AWS Media Blog

Category: Broadcast

Distribute low-latency broadcast content in AWS using JPEG XS and AWS CDI

Introduction Live production workflows are one of the most demanding workloads for broadcasters. Broadcasters require low latency, agility, scalability, and reliability to deliver live content like news and sporting events to consumers. Amazon Web Services (AWS) developed the AWS Cloud Digital Interface (CDI) SDK as an open-source project to help the media and entertainment industry with […]

Headless Content Management: Why does it matter in digital publishing?

The demand for Headless Content Management Systems (CMS) has grown steadily over the past five years and the trend is expected to continue. According to Future Marketing Insights, the 2022 market for headless CMS was $605 million and will grow to approximately $3.8 billion by 2032. A traditional CMS like WordPress or Drupal is a […]

AWS for M&E at re:Invent 2022

Each year, professionals from the global cloud community converge at the annual AWS re:Invent conference to attend inspirational keynotes and panels, in-depth learning sessions, and network with industry colleagues and leaders. This year proves no exception as re:Invent returns to Las Vegas, NV November 28 – December 2 in full force. With the transformative technology […]

See how FOX uses AWS solutions at scale to pioneer live and on-demand content delivery

FOX Corporation (FOX) produces and distributes news, sports, and entertainment content. Millions of viewers engage with content from FOX through its broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) platforms. FOX pioneers live and on-demand media content delivery and production using cloud-based solutions including: storage, compute, machine learning (ML), media solutions, and databases from Amazon Web Services (AWS). After […]

Netflix builds a studio on AWS that lets global artists seamlessly collaborate, and create, remotely

Netflix is one of the world’s leading entertainment services, with 223 million paid memberships in more than 190 countries. It delivers TV series, documentaries, feature films, and mobile games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Netflix relies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help it innovate with speed and consistently deliver best-in-class entertainment. […]

PBS drives its mission of being a trusted window to the world on AWS

The mission of PBS is to serve the American public with trusted programming and resources that educate, entertain, and inspire, and provide a diversity of perspectives. The publicly funded, nonprofit public broadcaster and television program distributor was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. It has over 330 member stations and reaches 100 […]

Using NDI for video switching and routing in AWS

Network Device Interface (NDI) is a royalty-free standard developed to facilitate near real-time and ultra-low latency video communication over internet protocol (IP) in a frame-accurate manner without compromising quality. This technology is a bidirectional standard that allows video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP and to encode, transmit, and receive multiple […]

Near real-time notifications for AWS Media Services

A real-time live video workflow doesn’t offer second chances. The stakes are high, especially during marquee events that gather millions of viewers, so it is important to be able to react quickly and effectively to any potential issues affecting a live stream. This blog post details how to set up near real-time notifications on system […]

Getting optimal video quality using AWS Elemental Statmux: A content-aware approach

If you are a content or service provider delivering video over fixed bandwidth infrastructure (such as satellite, cable, or terrestrial networks), you continuously look for ways to fit as many programs as possible in your statistical multiplexing (statmux) system without compromising the video experience delivered to customers. Statmux, which has been in use for over […]

AWS IBC 2022 Showcase Theater explores real-world solutions to Media & Entertainment industry challenges

Full-day event highlights how AWS customers are using the cloud to turn possibilities into realities Heading into this year’s International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is unveiling the speaker line-up for its all-day takeover of the IBC Showcase Theater. The event takes place in the RAI, Hall 12 on Saturday, September […]