AWS Media Blog

How Winnie-the-Pooh sparked Method Melbourne’s journey to cloud rendering

Authored by Jon Stanley, Head of Systems of Method Melbourne. 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.    If you’ve seen a blockbuster film in the last five years, you’ve likely witnessed the visual effects and […]

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AWS Elemental Link powers Sherpa Digital’s virtual events

AWS Elemental Link powers Sherpa Digital’s remote production of live enterprise events. Sherpa Digital is a virtual events platform that powers the live video and virtual events. With live video as the core of the virtual event experience, production quality video is paramount but not easy to achieve. Networks are often congested and unpredictable, and […]

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AWS Elemental Link connects Glo instructors to their students

AWS Elemental Link connects Glo instructors to their students with live video from home. Glo is a subscription wellness platform, based in Los Angeles with an online video library of more than 4000 classes in yoga, meditation, and Pilates, taught by top instructors from around the world. The sessions can be streamed, downloaded, and viewed […]

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How to stream 4K, HDR live video to YouTube using AWS Elemental Live or AWS Elemental MediaLive via HLS ingest

YouTube supports HLS ingest for premium content that requires high-quality and high-resolution video via HLS endpoint. YouTube supports MPEG2 transport stream muxed video with H.264 and HEVC codec, up to 60 fps with closed GOP. Audio must be AAC codec and muxed in MPEG2 transport stream. Customers can now use AWS Elemental Live appliance and […]

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Monitoring Amazon Interactive Video Service with a CloudWatch Dashboard

Introduction Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences. You can send your live streams to Amazon IVS using streaming software and the service does everything you need to make low-latency live video available to any viewer […]

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Guest post: Amazon IVS for virtual events and presentations

Authored by Ludovic François, CEO & CTO of TrackIt. 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 use of live video is becoming a standard mode of engagement for modern enterprises. It provides immediate […]

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How iconik’s media management hub and AI accelerate remote collaboration

Authored by Parham Azimi, CEO at iconik. 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.   Video is no longer just for the media and entertainment industry. Today, prominent businesses in every vertical are becoming “media companies” […]

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Choosing the right AWS live streaming solution for your use case

In July last year, AWS launched Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a managed live streaming platform for creating low latency interactive streaming services. While Amazon IVS is a great addition to the existing AWS Media Services for building live streaming experiences, I am often asked by customers which option is best for their given […]

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Edge caching on AWS Wavelength

Edge caching and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are a critical part of both over-the-top (OTT) and over-the-air (OTA) distribution. They make geographical delivery possible by staging data closer to the user device, while reducing strain on origin servers and long-haul networks. This gives thousands of users efficient access to content with reduced response time in […]

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BAV pivots to live virtual event production at scale with Amazon IVS

BAV, a JSAV Company, is a full service live event production company that has been providing turnkey audio and video workflows for large-scale conferences and events across North America for more than three decades. While the company has increasingly incorporated virtual content into its live productions, the events of 2020 challenged BAV to rethink its […]

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