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Category: Media Services

Deep Dive int CORS Configs on Amazon S3

Deep dive into CORS configs on Amazon S3

As part of the technical marketing team at AWS Elemental, my role includes building tools that help customers streamline their video workflows. I’m currently developing a web application for processing videos through AWS machine learning services using a serverless framework called the Media Insights Engine. Recently, I’ve been having difficulties with Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) errors […]

New this Is my architecture: Media analysis solution

Join us to discuss a turn-key solution created by AWS for Media Analysis. The Media Analysis Solution uses advanced ML services such as Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Rekognition and others to understand and interpret what is happening in a video clip. The analysis of this content then leads to a set of time-coded meta […]

Insys cloud video recorder: Launch a cloud-based DVR service on AWS

Authored by Piotr Czekała, Co-Founder and CTO of Insys Video Technologies. 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. Governments, public agencies, educational institutions, and other non-media organizations have a need to stream live events and record […]

Record and store live video streams on AWS with Insys cloud video recorder

Authored by Krzysztof Bartkowski, Co-Founder and CEO of Insys Video Technologies. 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. Launching a cloud-based DVR service is seemingly complex and time-consuming, but it is possible to launch a complete, […]

Luma Pictures Scales its render farm to the cloud with AWS for “Spider-Man: Far From Home”

Luma Pictures regularly contributes impressive visual effects for tentpole features, from superhero blockbusters and family-friendly fantasy to sci-fi thrillers, including recent films like “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “Captain Marvel,” and “Jojo Rabbit.” Surprisingly, the studio is able to deliver this work with a modest headcount of roughly 200 artists across its Santa Monica headquarters […]

AWS Thinkbox releases deadline 10.1

I’m happy to announce that AWS Thinkbox has rolled out Deadline 10.1, the latest version of our production-proven render management software offering new performance enhancements and improved scalability. Deadline 10.1 is a major step forward and reflects our ongoing investment in performance and scale. Among the things I am most excited about for this release […]

Entitlements in AWS Elemental MediaConnect boost IP video transport adoption in the cloud

Where Does Cloud Video Transport Fit In Today’s Broadcast Workflows? The use of private fiber networks in conjunction with satellite facilities is common in today’s broadcast workflows. Anyone who has lit up a dark fiber circuit or booked a slice on a satellite transponder knows the pain points of these processes, especially given their manual […]

Detect silent audio tracks in VOD content with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction In file-based video processing workflows, content providers often standardize on the mezzanine file format used to share content with their customers and partners. When sharing video-on-demand (VOD) content, produced mezzanine files often have same number of audio tracks regardless of how many are in the actual content. For example, MXF media assets may be […]

[Updated 11/27] Media & Entertainment guide to AWS re:Invent 2019

From December 2 to December 6, more than 60,000 attendees will spread out across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip, which promises to make re:Invent 2019 the biggest re:Invent yet. For M&E attendees looking to get the most out of their experience, follow the steps below: Register for re:Invent Take a look at all of the M&E […]

AWS at “vETC | The Grand Convergence 2019”: Modern MAM & supply chain optimization for IMF

The Entertainment Technology Center at USC hosted “vETC | The Grand Convergence 2019: Innovation and Integration“, their 5th annual virtual conference covering emerging technologies and their impact on the M&E industry. Jack Wenzinger, AWS Partner Solutions Architects in the Media & Entertainment vertical, provided an overview of Media Asset Management and key factors to consider […]