AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

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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Territory Studio / Life at Work: A Visualization of the Data in Content Creation

Guest post by Helena Corvin-Swahn, Territory Studio A motion graphics and vfx specialist, Territory’s team of artists and designers rely on an ever-evolving relationship with technology to realise their creative work. In 2016, AWS Thinkbox Deadline was implemented to efficiently manage the increase in rendering requirements as the studio scaled. With an opportunity to create […]

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Working with AWS Elemental MediaTailor Logs and Metrics

AWS Elemental MediaTailor is a content personalization and monetization service that allows customers to implement stitched server-side ad insertion for streaming video while maintaining high quality of service. It uses dynamic transcoding to reduce storage requirements and ensure that video seamlessly transitions between advertising and primary content during playback. AWS Elemental MediaTailor manipulates the HTTP Live […]

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Hybrid Cloud Editing With IPV Curator and AWS

Guest post by Mark Stephens (Partner Solutions Architect, AWS Partner Program), James Varndell (Product Manager, IPV), and Rebecca Lindley (Product Marketing Associate, IPV). There’s no doubt that modern video content production workflows can be incredibly complicated. From storing a growing library of media, to managing projects with editors in different locations, to the demand for turning content […]

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AWS at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will highlight cloud advancements along the entire content chain. Demonstrations will feature advanced cloud-based media services that support content creation, content distribution, and access to a rich media supply chain. From the Royal Wedding to Formula 1 and the record-shattering Indian Premier League finals, AWS will showcase how media customers innovate […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Agenda and Registration

Presentations have now been published for download. Details and agenda below: Date: July 31 Time: 10:30am-5pm Location: Skirball Cultural Center (parking is limited. Recommend ride sharing) Registration now closed AGENDA Keynote: Enhancing the Viewer Experience with Machine Learning: GrayMeta and the Sky News “Royal Wedding: Who’s Who App” Josh Wiggins (Chief Commercial Officer, GrayMeta) With the […]

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