AWS Media Blog

Category: Compute

re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

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San Francisco Opera makes beautiful music with Elk LIVE, AWS edge computing, and 5G

Demonstration shows the power of AWS edge computing for a distributed performance Music is built on a framework of time. To maintain the beat, tempo, swing, groove, and storyline, musicians depend on reliable and consistent timing. Opera is one of the most precise artforms in the music world and relies on ultra-low latencies for real-time […]

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Enterprise scale, security, and cost savings for creative workstations on AWS

In our second installment of Edit in the Cloud series, we covered getting started with virtual workstations powered by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)—a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud—to meet the needs of creative workloads (for example, Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve) for media and entertainment (M&E). In this […]

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Case Study: BurdaForward prevents overprovisioning and delivers cost transparency on AWS

Digital publisher BurdaForward, an arm of Hubert Burda Media, is an online publisher with 800 employees and locations in eight German cities. Its brands include the Focus Online News portal, Digital Tech Site Chip.de, Lifestyle Magazine Bunte.de and many others, reaching more than 21 million unique users each month. BurdaForward sought to update its infrastructure […]

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Case Study: Discovery cuts playout cost by 61% and accelerates growth and innovation on AWS

Discovery, a global media company that delivers more than 8,000 hours of original programming in nearly 50 languages to 220 countries and territories each year, needed to innovate its playout system infrastructure. The cost and time required to upkeep the company’s on-premises software made it difficult to grow and innovate. Discovery reduced its on-premises server […]

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AWS Partners use AWS CDI to interoperate with the highest-quality live video

Momentum for live production in the cloud has grown, accelerated by an unprecedented demand for remote workflows in 2020 and 2021. For the live production community to fully realize the benefits and scalability of the cloud, however, there are challenges to overcome. One such barrier today is that a large majority of standard tasks – […]

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Case Study: Wynk Music reduces costs and time-to-market using AWS

Wynk Music is an audio streaming service under the Airtel Digital brand in India, with 72 million monthly active users. Wynk generates about 4 TB of data a day, including data around how long users are listening and what users are listening to, which soon led to complex data infrastructure and soaring compute costs. Using […]

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Case Study: Radio Television Brunei launches RTBGo in two months with IPSB 

Radio Television Brunei (RTB) delivers content through streaming and on-demand video, podcasts, radio networks, and satellite television channels. RTB wanted to launch a new streaming internet platform, RTBGo, to broadcast television and radio programs, as well as on-demand entertainment and education videos and podcasts. Working with IPSB, an AWS Select Technology Partner and an AWS Public Sector […]

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How Accedo and AWS enabled the HPA to create, process, and distribute production-quality movies remotely

Authored by Shawn Zeng, Solutions Director in Global Solutions, Accedo, and Raul Vecchione (Amazon Web Services). 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.   As media workflows continue to enable remote collaboration, the cloud becomes the […]

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Case Study: Kiswe sets world record for the largest live streaming ticketed concert with AWS

Kiswe delivers ticketed digital experiences for live concerts and sporting events to global audiences. As a startup, Kiswe wanted to provide content rights owners with a turnkey event solution that delivers interactive live streamed experiences to their audiences, built with reliability, security, low latency, and elasticity to scale from small private events to the largest […]

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