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Amazon Web Services (AWS) highlights the breadth and depth of partner solutions for media at NAB 2019 – Part 2

In our previous blog post, we identified twenty-one AWS partners with solutions at NAB Show 2019 in AWS booth SU2202, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 8-11. In this post, we continue to present the breadth and depth of AWS partner solutions that media customers use to solve unique challenges in their media workflows.

Forty other AWS technology partners will showcase solutions for machine learning, content creation, media supply chain, and content delivery in their respective booths at NAB.

Featured Technology Partner Demonstrations

Content Creation

Arvato Systems‘ (SU10106) VPMS EditMate, running in Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), is a simple, scalable Production Asset Management system (PAM) for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Automate-IT (SL6022) The workflow engine at the core of Automate-IT and pulse-IT leverages AWS AI services to modernize hybrid cloud content creation workflows and allows automatic promo versioning.

Dalet (SL6610) will showcase Dalet OneCut, leveraging Amazon S3 and Amazon CloudFront to facilitate remote editing and mixing of local video content and content stored in AWS.

The EditShare (SL8016) “Cirrus Initiative” brings collaborative workflows to AWS, including Flow MAM and remote editing, QScan automated QC, and high-performance shared storage.

Grass Valley (SL106) will demonstrate the format flexibility and creative freedom of EDIUS running on AWS workspaces with rapid XRE Transcoding showing quick, direct transcoding via Amazon S3.

Net Insight (SU2806) will show an open, flexible, and reliable cloud live ingest with Nimbra VA, enabling a secure onramp to ingest MPEG-TS streams with AWS Elemental MediaConnect to AWS Elemental MediaLive.

Object Matrix (SLSL5821) provides media-focused hybrid architecture solutions for the global media industry. The solution set joins on-premises workflows and storage using Amazon S3 and Amazon S3 Glacier, with media asset management from ingest to archive.

Pixit Media (SL5724) will show Pixstor running on Amazon EC2, bringing scale-out high-performance NAS to AWS. Pixstor enables caching for burst render and persistent storage for cloud-based workflows.

Pixspan (Renaissance Hotel Presidential Suite) presents CloudMover, running on Amazon EC2, to transfer content between Amazon S3 Buckets at speeds up to 150 Gbps, exceeding content delivery deadlines, improving data migration and geo-redundancy.

Qumulo (SL12111) shows how to boost performance and efficiency in workflows by cloud bursting on Amazon EC2, creating an instant cloud studio to meet tight deadlines and budgets.

SGO (SL3805) presents content creation, post-production, and delivery made faster, smarter, and easier with Mistika Technology solutions powered by Amazon EC2 and Amazon Elastic File System.

Sohonet (SL14205) will demo Fastlane, its high-speed conduit to AWS, enabling media teams to access remote compute and storage services as required, with security policies set based on the studio involved.

Media Supply Chain

Bitmovin (SU9110) will demonstrate how content owners can deliver targeted and personalized ads to nearly any viewing device using Bitmovin Player and AWS Elemental MediaTailor server-side ad insertion. (N2633) will feature coralPlay, coralFlow and coralMAM, cloud applications that use Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2 for storage, workflow management, and TV channel playout.

Crystal (SU6921) will demonstrate how AdConnect delivers frame-accurate markers for all ads in a linear feed to AWS Elemental MediaTailor at any Amazon CloudFront location for full inventory activation and personalized server-side ad insertion.

Dell Technologies (SL8011) will show nPVR capabilities using Dell EMC Isilon scale-out NAS with the InsysGO OTT platform from Insys Video Technologies and video processing and delivery from AWS Elemental.

Evertz (N1503) will show its Mediator-X based advanced Content Supply Chain and Media Asset Management and its Overture-based linear-playout engine running on AWS.

EZDRM (SU14301MR) will demonstrate how a straightforward key management interface and dynamic business rules help empower customers using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaPackage to create new revenue streams.

Kaltura (SU7110) will feature its Kaltura TV platform, running on Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3, helping companies launch a fully-fledged, robust and scalable cloud TV service.

M2A (SL5121) presents Live Streaming and Live Capture, which use AWS Media Services, Amazon EC2 instances, and AWS networking for ingest, transcoding, and delivery of live events.

Make.TV (SU9502) highlights how its cloud-based solution for live video makes it easy to rapidly acquire, curate, and deliver content at scale from any source to any destination via AWS.

MX1 (SU1410) presents MX1 360, a unified media platform running on AWS for managing and delivering linear and non-linear content to any broadcast, VOD or OTT platform.

NAGRA (SU3624) will showcase OpenTV driving end-to-end content monetization and NAGRA SSP driving comprehensive content value protection, including services like NexGuard watermarking and detection, all running on AWS.

Qvest Media (SU9014) will feature the Qvest.Cloud advanced management platform that enables third-party cloud applications to be networked into one end-to-end workflow and monitored via a central user interface.

Red Bee Media (SU1620) will show the Managed OTT platform for temporary events, Nucleus Media Management platform and Realtime Captioning, utilizing AWS Media Services, Amazon Lambda, and Amazon API Gateway

SDVI (SU9502) will feature its Rally media supply chain platform on AWS to enable customers to dynamically deploy applications and infrastructure and provide meaningful business intelligence, technical agility, and operational efficiency.

Sony (C11001) presents the Ven.ue platform, a media supply chain & OTT solution on AWS with content delivery via Amazon CloudFront to enhance content delivery to consumers.

SyncWords’ (SU11202) Live Translation uses Amazon Translate to automatically transform live captions into real-time foreign language subtitles, across many languages and real-time delivery formats.

Tektronix (SU5006) will demonstrate Aurora File QC automation, available on the AWS Marketplace, and Sentry Live Stream Monitoring, both running on AWS and interoperable with AWS Elemental MediaLive, MediaPackage, and MediaConvert.

V-nova (SU8213) will showcase the PERSEUS Platform running on AWS to provide next-generation video encoding for live and VOD with delivery to all devices via Amazon CloudFront.

Venera Technologies (SU13008) will demonstrate the Quasar file-based QC and AWS Elemental MediaConvert transcoding, automating and simplifying digital media workflows in the cloud.

Verimatrix (SU3110) will show VCAS Ultra with AWS Elemental MediaConnect, StreamMark forensic watermarking with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and Amazon CloudFront, and nTitleMe services running on AWS.

Veritone (SU4324) will show how aiWARE leverages AWS machine learning to empower media customers to generate actionable insights and solve real-world challenges quickly and efficiently.

Viaccess-Orca (SU9226) will present its secure E2E TV platform for OTT, IPTV and broadcast, including API integration with AWS Elemental MediaPackage for CMAF and Multi-DRM solutions.

Content Distribution

Amagi (SU5002) will demonstrate Amagi CLOUDPORT for cloud playout with AWS Elemental MediaLive, and Amagi THUNDERSTORM on AWS for dynamic ad insertion.

castLabs (SU10712) will demonstrate low-latency live streaming using PRESTOplay video players, and how to secure content using the DRMtoday multi-DRM licensing service running on AWS.

Friend MTS (SU8921) shows its Distribution iD watermark service with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaLive, enabling content owners and broadcasters to identify the networks from which pirates are restreaming content.

StreamShark (SU11414) presents its Encoder Management solution to automate control of AWS Elemental Live across intranets and the internet via remote configuration, control, and turnkey live streaming to StreamShark and social destinations.

Touchstream‘s (SU11612) live demo includes StreamCAM, OTT ABR active live stream monitoring, and StreamE2E featuring cost-effective end-to-end monitoring that integrates any external data source.

Unified Streaming (SU9921) will show how to monetize live streams by inserting or replacing ads using Unified Origin and AWS Elemental MediaTailor through manifest manipulation.

Zype (SU11312) will show playout, built on Amazon EC2, to create linear live streams from on-demand video content stored on Amazon S3 for distribution on vMVPDs and social media.

Partners in Panel Sessions at NAB

We invite customers to join AWS and our partners for these informative panel discussions at NAB:

Tuesday, April 9

  • Video Storytelling as a Service: How Cloud Helps Broadcasters Streamline and Become Go-to Digital Destinations
    • Time: 11:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m,
    • Location: N260
    • Broadcast leaders share how cloud-based technology can streamline newsroom workflow, quickly deliver and distribute digital content, and capture bigger audiences.
    • Moderator: John Clark, Executive Director, NAB PILOT Program.
    • Panelists:
      • Matt Monahan, Head of Product, ARC Publishing – The Washington Post
      • Catherine Badalamente, Vice President, Digital Media – Graham Media Group
      • Alex Dunlap, General Manager of AWS Elemental – Amazon Web Services

Wednesday, April 10

  • Cross Platform Addressable Advertising – Today’s Opportunity
    • Time: 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Location: SU6524
    • Moderator: Bryan McGuirk, CRO – Crystal
    • Panelists:
      • Bruce Anderson, COO and Global CTO – Invidi Technologies Corporation
      • Zeev Neumeier, Founder and SVP of Product, Inscape – VIZIO
      • Alex Zhang, Principal Product Manager – AWS Elemental
Brandon Zupancic

Brandon Zupancic

Brandon leads global partner marketing for technology and consulting vendors which have built media solutions on AWS, and which businesses may use to deliver video to their customers and internal clients.