AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

AWS Elemental Online Conference: 2018 NAB Show Highlights

Join Us for an In-Depth Recap of NAB 2018

If you weren’t able to attend the 2018 NAB Show, catch up at the AWS Elemental Online Conference. View informative tech talks, detailed technology demonstrations, and see how cloud and on-premises media solutions help you work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. Check out the full agenda for a list of topics you won’t want to miss! Where: Online […]

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Modernized Architecture for Cloud-Based Media Supply Chains From Fox and Turner

The Fox Network Engineering and Operations group collects, prepares, and packages all incoming media for multiplatform distribution, and creates the substantial infrastructure that supports this distribution. In conjunction with SDVI Corporation, the group has created an AWS-resident resource management system to share media processing workloads across the group’s existing facility, a private cloud, and AWS; […]

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Choosing the Right Amazon EC2 Instance Types for Rendering with Thinkbox Deadline (Part 2)

Previously, I published a post detailing the differences between the Amazon EC2 instance types available on AWS. This time, I’m not going to focus on the differences between the instance types. Instead, I focus on how to pick the right instance type for you. One size fits all? I’d love to be able to end […]

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Choosing the right Amazon EC2 instance types for rendering with Thinkbox Deadline (Part 1)

Thinkbox Deadline 10 introduced the AWS Portal Panel, which helps you scale up your render farm with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances. You can get started with AWS Portal by following the instructions at AWS Portal Setup. After you’ve launched your infrastructure, you’re ready to start your Spot Fleet requests. You’ve chosen the software to render […]

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Webcast On-Demand: Intro to QVBR, Quality-Defined Variable Bitrate Control

  If the most important characteristic of encoded video is quality, a simple and certain way to achieve it is through quality-defined variable bitrate (QVBR), a new rate control mode designed to deliver constant video quality and waste zero bits in the process. When your video quality requirements are high, but your bandwidth budget is […]

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APN Blog: Using the New G3 Instance to Playout an IP-Based Ultra High Definition Channel on AWS

AWS Partner Cinegy has long been an advocate of IP-based video workflows and understands that maintaining visual quality whilst reducing bandwidth consumption is an ongoing challenge with the increasing data requirements of formats such as Ultra High Definition (UHD). In this post, Cinegy demonstrates how to deploy a fully-functional playout engine using Amazon EC2 resources […]

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Tech Talk now On-Demand: Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity & Scale using Orchestration & Machine Learning

If you missed our webinar on March 28, no need to worry. The recording is now available on YouTube with the slides available for download (see below). Abstract: Content owners, creators and publishers use media supply chains to package and process digital video content and programming from content producers so it can then be delivered […]

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Webcast On-Demand: Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity and Scale using Orchestration and Machine Learning

Click here to watch the on-demand version of Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity and Scale using Orchestration & Machine Learning Level 200 | Use Cases How To Content owners, creators and publishers use media supply chains to package and process digital video content and programming from content producers so it can then be delivered to local affiliates […]

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AWS Media & Entertainment at NAB 2018

NAB is the ultimate event for the media, entertainment, and technology industry with over 100,000 attendees from around the world coming to the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 9-12. And once again AWS will be present to showcase our latest releases to help media technologists work faster, smarter, and more efficiently. Machine learning and […]

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