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Category: Media Services

Public Preview: Nimble Studio introduces faster startup times with volume persistence

Today, Amazon Nimble Studio announces preview availability of faster workstation startup times and simplified workstation management for administrators with persistent volumes. While customers enjoy Nimble Studio for its fast deployment, many have asked for faster login times and the ability to save changes made to the root volume. As of today, this is now possible. […]

PGA TOUR tees up with AWS to reimagine the fan experience

With every major event, professional sports leagues continue to transform the fan experience using a range of technological advancements, from artificial intelligence (AI) to machine learning (ML) and analytics. Looking to boost fan engagement and streamline its video production and delivery workflow, the PGA TOUR (TOUR) recently enlisted Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its official […]

Creative studio Taylor James breaks down boundaries with AWS

Global creative production studio Taylor James provides the artistic firepower behind mesmerizing short form content for some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including luxury automakers, consumer packaged goods, and technology companies. Embracing a multidisciplinary approach, the awarding-winning Taylor James team spans locations in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Mexico City, and draws from a […]

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[Updated 11/17] Your guide to media and entertainment at re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop […]

Streaming sessions view in Amazon Nimble Studio

Introduction Amazon Nimble Studio empowers creative studios to produce visual effects, animation, and interactive content entirely in the cloud. Studios can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists globally and create content faster using access to virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure. Using the streaming sessions view included […]

NHL goes all in on UHD with help from AWS

Fans can now get a clearer, real-time view of what’s happening on the ice through the NHL’s new UHD-enhanced video production pipeline. NHL’s recent technology infrastructure update, which includes the addition of several AWS Elemental Link UHD cloud contribution encoders across 32 NHL arenas, provides innovative viewer experiences. The NHL’s new Link UHDs make it […]

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Creative CG Studio PLAYSENSE Expands to the Cloud with AWS

After doubling its team over the past year, CG studio PLAYSENSE is working to continue expanding by leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) for cloud-based rendering, and preparing to move more of its pipeline to the cloud. Founded as part of The Agency of Wargaming, the studio’s award-winning work spans aesthetics and genres, such as the […]

Track and visualize streaming­­­ beacon data on AWS

Capturing viewers’ experience when delivering valuable media content is more important than ever, as more and more streaming service providers are competing for consumer viewership. Tracking quality of service helps providers keep customers. Although data from the edge, from content delivery networks (CDNs) and Origin logs, is extremely valuable, it does not paint a complete […]

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) goes all-in on the cloud in pioneering move for dynamic scalability

What do Hollywood blockbusters and one of the world’s most prestigious global architecture, interior design, urban planning, and engineering firms share in common? Turns out, quite a bit, and not just because it designed the Walt Disney Company’s Manhattan headquarters. From One World Trade Center in New York to Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the portfolio of […]

Case Study: Peach increases security while still reducing blocked traffic

Peach, a European-based digital advertising company, distributes and delivers high-quality digital ads to broadcasters and the online video industry worldwide. The advertising distribution company initially thought its security risk was low, but when it discovered that it was the target of phishing and denial-of-service attacks, they turned to AWS for a solution. Using an AWS […]