pixitmedia, a Kalray subsidiary, is supporting Amazon Web Services’ media and entertainment creation lifecycle demonstrations at IBC 2022
LONDON, 05/09/2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–pixitmedia1a Kalray companytoday announced that pixstor™ and ngenea® (a shared storage and data orchestration solution) will be included in the content production area of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) booth (5.C80) at IBC 2022.
AWS will showcase a suite of end-to-end cloud production workflows and demonstrate how the industry’s leading editing, compositing, finishing, grading, and quality control (QC) tools can be used for full production in the cloud. These workflows are powered by pixitmedia’s flagship products, pixstor and ngenea, software-defined storage and orchestration software.
This follows the announcement that pixitmedia has been accepted into the AWS Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-selling program for AWS partners who offer software solutions that run on or integrate with AWS.
Offline editing, visual effects (VFX), and color grading are not only possible in the cloud, but can offer producers tremendous and tangible benefits in terms of performance, collaboration, scalability, and cost-efficiency.
At IBC booth 5.C80, AWS will be demonstrating the five-phase media creation lifecycle. Live camera footage is captured in a cloud collaboration environment using the Dailies platform Moxion. This footage is edited in Adobe® Premiere® Pro and adjusted in Flame®, the Autodesk® finishing and VFX solution. A fourth phase will show how FilmLight Baselight does the color correction, and finally the content will go through the Colorfront Streaming and Broker Service for QC, which also reads directly from Amazon S3.
The high-resolution, uncompressed 4K media for all five stages of the production process is edited on-site on pixstor and ngenea’s high-performance media-centric storage infrastructure, with 10-bit video streamed uncompressed from applications running in the cloud Use the latest AWS Cloud Digital Interface (AWS CDI), NewTek Network Device Interface (NDI), and Colorfront Streaming and Broker Service technology over a secure internet connection to an Amazon VPC. Amazon EC2 computing, Amazon Elastic Block Store and Amazon S3 storage underpin the entire pixstor and ngenea solution.
Ben Leaver, EVP of Business Development and co-founder of pixitmedia explains:
“We look forward to having the AWS booth at IBC to showcase our storage and data orchestration platform to the media and entertainment industry. Together with AWS and industry standard software providers we will demonstrate this high-end editing VFX and color grading is possible in the cloud today. We offer our customers ease of use, guaranteed performance, better collaboration and seamless workflows in the cloud.”
pixitmedia is a global member of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and an industry facilitator of cloud-enabled production workflows. pixstor offers AWS customers an agile storage environment that guarantees adaptability and performance. Combined with the power of pixitmedia’s ngenea, it quickly and securely transports data to and from globally distributed clouds, object storage and traditional Network Attached Storage (NAS).
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pixitmedia is a Kalray company (Euronext, ALKAL), a leading provider of hardware and software technologies and solutions for high-performance, data-centric computing markets, from the cloud to the edge. pixitmedia and Kalray share a common vision and complementary value proposition in software and hardware to address the data-intensive world of today and tomorrow with solutions for a smarter, more effective, more energy-efficient and more user-friendly data-driven world.
pixitmedia facilitates seamless collaboration to enable the power of ideas. Our award-winning, purpose-built, software-defined storage and data solutions simplify the flow of data to connect an increasingly complex world. Our goal is to exceed expectations in all areas of our operations. We develop optimized solutions that offer customers both choice and freedom, our relentless innovation constantly pushes boundaries and the unmatched care and knowledge of our team ensures optimal performance and value. Customer success is at the heart of our business. We have technical specialists and a unique, dedicated laboratory facility to ensure the effectiveness of our solutions.
For more information, visit: https://www.pixitmedia.com or email: [email protected]
Kalray (Euronext Growth Paris – ALKAL) is a leading provider of hardware and software technologies and solutions for high-performance,
data-centric computing markets, from the cloud to the edge. Kalray offers a comprehensive range of products to enable smarter, more efficient and more energy-intensive data-intensive applications and data center infrastructures.
Kalray’s offering includes its unique patented DPU (Data Processing Unit) processors and accelerator cards, as well as its cutting-edge technology
software-defined storage and data management offerings. Individually or combined, Kalray’s high-performance solutions enable its customers to improve data center efficiency or provide the best solutions in fast-growing sectors such as AI, Media & Entertainment, Life Science, Scientific Research, Edge Computing, Automotive and others.
Founded in 2008 as a spin-off of the well-known French CEA research laboratory with corporate and financial investors such as Alliance Venture (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), NXP Semiconductors and Bpifrance, Kalray is dedicated to offering more through technology, expertise and passion: more for one smart world, more for the planet, more for customers and developers. https://www.kalrayinc.com
1 pixitmedia is the dedicated media and entertainment markets arm of arcapix Holdings Ltd, which was acquired by Kalray. See press release dated March 3, 2022.
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