AWS Media Blog

[Updated 1/18] Media & Entertainment attendee guide to AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent routinely fills several Las Vegas venues with standing-room only crowds, but we brought it to you with an all-virtual and free event this year. This year’s conference was our biggest yet and we had an exciting program planned for the Media & Entertainment industry with five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and over 500 […]

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Amagi and A+E Networks UK: Broadcast Playout Cloud Transformation

With 1500+ channels originating from AWS, broadcast playout from the cloud isn’t as challenging as it may seem. Watch this session on-demand to learn how the AWS Partner Network helps customers find the right partner to make responding to the business requirements of broadcast operations a more agile process, lower the total cost of ownership, […]

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Protecting your media assets with token authentication

This post was authored by Osmar Bento and Arturo Velasco, Media and Entertainment Solution Architects at AWS.   Video streaming is no longer exclusively done by media companies. Schools, ecommerce retailers, tech companies, and banks are creating media content to distribute directly to their consumers. Video streaming, both live and on-demand, has become the prevailing […]

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Simplify complex media workflows with M2A Connect and AWS

Authored by Marcus Box, CTO and Founder at M2A Media. 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.   When AWS announced the release of AWS Elemental MediaConnect in 2018, we at M2A could immediately see all […]

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How the cloud saved Grabyo’s Christmas

Authored by Scott Lunn, Head of Content at Grabyo. 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. With no office drinks, secret Santas, or Christmas jumpers, cloud video platform Grabyo turned to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for […]

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re:Invent bonus content: M&E-focused sessions on-demand

The following are sessions from the final week of re:Invent 2020 that we think M&E Attendees will appreciate. Click the links provided under the session to watch them on-demand. For all of the details on re:Invent, check out the Media & Entertainment attendee guide to AWS re:Invent 2020 post. Here are the sessions from week 1, […]

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Delivering a reliable live video stream using AWS Elemental Link and Amazon IVS

Working remotely has become more common, so many customers are looking for easy-to-setup and cost-efficient ways to deliver a reliable live video stream to their customers, colleagues, and business partners. For example, an auctioneer may want to stream their auctions for online bidding or a teacher may need to deliver remote lectures with live Q&A. For […]

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Amazon IVS React with mini-player demo

How to: Amazon Interactive Video Service with React mini-player demo

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is designed to take care of all the technical complexities of delivering low latency live video to viewers anywhere. Amazon IVS comes with its own Player SDK, allowing you to focus your time on building engaging interactive experiences. In this post, we show you how to build something you may […]

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Amazon Transcribe and email integration

Amazon Transcribe makes it easy for developers to add speech to text capabilities (also known as ASR) to their applications. Audio data is virtually impossible for computers to search and analyze. Therefore, recorded speech needs to be converted to text before it can be used by business intelligence applications. This post shows how an audio […]

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What AWS CDI means for the future of content production and delivery

Each new technological evolution in media and entertainment (M&E) has pushed the industry to reimagine content creation and consumption. Innovations like the SDI (Serial Digital Interface) family of digital video interfaces, and transporting video over Internet Protocol (IP), for instance, have dramatically impacted how television broadcasting and content production operate. The growing role of the […]

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Processing user-generated content using AWS Lambda and FFmpeg

In this post, we introduce a workflow to process media files stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using AWS Lambda that doesn’t require copying files to Lambda’s local storage. Lambda is equipped with temporary storage space of 512 MB, which is often not sufficient for media processing. At the same time, Lambda can […]

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