AWS for M&E Blog

Category: Broadcast

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Expanding support for KLV metadata processing across AWS Media Services and AWS Elemental Appliances & Software

AWS is pleased to announce expanded feature support for Key-Length-Value (KLV) metadata processing in AWS Media Services and AWS Elemental Appliances & Software. While KLV has long been supported in AWS Elemental products and services, we’ve recently added new ways to carry KLV information in video workflows. If you are not already familiar with KLV, […]

AWS Partners showcase how the cloud is transforming the media & entertainment industry at IBC 2023

Take your business to the next level with the help of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and AWS Partners as they demonstrate new solutions for media and entertainment built on AWS at IBC 2023. From 15 to 18 September at the RAI: Amsterdam, learn more about these media and entertainment solutions designed to simplify how industry […]

AWS to showcase transformative M&E cloud solutions at IBC 2023

Demonstrations, customer presentations, and a variety of panel discussions illustrate the power of the cloud in creating, delivering, and monetizing compelling content experiences As professionals across the global media and entertainment (M&E) industry prepare for the annual International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2023 in Amsterdam September 15–18, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is unveiling an exciting lineup […]

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Remote sports commentary made easy with Spalk and AWS

This blog was coauthored by Michael Prendergast, CTO and Co-Founder, Spalk. Introduction A compelling sports broadcast is built on storytelling and commentators are the guides to these stories, helping viewers experience the narratives playing out on screen. Only recently have commentators enjoyed the flexibility of working remotely, allowing them to broadcast for leagues around the world […]

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Live streaming from specialized live cameras and drones using RTMP to Amazon IVS

Introduction RTMP stands for Real-Time Messaging Protocol. It’s a live video streaming technology that lets you transfer data over the internet and is a widely used protocol for streaming video. Customers may want to create interactive experiences with video originating from specialized live cameras or drones that do not support RTMP streaming. A workaround is […]

Multi-language automatic captions and audio dubbing made possible for live events with AWS Media Services and SyncWords

This post was co-authored by Giovanni Galvez, VP of Business Development and Strategy, SyncWords. Introduction Adding captions to live streaming events is not something new to the industry. There are well-established workflows to add captions to video feeds by using specialized hardware encoders to embed the captions. These workflows can create challenges for live event […]

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Resilient video encoding across multiple AWS regions

The need for resilient technology workloads transcends all industries. It is particularly important for the media and entertainment (M&E) industry because disruption of media workloads may lead to customer churn or brand tarnish. A misunderstanding of resilience as a concept can lead to workloads that may not have resilient architecture or workloads that are over-engineered. […]

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AWS supports multi-partner interoperability workshop as part of the Live Cloud Production Initiative

In April 2022, AWS introduced the Live Cloud Production Initiative (formerly known as the Virtual Live Remote Production Initiative) to bridge technology gaps and expand our broadcast solution portfolio in collaboration with AWS partners. The aim is to deliver outcomes that benefit our current and future partners, customers, and the M&E community. Because of the […]

How FOX teamed up with AWS for AI-powered highlights

Groundbreaking Recap Feature, Catch Up With Highlights, Built with Amazon Media Replay Engine (MRE) With the digitization and continued advancement of broadcast delivery technology, sports fans have come to expect a dynamic viewing experience. Whether streaming a game live or recording to view on-demand, audiences are increasingly looking for standout elements in the coverage of […]

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Snap’s Camera Kit streamlines the development process for creating AR enhanced live streaming experiences through an Amazon IVS integration

A new Amazon IVS integration makes it possible to enhance live streaming experiences with Snap AR Augmented reality (AR) is transforming modern communication, with over 250 million Snapchatters using augmented reality to communicate with their friends every day on average. Even more telling, around 75 percent of the global population and nearly all smartphone users […]