Also, don’t forget to visit AWS at […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Presentations Available for Download

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on July 31, 2018, presentation decks are now available for download. Recordings from the sessions will be available shortly. Stay tuned to this space. PRESENTATIONS Opening: State of Media and What’s New from AWS State of Media and Whats New from AWS: LA Symposium 2018 from Amazon Web […]

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AWS at vETC: The Grand Convergence – The Evolving Media Pipeline Aided by Machine Learning

Watch Scott Spector, AWS Professional Services Global M&E Lead, as he discusses The Evolving Media Pipeline Aided by Machine Learning at the June 27, 2018 vETC. This presentation covers the evolving media landscape of content delivered anytime, anywhere on any platform as new Machine Learning (ML) services help content creators navigate the end-to-end ecosystem from content […]

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Unlocking New Efficiencies for High-Quality Video Delivery Via the Cloud

Guest post by Anupama Anantharaman | VP Product Marketing and Business Development for Interra The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. The media environment today is in a constant state of change. Broadcast and video streaming technologies […]

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Turning CPIX into Reality for Video Operators

Guest post by Steeve Huin | Irdeto VP Strategic Partnerships The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. Part 1: CPIX, Your New Favorite 4-letter Word If you offer an OTT video service or are launching one, you […]

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AWS at SIGGRAPH 2018

By Colin Cupp, AWS Thinkbox Product Marketing Manager SIGGRAPH is the premier event for computer graphics artists and professionals, drawing more than 16,000 attendees from around the world. With a schedule of rotating destination cities, this year’s event will be held in Vancouver, BC August 12-16. In years past AWS subsidiaries have exhibited at SIGGRAPH […]

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When cloud media management is cheaper: Comparing cloud to traditional on-premises

Guest post from Peter Henebäck, Executive Director at Mediasmiths How do the costs of media management and editing in the cloud stack up against a traditional on-premises alternative? Mediasmiths looked at this question for a scenario with a global media operation and decided to run the numbers. We brought out the spreadsheets and sat down […]

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Webinar: Linear channel 101 for ‘Digital First’ media companies

From APN Partner Amagi: Check out this webinar to understand why Digital First media companies should launch linear channels, and how cloud playout can help. Speakers: Baskar Subramanian, co-founder, Amagi Mark Stephens, Global Partner Segment Leader M&E, AWS Key topics covered: Changing content consumption preferences and linear OTT market growth Various paths to capture linear […]

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New From the Compute Blog: Building a GPU workstation for visual effects with AWS

The elasticity, scalability, and cost effectiveness of the cloud value proposition is attractive to media customers. One of the key design patterns in media and entertainment (M&E) workloads is using the cloud as a content lake and bringing the underlying processes closer without having to synchronize data. In this high-end graphics visualization business, a pixel-perfect, […]

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