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AWS partner demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand 5.C80 at the RAI Exhibition Centre from September 14 to 18, with additional partners showcasing media workflows using AWS services on their stands.

Featured Partners in the AWS Stand

See demonstrations of AWS-enabled solutions for content creation, content production, content delivery, and machine learning from a dozen AWS technology and consulting partners in Stand 5.C80.

BuyDRM’s KeyOSTM multi-DRM platform enables studios, networks, broadcasters and OTT operators to securely deploy studio-approved DRM services and solutions which address the needs of today’s mobile and fragmented global audience.

Elevate, from Espial, is a multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS) video platform allowing pay TV operators to manage, deliver, and monetize compelling video experiences.

The GrayMeta Platform offers the freedom to extract, create, curate and store intelligent metadata – making assets more searchable, across more applications, and turning hidden data into actionable information.

InPlayer’s monetization platform enables content owners to sell media assets directly to customers via the Amazon Marketplace on a pay-per-view or subscription basis.

Mediasmiths helps media companies deliver the benefits of cloud technologies by creating bespoke software solutions and integrations that provide flexibility, scalability, and value.

Piksel’s Fuse Metadata Manager lets customers manage complex workflows and consolidate a highly accurate view across content processing, ingest, catalogue management, presentation, and publishing workflows.

StreamShark’s Encoder Management enables low-touch remote configuration and control of video processing for exceptional live streaming to the StreamShark platform and re-streaming to social destinations.

UI Centric designs and develops technology for interactive playback of streaming video with ultra-high-quality user experiences on virtually any connected platform.

aiWARE from Veritone leverages AWS machine learning to empower media customers to generate actionable insights and solve real-world challenges quickly and efficiently.

Veset Nimbus and Veset Altos are software-as-a-service modules that allow content owners to originate TV channels without the need for upfront investment and long-term commitment.

Veygo’s OTT multiscreen user experience solution helps customers deliver end-to-end video workflows with multi-DRM, real time QoS, and consumer behavior analytics.

Additional AWS Technology Partner Demonstrations

Find a number of other technology partners demonstrating media solutions powered by AWS at IBC.

Content Creation

Dolby Laboratories (2.A11) demonstrations will include live 4K Dolby Vision and HDR10 encoded outputs from AWS Elemental Live.

Machine Learning

Accedo (14.E10) will demonstrate how the Accedo One platform uses Amazon Rekognition to enable customers to dynamically create, test, and adapt artwork to deliver highly personalized video experiences in a granular, yet scalable way.

Media Supply Chain

Cantemo (7.D67) will showcase its hybrid cloud media management platform, iconic, with Cantemo Portal and using Amazon Rekognition for image and video analysis, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) for storage, and AWS Elemental MediaConvert for video content transcoding.’s Rapid Migrate Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) will be part of an AWS demo with Levels Beyond’s Reach Engine to show how customers can mass-migrate assets to Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) or Amazon Glacier.

Evertz (1.D31) will demonstrate their Mediator-X Media Asset Management, OvertureRT-Live transmission playout automation, and Render-X running on AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

Insys Video Technologies (9.LP3) will highlight nPVR functionality using InsysPLAY and InsysGO end-to-end OTT platforms with the AWS Elemental Media Services and AWS Elemental Delta, as well as machine learning powered by Amazon Rekognition.

Levels Beyond will be included in an AWS demo showing how customers can use Reach Engine and Rapid Migrate from Cloudfirst with Amazon Rekognition, Amazon Transcribe, AWS Elemental MediaConvert, and AWS IoT Core to enhance a media workflow by creating clips, chapter markers, and metadata.

SDVI (14.A10) will demonstrate the latest enhancements to the Rally Supply Chain Management platform, including Rally Gateway and Access, fully integrated with AWS Elemental MediaConvert, Amazon Rekognition, and Amazon Transcribe.

The SpotX (14.B35) ad serving platform will be included in an AWS demonstration of server-side ad insertion (SSAI), which enables media customers to apply granular ad selection and transcoding using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaTailor.

Vidispine (3.B38) will demonstrate how customers can use the Vidinet media service platform on AWS to spin up fully managed private instances of the Vidispine API and to extend the API to instantly scale media services, including AWS Elemental MediaConvert.

Content Distribution

Amagi (2.B19) will demonstrate cloud-broadcast playout services using AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage.

Anevia (5.B66) will show a low-latency live streaming video workflow with contribution from the Genova encoder delivering CMAF chunked transfer to AWS Elemental MediaStore with delivery using Amazon CloudFront.

Axinom (14.F17) will describe an API integration between the Axinom DRM and AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaPackage to protect premium content.

Bitmovin’s (14.G09) Video Player will be featured in an AWS demo of MPEG-DASH playback of personalized advertising with AWS Elemental MediaTailor.

castLabs (14.A14) will showcase content protection using the DRMtoday multi-DRM licensing service running on AWS, and AWS will include the PRESTOplay video player for HTML5 and MPEG-DASH playback as part of a low-latency live streaming video demonstration.

Crystal (2.C15) will demonstrate how customers can use Crystal Connect and AWS Elemental MediaTailor to insert ads into a live TV broadcast that does not contain any commercial break markers.

Dell EMC (7.C39) will host a demonstration of cloud DVR (CDVR) capabilities using the Dell EMC Isilon scale-out NAS with the InsysPLAY OTT platform from Insys Video Technologies (9.LP3) and AWS Elemental Server.

EditShare (7.A35) will describe use of their XStream EFS with AWS Elemental Server in on-premises file-based workflows.

EZDRM (14.A03) will demonstrate how to quickly deploy their multi-DRM solution with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaLive.

NexPlayer’s (14.H15) video player will be included in the AWS low latency demonstration with playback of live HTML5 and HLS content originated from AWS Elemental MediaStore and delivered using Amazon CloudFront.

Object Matrix (6.C28) will demonstrate how its hybrid cloud storage architecture with AWS Elemental Server enables customers to build flexible and cost-effective storage solutions that utilize on premises infrastructure, whilst benefiting from the elasticity of the cloud.

THEOplayer’s (14.D01) Universal Video Player will be included in AWS’ low latency demonstration for playback of HTML5, MPEG-DASH, and HLS content originated from AWS Elemental MediaStore and delivered via Amazon CloudFront.

Venera Technologies (7.A34) will show how customers can use the Venera Quasar service to seamlessly ingest, process, and deliver content with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and Amazon CloudFront with minimal user intervention.

Verimatrix (5.A59) will feature Verimatrix RightsConnex, running on AWS and integrated with AWS Elemental Media Services, to enable automated bi-directional workflows, content encryption from origination to consumption, policy enforcement, and upstream usage reporting.

Videon (9.LP9) will be part of an AWS demo showing live contribution from a Videon Shavano encoder with chunked transfer to AWS Elemental MediaStore and content delivery using Amazon CloudFront.

AWS Partner Networking Receptions

And finally, several members of the AWS Partner Network and AWS Elemental Technology Partner program will host networking receptions at IBC. On behalf of these technology partners, we invite you to visit their stand for an invitation to their reception.

Friday, 14 September

NexPlayer (14.H15)

Object Matrix (6.C28)

Saturday, 15 September

Amagi (2.B19)

Dalet (8.B77)

Friend MTS (1.A58)

Sunday, 16 September

Accedo (14.E10)

Monday, 17 September

castLabs (14.A14)

Crystal (2.C15)

Schedule a meeting with us to see AWS and partner demonstrations and to learn about advanced cloud-based media services that support content creation, content distribution, and access to a rich media supply chain. From the Royal Wedding to Formula 1 and the record-shattering Indian Premier League finals, discover how media customers innovate with reliable cloud services in AWS Stand 5.C80.

We look forward to seeing you!

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.