AWS Media Blog

AWS at NAB Show 2019 [Updated 3/22/2019]

To help media companies across the world elevate the viewing experience for their audiences, Amazon Web Services will demonstrate advances in content creation, distribution, media supply chain, and AI during the NAB Show 2019 (April 8-11, Booth SU2202, Las Vegas Convention Center). AWS will feature a full range of cloud and on-premises video solutions to ingest, […]

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Building a Virtual Assistant using AWS – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, you learned how to build the required service to support an Amazon Sumerian scene. You used key AWS services such as Amazon Lex and Amazon Cognito. In part 2, you will learn how to create an Amazon Sumerian virtual assistant and integrate Google Maps into your scene, as […]

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Introduction to Top-Down Monitoring of Live Video Workflows

Introduction to Top-Down Monitoring of Live Video Workflows with Amazon CloudWatch and Media Services Application Mapper Live video workflows are a collection of software and hardware resources that process and deliver live streams to consumers. Traditional live video workflows include encoding appliances, networking hardware, and other forms of on-premises and appliance equipment to package and originate […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 3

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows (This Post) Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows In part two of this blog series, we covered advanced practices for single-region deployments with AWS Elemental Live, AWS Elemental […]

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Ravensbourne: Live Streaming Shakespeare

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. An industry-focused university dedicated to preparing its students for careers in digital media and design, London’s Ravensbourne University offers courses that provide experience in using modern broadcast technology in real-world video production scenarios. “Ravensbourne University’s broadcast students have worked alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) education […]

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AWS Elemental MediaConvert Reserved Pricing Part 1

Reserved Pricing in AWS Elemental MediaConvert: Part 1, Introduction and How to Use It

Introduction When the file-based video transcoding service AWS Elemental MediaConvert launched, only a single pricing model was available: on-demand. On-demand pricing is simple and pay-as-you-go, with no long term commitment. It’s based on the number of minutes of video generated and the features used. This pricing is attractive for transcoding applications with short-term, spiky, or […]

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Building a Virtual Assistant using AWS – Part 1

In this two-part series, you will learn how to build a 3D scene using Amazon Sumerian. In part 1, you will learn to set up key AWS services like Amazon Lex and Amazon Cognito Pool ID, and how to set up an Amazon Sumerian Host. In part 2, you will focus on creating a custom script […]

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Advancing Live Sports Coverage with AWS Media Services

Across the world, live sports events consistently rank among the most-watched content on broadcast and online platforms. Over-the-top (OTT) video gives broadcasters a powerful tool to capitalize on audience excitement for these can’t-miss events. Through OTT offerings, broadcasters can deliver unique experiences to viewers’ preferred devices and enrich the fan experience with advanced statistics and […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 2

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows (This Post) Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows In the first part of this blog series, we covered the fundamentals of building resilient OTT live workflows with […]

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Gogo TV Takes In-Flight Entertainment Experiences to New Heights with AWS

Leading in-flight broadband internet provider Gogo recently committed to moving its entire infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS), going all-in on the world’s leading cloud. Gogo is improving in-flight internet and entertainment experiences for millions of passengers around the world, leveraging a range of AWS services, including analytics, serverless, database, and storage. AWS services help […]

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Media Services Compatibility Program Opens Pathways to the Cloud

Customers frequently ask us ‘Which third-party video products are compatible with AWS Media Services?’ To help answer this, we’re launching the AWS Media Services Compatibility Program—a new program featuring technology partner products tested to be compatible with AWS Media Services. This program makes it easy to find solutions and configure with confidence. It is common […]

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