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[Updated 1/18] Media & Entertainment attendee guide to AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent routinely fills several Las Vegas venues with standing-room only crowds, but we brought it to you with an all-virtual and free event this year. This year’s conference was our biggest yet and we had an exciting program planned for the Media & Entertainment industry with five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and over 500 […]

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What’s new in recommender systems

With the ever-increasing selection of direct to consumer (DTC) platforms available today, most consumers cannot subscribe to all platforms. Subscription/purchase decisions are driven both by content (what shows/movies a platform has) and user experience (how easy a platform is to use). Consumers today expect real-time, curated experiences as they consider, purchase, and engage with content. […]

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Amazon S3 Glacier for infinite video storage with Ross

This post is authored by Chris Kelly, Product Manager, Asset Management & Storage, Ross Video. 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. As a Product Manager for a Video Asset Management System, I’m intimately aware of […]

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Announcing AWS Thinkbox Deadline support for Pixar’s RenderMan

AWS Thinkbox Deadline 10.1.11.5 is now available. Included in this release is support for Pixar’s RenderMan with Usage Based Licensing (UBL), available on the AWS Thinkbox Marketplace. Customers now have the ability to extend their rendering on AWS with UBL support for RenderMan 23.4 standalone, RenderMan 23.4 for Autodesk Maya, and RenderMan 23.4 for SideFX Houdini. […]

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Spiritland Productions livestreams dynamic sonic concerts with AWS and Dolby technology

The popularity of live music festivals and concerts has swelled in recent years, with the UK leading the charts for a country with the most music festivals. The artistry, visual spectacle, and energy of the crowd remain a draw, but with COVID-19, the live concert industry came to a halt, with large gatherings no longer […]

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Media intelligence just got smarter: new Media2Cloud partners announced

Media Intelligence Just Got Smarter “Big things have small beginnings.” This is a quote from Michael Fassbender who played the android David in Prometheus 2012. David was staring at a tiny drop of goo that held an incredible transformative power. I find myself thinking about this quote a lot as I hear more customer success […]

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Encode video in a smarter way using Automated ABR

Introduction The most common over the top (OTT) distribution formats in use today are based on delivery of video using ABR (Adaptive Bitrate) technologies. An ABR package contains multiple renditions of the content encoded in a range of bitrates and resolutions. Formats like HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) define […]

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Introducing the Video On Demand on AWS Foundation Solution

We received feedback from you that the existing Video on Demand on AWS solution has more features than required for some transcoding workflows. To solve this, we created a new solution called Video On Demand (VOD) on AWS Foundation that is now available in the AWS Solutions Library. With this new streamlined solution, you simply […]

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Automate broadcast video monitoring using machine learning on AWS  

Monitoring service providers for broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) livestreams perform a large number of quality checks. These range from low-level signal errors to high-level issues like content errors. Traditional live media analyzer software focus on quality checks at the signal level, such as the ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 1 and 2 checks. Higher-level quality checks, such as […]

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Speed, relevance, insight: how streaming services can master effective content discovery and engagement

This post is authored by Ido Bar Oz, Strategic Cloud Alliances Director, Braze. 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. Raise your hand if you have seen the “Are you still watching?” prompt after streaming your […]

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