AWS Media Blog

Category: Broadcast

Listen now: Top media and entertainment use cases and purpose-built AWS Solutions on Right Now at AWS

Change is underway in media and entertainment. Content producers want to create from any location, seamlessly collaborating across the world. The ability to reduce manual effort from content analysis workflows with AI / ML solutions is saving time and money, while also providing new revenue opportunities. Hear about the purpose-built AWS Services and Solutions customers […]

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Registration reminder: AWS for Media & Entertainment Virtual Symposium

  With rapid changes and transformation occurring across the media and entertainment industry, companies are reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across platforms. Join AWS experts and customers for a virtual event exploring the latest services, solutions, and innovations for media and entertainment across content production; media supply […]

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Register now: AWS for Media & Entertainment Virtual Symposium

  Join AWS experts and partners on June 23, 2021 for a virtual event exploring the latest services, solutions, and innovations for media and entertainment. Learn about the trends and technologies that are changing the way media is created, delivered, and experienced. Review the sessions below and register to hear about industry insights and actionable […]

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Live IP video closed captioning moves into the cloud with EEG and AWS CDI

For modern audiences, it’s hard to remember a time when closed captioning wasn’t a standard menu option. Across the US and much of the world, accessibility to the essential service became a government mandate via legislation set in the 1990s. Since then, encoding and decoding technology for closed captioning has advanced, but its evolution has […]

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The evolution of broadcast cloud playout

This post is co-authored by Martin Whittaker – Technical Product Director, Evertz, Aekta Joshi – Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Architect – AWS ProServe M&E, and Mark Stephens, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS. 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 […]

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Case Study: ITV scales and reduces costs by using Amazon EKS on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

ITV, an integrated producer-broadcaster and the largest commercial television network in the UK, experienced a surge in viewership during the pandemic. At the same time, advertisers were being cautious with their spending. ITV needed a way to continue offering the same high-quality services to a larger volume of end users while optimizing costs to decreased […]

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AWS for Media & Entertainment – Helping customers reinvent the industry with purpose-built services, solutions, and partners

Media and entertainment customers face industry-wide transformation, with companies reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. Industry leaders such as Netflix, FORMULA 1, Discovery, and Disney use the cloud to pioneer new ways to entertain—launching new streaming services, expanding their content catalogs, […]

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Part 3 – Streaming video to AWS Elemental MediaConnect using Zixi SDK

Introduction In part 1 of this 3-part series, we demonstrated how to install and configure Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio and Zixi SDK for AWS Elemental MediaConnect (Zixi-MediaConnect) Feeder on a local system, create an MediaConnect flow, and stream a local VOD asset to end-user mobile devices. In part 2, we demonstrated how to configure […]

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Part 2 – Streaming video to AWS Elemental MediaConnect using Zixi SDK

Introduction Video-on-demand (VOD) assets can be streamed to end-user mobile devices by using a local encoder, AWS Elemental MediaConnect (EMX) service, and Zixi Player. In Part 1 of this blog series, we demonstrated how to install and configure Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio and Zixi SDK for AWS Elemental MediaConnect (Zixi-MediaConnect) Feeder on a local […]

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Part 1 – Streaming video to AWS Elemental MediaConnect using Zixi SDK

Introduction This is the first in a 3-part blog series that explores ways to bring on-premises video contribution to the AWS Cloud using AWS Elemental MediaConnect with the Zixi protocol for secure, reliable, and scalable streaming. Using Zixi SDK for AWS Elemental MediaConnect (we refer to this as Zixi-MediaConnect), we can broadcast by encapsulating a […]

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