AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Create a Poster Frame and Thumbnail Images

Create a Poster Frame and Thumbnail Images for Videos Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

If you develop video applications, you probably need to create poster frames (a highlight image that is representative of a video) and thumbnail images (periodic frame grabs over the duration of the entire video) as a part of your workflow. Have you ever wondered how to create a poster frame for a specific frame in […]

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Designing for Studio-Grade Security

Media and Entertainment (M&E) customers are using the cloud for a wide range of use cases including many aspects of content creation, post production, and large parts of the business-to-consumer camera-to-screen supply chain. As these core media workloads move to the cloud, it’s imperative to examine the security implications of a multi-tenant public cloud environment […]

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New from the Networking & Content Delivery blog: Building a Serverless Subscription Service using Lambda@Edge

This post from the Networking & Content Delivery blog explains how to use Lambda@Edge to implement a serverless-based subscription service for your website. A subscription service enables you to control your user’s journey by using an access model that lets you add metering, restrict users to particular section or article, include micropayments, and set up a […]

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In the News: Discovery, Inc to Transition 300 Channels to Virtual Playout

In this interview from Broadcast, Discovery, Inc Chief Technology Officer John Honeycutt talks about the strategic impetus behind moving playout of 300 channels around the world to the cloud: Honeycutt said the move to cloud-based playout was part of a broader strategy to virtualise Discovery’s entire content supply and delivery chain, from the arrival of […]

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AWS Partner Demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand […]

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[Updated Oct 9] On-Demand Webinar: Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads

The webinar Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads is now available on demand: Level 300 | Solutions Best Practices Media companies, driven by higher resolution and an increasing amount of content due to direct B2C delivery, are looking to cost-effectively leverage cloud compute scalability. Emerging use cases, such as Media Supply […]

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Build an Automatic Alert System to Easily Moderate Content at Scale with Amazon Rekognition Video

Introduction There has been a steep increase in people creating videos, spending time watching videos, and sharing videos. Most of the videos created today are user-generated content, but publishing this raw content comes with risk. To help ensure a positive website experience for customers by removing inappropriate or unwanted content, companies need a scalable content […]

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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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