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Tag: Media Solutions

HPA Intros the Age of the ‘Digital Immediate’ with Help from AWS

Historically, filmmaking has been a linear process. Scenes are shot, and reviewed via an on-set playback device, then the day’s footage is sent to kick off the dailies process. Video cards, shuttle drives, and other portable media are used to get the content to a production facility to ingest it, perform checksums, create proxies, and […]

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FOX Uses AWS to Score with Digital Audiences for Super Bowl LIV

The come-from-behind victory by the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers in early February attracted an audience of 102 million viewers in the United States – including the largest ever streaming audience with 3.4 million viewers across a range of connected devices. This represented an increase of approximately 23 percent in online and […]

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AWS at the 2020 NAB Show [Updated 3/12/2020]

Due to the NAB Show 2020 cancellation, Amazon Web Services will host two online events in the coming weeks to showcase our planned content for the exhibition: NAB News & Updates Online Event – On April 20, AWS will host an online event to spotlight updates planned for the NAB Show. AWS M&E Online Conference – On May […]

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Running MediaInfo as an AWS Lambda Function

Media processing applications often need information about what’s in audio and video files before they can do anything with those files. MediaInfo, a unified display of the most relevant video and audio file data, is a popular tool for doing just that. Video providers use it to get technical metadata about video codecs, frame rates, […]

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Top 10 Things to Consider When Migrating Your VOD Library to AWS

There are lots of things to consider when moving your VOD (Video On-Demand) content library to a new provider like Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this post, we cover the top things to keep in mind when migrating media files to AWS. 1. Should I migrate my currently encoded files or should I re-encode my […]

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Serverless Fixity for Digital Preservation Compliance

When The Digital Dilemma was published in 2007, Amazon had just started Amazon Web Services with the release of its AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the cloud. The industry was struggling with the short lifespan of digital tape formats, affordable disaster recovery, and technology refresh standards. Since that time, AWS has established itself as […]

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Fuji Television realizes ultra-low latency video delivery of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup

Originally published on the AWS Japan Blog. Ultra-low latency distribution will bring a major change to internet video delivery for multiscreen devices and an improved user experience for user-generated content,” says Mr. Ito, Deputy General Manager, Technology Development Department, Fuji Television Engineering Bureau. “For the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup (FIVB2019), we set up an […]

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Learn More: M&E Chalk Talk Presentations from AWS re:Invent 2019

re:Invent Chalk Talks are a highly interactive content format, beginning with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by a 45- or 50-minute Q&A session with the audience. While these sessions are not recorded, we wanted to share the decks with you as they contain valuable technical details. If there are any topics […]

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[Updated 11-December] Media2Cloud 2.0 now live: Increased control, SageMaker Ground Truth integration, and more partner support

MEDIA2CLOUD VERSION 2.0 RELEASED I’m happy to announce that Media2Cloud 2.0 has been officially released to help AWS customers simplify and expedite their ingest workflow into AWS.   The following blog post was published when we demonstrated the new version at IBC in September of this year. Now that the new version has officially launched, I […]

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