AWS Media Blog

Category: Industries

Spiritland Productions livestreams dynamic sonic concerts with AWS and Dolby technology

The popularity of live music festivals and concerts has swelled in recent years, with the UK leading the charts for a country with the most music festivals. The artistry, visual spectacle, and energy of the crowd remain a draw, but with COVID-19, the live concert industry came to a halt, with large gatherings no longer […]

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Media intelligence just got smarter: new Media2Cloud partners announced

Media Intelligence Just Got Smarter “Big things have small beginnings.” This is a quote from Michael Fassbender who played the android David in Prometheus 2012. David was staring at a tiny drop of goo that held an incredible transformative power. I find myself thinking about this quote a lot as I hear more customer success […]

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Automate broadcast video monitoring using machine learning on AWS  

Monitoring service providers for broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) livestreams perform a large number of quality checks. These range from low-level signal errors to high-level issues like content errors. Traditional live media analyzer software focus on quality checks at the signal level, such as the ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 1 and 2 checks. Higher-level quality checks, such as […]

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‘Time to Change’: EMEA M&E Symposium discusses the pace of change

It is customary to start a blog such as this, one that looks broadly across the Media industry in the EMEA region, to get quickly to the word ‘transformation.’ Before I do, I want to describe the objectives for this latest online version of a multi-year series of events that Amazon Web Services (AWS) holds […]

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Part 3: Simplifying with NMOS

This multi-post series is a dive deep into the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2110 suite of standards. The series explores the reasons customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices to use AWS Elemental […]

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Part 1: Background and key benefits of SMPTE ST 2110 on AWS Elemental Live

This multi-post series is a dive deep into the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2110 suite of standards. The series explores the reasons customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices to use AWS […]

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MovieLabs releases the evolution of media creation, a vision of content production in 2030

MovieLabs and its member studios (Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Pictures and Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment) have published a white paper laying out a vision for the future of media creation technology some 10 years into the future. From the executive summary: Within this document, MovieLabs and its member studios have […]

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