AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

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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Milk VFX: Getting the Drift of Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 10. It’s a truism that filmmaking and water don’t mix. The malfunctioning mechanical shark on Jaws, the aquatic heart of darkness that was James Cameron’s The Abyss, or the now legendary nightmare of Waterworld – if you’re shooting on or around water, you’re asking for it. Luckily, we […]

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AWS at IBC 2019 [Updated 9/6/19]

To help media companies across the world create faster, produce anywhere, and deliver everywhere, Amazon Web Services will demonstrate advances in content creation, distribution, media supply chain, technology innovation, artificial intelligence & machine learning, and personalization and monetization during the IBC Show 2019, Sept. 13 – 17, stand 5.C80, RAI Amsterdam. Following is an overview […]

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Lower Latency with AWS Elemental MediaStore Chunked Object Transfer

Reducing the latency of live streams provides a better experience for audiences, and in some cases, is essential to the core of what the live stream application is providing. For live sports, you want to make sure the viewers get to see the action with as little delay as possible. For gaming, auctions, and other […]

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AWS Supercharges Conductor's Render Scalability

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Supercharges Conductor’s Render Scalability

Authored by Chris Bond – Founder, Thinkbox Software and Director Product Management, EC2 Artists and technologists working to create compelling content for visual effects (VFX) and animation projects are exploring cloud-based rendering if it isn’t already part of their workflow. Conductor is a secure, cloud-based service that studios can leverage to offload rendering and simulation […]

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Monitor Performance with AWS Elemental MediaStore HTTP Access Logs

AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. To monitor ingest and egress for MediaStore, pipeline access logs provide detailed records for requests that are made for any object stored in a MediaStore container. This information […]

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AWS Media Tech Demo: Media Services Application Mapping Visualization and Monitoring

Whether you’re managing a live event or a 24/7 channel, you want to figure out which part of your workflow needs attention as fast as possible. A highly-available, resilient live streaming workflow should keep providing viewers a working, high-quality experience, even if some of the elements that make up the workflow are degraded or failing. […]

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Improving mission video system efficiency for government operations

The Enterprise Challenge exercise is an annual joint and coalition intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance interoperability demonstration. You can read our preview of the event here. In May at the annual Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence USD(I)-sponsored Enterprise Challenge exercise, Amazon Web Services (AWS) demonstrated how government organizations can combine AWS and AWS Elemental services with […]

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AWS Media Tech Demo: Live Streaming with Automated Multi-Language Subtitling

Until now, to create captions for a live event, stenographers had to be listening closely to capture the speech to convert it to text. To make it more complex, for live content, this has to be done in as close to real-time as possible. If the captions were needed in additional languages, the text was […]

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In the News: Fox Sports Uses AWS S3 to Enable Remote Production for FIFA Women’s World Cup

From Sports Video Group News, read how Fox Sports is using AWS along with APN partners to power their coverage of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Paris. With Amazon S3 at the core, Fox Sports’ Paris-based studio-show works on the live production in conjunction with operations, graphics, and playout based out of Los […]

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