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Category: Media Services

GEVME Live enables memorable interactive events on AWS

In 2015 GlobalSign.in, an event technology company, developed GEVME, a technology platform providing end-to-end solutions for managing virtual, face-to-face, or hybrid meetings and conferences. With in-person meetings and conferences canceled in 2020, the company wanted to build on its existing platform to offer fully customizable digital venues with a focus on immersive and engaging experiences. […]

How-to: Build a video-chat application for live streams using AWS Amplify and AWS Media Services

In this post, we are going to build a video-chat web application. For front-end hosting and backend resources, we’ll use AWS services like AWS Amplify, a set of tools and services that help front-end web and mobile developers build scalable full stack applications. And by using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), an open-source software […]

Headliner reimagines the virtual concert experience with Amazon IVS

  While most music is accessible today via streaming services, the allure of experiencing performances live remains strong as fans seek out concerts and festivals. When the global pandemic halted large gatherings, artists began exploring alternate ways to continue performing, typically via live streams ranging from intimate and low-fi setups to clones of stage shows […]

AWS Artist Series: Creating an ocean of clouds

This is the 6th post in our AWS Artist series, find the other five below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  AWS Artist Series: Rigging the bridge for “Spanner” AWS Artist Series: Laying out the opening shots of Spanner  Spanner Noa’s silhouette hanging from […]

Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS (this post) Introduction In this post, we focus on live content generated in real time, as well as file playout or VOD-to-live […]

Part 2: 4K HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental Server

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert (this post) Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS You have probably heard 4K and HDR many times, but exactly what do they mean for you and your customers? […]

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental

In this three part series, we discuss the current status of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video support across the AWS Elemental Media Services and appliances. Since our founding in 2006, our customers have expected our products to continue to produce the best quality video per bit using the latest codecs and formats. HDR is now […]

AWS Artist Series: Laying out the opening shots of Spanner

This is the 5th post in our AWS Artist series, find the other four below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  AWS Artist Series: Rigging the bridge for “Spanner” Project introduction Spanner is a short film about two bridge makers: Ulysse is an overly […]

discovery+ uses Amazon Personalize to combat decision fatigue

Discovery, Inc., a multinational mass media company, has a colossal library available to stream. So much so, that customers encountered “decision fatigue”. The company found that too many choices can become overwhelming, and can take away from the viewer experience. Discovery, Inc. responded to this challenge by building discovery+, a streaming service using Amazon Personalize. […]

Guest post: Electronic Arts modernizes data storage on Amazon S3

Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, best known for video games like FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield. The increasing scale and complexity of telemetry data over the years, along with data archiving and long-term backup needs, left them with an immense storage challenge. The company used AWS to solve their large […]