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Category: AWS Elemental MediaConvert

What’s new from re:Invent – Relevant M&E releases and launches

With over 100 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any media technologist to keep track of the most relevant for media workloads. Of the many announcements, three stood out as game changers for our M&E customers: Amazon Personalize: Leverage Amazon.com’s personalization technology to deliver personalized […]

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Guest post from BuyDRM: Studio-mandated multi-DRM in the cloud

Guest post by BuyDRM 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. With the rise of the OTT platform as the dominant method of consumer video delivery, the major Hollywood studios have all moved to licensing models […]

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AWS M&E Symposium in London – December 4, 2018

[UPDATE Dec 13] Presentations from this event are now available for viewing and downloading here. This one-day event will bring together Media & Entertainment industry pioneers that are transforming their businesses with the Cloud. We will address video workloads across content production, media management and delivery. Join us to hear the experiences of others in […]

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AWS on-demand online conference for media tech leaders

  The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights, a media and entertainment focused online conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, […]

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Webcast on-demand: Agile media processing with Vidispine API & Vidinet

Supply chain technology needs to be as agile and flexible as the demands from customers and service delivery needs.  In this webinar series, you will learn how Vidispine can utilize the cloud to enable highly scaleable media processing workflows with Vidispine API and Vidinet.   Our three webinars will offer you insight into everything from video […]

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Extending the cloud video ecosystem

Many more vendors have achieved integration and interoperability with AWS Elemental Media Services, further extending the selection of available tools for building cloud-based video workflows. Following are some of the software solutions recently made available by members of the AWS Elemental Technology Partner Program to support live or on-demand video using cloud infrastructure: Content Protection […]

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Automated way to create an AWS media services-centric CloudWatch Dashboard

An Amazon CloudWatch dashboard is a customizable home page in the CloudWatch console that monitors multiple resources in a single view. It can consist of a number of widgets, with each widget providing operational information about different resources monitored by the dashboard. For media workflows, CloudWatch dashboards can make it easy to view and monitor […]

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On-Demand AWS Online Conference for media technologists

The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights Online, a media and entertainment focused conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, and […]

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Using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Media Services

AWS Media Services are a group of managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud. These services create media suitable for streaming, both live and on-demand, and optimized for your viewers’ playback devices. In this post, I shall explain how you can deliver the content created with the […]

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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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