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[Updated 11/17] Your guide to media and entertainment at re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop […]

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Rivet Logic integrates virtual fundraising solution with Amazon IVS for low-latency live streaming

As a digital transformation company, consulting, design, and systems integration firm Rivet Logic builds custom digital experiences, and the solutions to manage and optimize them. Drawing from deep technical expertise in open source and cloud-based technologies, the company develops proprietary platforms tailored for their customers in the non-profit sector, enterprise, and virtual events. To ensure […]

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Moving media workflows to the cloud: Your journey, your way

This blog was co-authored by Tom Rosenstein (EditShare / VP Business Development), Raul Vecchione (Sr. Partner S.A. / AWS)   Moving to the cloud is a big decision. Wouldn’t it be great if you could do it gradually, trying it out without having to commit everything to a dramatically different way of working? We get it […]

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Videon uses Amazon IVS to simplify live streaming

Supporting faster, simpler streaming using on-premises edge compute alongside Amazon IVS Videon Labs (Videon), having been in the video industry for over 20 years and producing live streaming products for more than five years, is by no means new to low-latency live streaming. Videon was one of the first qualified ultra-low latency encoders to support […]

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The 2021 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award Winners

The results of this year’s Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards brought good news for services and solutions for media and entertainment from AWS. With 200 nominees in 22 categories and 14,600 votes cast, the results are in: Winner, Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Services: AWS Elemental MediaLive Winner, Content Delivery Network: Amazon CloudFront Winner, DRM/Content Protection: AWS Elemental […]

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[Updated 11/23] AWS for M&E Demo Showcase

With the announcement that the in-person IBC 2021 event is canceled, AWS will hold an AWS for M&E Demo Showcase December 6 – 10, 2021. The showcase features demonstrations to help companies reinvent how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. AWS for M&E […]

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Seven West Media amplifies audience engagement with Channel Assembly in AWS Elemental MediaTailor

As the global content marketplace grows increasingly crowded, the race to deliver standout live and video-on-demand (VOD) viewing experiences is on. Ahead of the pack, Seven West Media has fostered a climate of innovation that has ultimately resulted in the delivery of more engaging, premium video content for audiences across its media properties. Making content […]

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AWS Elemental Live encoder 4K/UHD advancements and workflows

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental has a long and rich history when it comes to 4K / Ultra High Definition (UHD) encoding in both live and file-based video workflows. AWS Elemental Live—which processes video streams in near real time—supported the world’s first near-real-time 4K High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) transmission when it streamed the Osaka […]

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Simplify configuration and increase video quality with new automatic encoder modes from AWS

If your business is encoding and delivering video, your primary goal is to make sure the video you distribute looks great for many types of source content. To achieve high video quality, video encoders need to use the best settings with inputs that have different content complexities, genres, and bandwidth constraints. Configuring settings can be […]

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Advancing entertainment across the media spectrum

This year, Future Publishing put forward its Best in Market awards (previously Best of Show at NAB) to recognize innovation and excellence in newly introduced professional TV/video, radio/audio, and AV products and solutions. “We were impressed with the quality and innovation demonstrated by this year’s Best in Market nominees, ” said Tom Butts, TV Tech […]

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Tonal introduces live, data-driven strength training classes with Amazon IVS

  Home workout trends have evolved alongside technology, from videos on tape to streamed sessions incorporating biometrics monitoring. Developed with a data-centric approach to fitness, users refer to Tonal as the world’s smartest home gym and personal trainer for good reason. The company is reimagining the modern at-home workout experience by offering strength training via […]

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