AWS Media Blog

[Updated 11/7] 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 […]

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Meet the key players in the live streaming game

Like any armchair coach will tell you, getting ready for the next big game requires preparation. Athletes watch films of recent games to see what went right—and what went wrong. They examine their upcoming opponents’ strengths and weaknesses to anticipate what’s coming. They strategize based on what-if scenarios. You can take a similar approach with […]

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SonyLIV Delivers Live and On-demand Content across India with AWS

Video-on-demand (VOD) service SonyLIV delivers a plethora of content to more than 100 million consumers in India across a range of devices via its OTT app. The advertisement- and subscription-based platform is home to a massive content library featuring more than 30,000 hours of live and on-demand video in multiple languages including English, Hindi, Marathi, […]

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Using ML in the Media Supply Chain to Optimize Content Creation: How to improve efficiency for operations teams and automate workflows with ML metadata

Co-authored with Rose Sponder, Director of Marketing at SDVI 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.  The Challenge: Use ML to assess and validate incoming content while helping manage re-versioning and distribution tasks. Machine Learning (ML) […]

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AWS Elemental MediaStore: Ingest Acceleration

Introduction Oceans and borders can’t stop video providers from delivering their viewers amazing content from all over the planet. However, distance can create challenges when attempting to publish content that is ingested from a region with a limited AWS footprint. To facilitate the use of AWS Elemental Media Services from regions of the globe where […]

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Socionext Workflow

Socionext Breaks New Ground in Real-Time AV1 Encoding with AWS

Whether they’re catching an NFL match on gameday or binging the latest season of Stranger Things, consumers have come to expect nothing but the best from live and on-demand streaming video experiences. For content producers and distributors, this means creating high-quality video that audiences can enjoy with low latency is imperative. However, when factoring in […]

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WinTicket Provides High-Quality Keirin Live Video to Speed-Bicycle Race Fans with AWS Media Services

Casual and ardent fans of Keirin, a Japanese motor-paced cycling sport, can spend countless hours voting for their favorite riders, catching up on match results, and reviewing upcoming race schedules using online-betting service WinTicket. Working together with AbemaTV, a CyberAgent Group Internet TV station, WinTicket offers a “Keirin Channel” with 24/7 online voting, race information, […]

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Expanded Cloud Media Workflow for Live Streaming from Space Successfully Tested During SMPTE 2019

Proof-of-concept developed in collaboration with AWS marks first use of cloud resources for data storage and video origination for streaming from space LOS ANGELES and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Oct. 24, 2019 — Today at SMPTE 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) successfully tested a workflow that marks the first use […]

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Iterations of a Live Workflow from Space – SMPTE 2019

In 2017 the world watched as we made history delivering the first live 4K broadcast from space with the help of our partners at NASA. That event spurred many discussions, presentations and inspired others to take a look at how they can deliver 4K content with a hybrid cloud approach. When I say “hybrid cloud” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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