AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

AWS Partners accelerate content creation in the cloud with Amazon Nimble Studio

Creative studios face a number of challenges, from hiring local artists to scaling up (and down) to meet fluctuations in project demand. Artistic talent is critical for a creative studio, and finding local talent is increasingly difficult due to the explosion in demand for digital content creation. Studios now depend on hiring artists working remotely. […]

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Using SMPTE 2022-7 with AWS Elemental Live

A growing trend in media production and broadcasting is the migration of video transport from dedicated infrastructure like SDI onto general-purpose IP networks. Factors driving this movement include the increasing capability of commodity networking equipment. Hardware vendors are producing 10, 25 and even 100-Gbit Ethernet hardware at volume, resulting in lower equipment costs. Broadcasters and […]

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AWS Elemental Link features for building flexible and cost-efficient live streaming platforms

Introduction Media & Entertainment (M&E) workloads are rapidly evolving to take advantage of hybrid and native cloud architectures. With the increased reliability of public IP-based networks, and the adoption of efficient video codecs like HEVC, the transport of broadcast-grade live event contribution over public IP-based networks is fast replacing rigid and expensive distribution methods of […]

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How-To: Transfer an AWS Elemental Link between AWS Accounts (part 1)

This post is part of a series AWS Elemental Link features for building flexible and cost-efficient live streaming platforms Part 1 How-To: Transfer an AWS Elemental Link between AWS Accounts (this post) Part 2 How-To: Transfer AWS Elemental Link between AWS Regions  Part 3 How-To: Create multiple MediaLive inputs using the same AWS Elemental Link  […]

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How-To: Transfer AWS Elemental Link between AWS Regions (part 2)

This post is part of a series AWS Elemental Link features for building flexible and cost-efficient live streaming platforms Part 1 How-To: Transfer an AWS Elemental Link between AWS Accounts  Part 2 How-To: Transfer AWS Elemental Link between AWS Regions (this post) Part 3 How-To: Create multiple MediaLive inputs using the same AWS Elemental Link  […]

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How-To: Create multiple MediaLive inputs using the same AWS Elemental Link (part 3)

This post is part of a series AWS Elemental Link features for building flexible and cost-efficient live streaming platforms Part 1 How-To: Transfer an AWS Elemental Link between AWS Accounts  Part 2 How-To: Transfer AWS Elemental Link between AWS Regions  Part 3 How-To: Create multiple MediaLive inputs using the same AWS Elemental Link (this post)  […]

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BookTix takes live performances from on-stage to online with AWS

Putting together a live performance of any scale is a complex process with many moving parts, from securing and preparing the venue, performers, set, and dressings to attracting an audience and managing ticket sales. Until recently, the ticketing process for these events has either been through digital solutions or arduous manual approaches. The co-founders of […]

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Enhance your live stream with HTML5 motion graphics

Adding HTML5 graphic elements to live content has become a popular method to enhance linear broadcasts. This popularity is largely due to the ease of creation. Because these graphical elements are built using standard web technologies, content creators no longer need to use proprietary authoring or rendering tools. Common use cases include adding scoreboards and […]

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Getting started with SRT inputs in AWS Elemental Live

What is SRT? Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) is an open source video transport protocol, originally developed by Haivision, that optimizes video streaming performance. It includes a technology package and protocol that connect two endpoints to deliver low latency video across unreliable networks. It is designed to deliver superior video quality over unreliable networks and survive minor network […]

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Streamly puts live event audiences in the director’s chair with AWS

Startup delivers multi-view streaming service for concerts, corporate events, and other live productions with help from AWS Elemental Link and AWS Elemental Media Services     Whether binge-watching a new series, catching a baseball game live or tuning into an online event, modern audiences favor personalized viewing experiences. In tune with this trend, UK-based media […]

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