AWS Media Blog

Category: Direct-to-Consumer & Streaming

Processing multilingual track content using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

With the advent of over-the-top (OTT) platforms, users expect to consume content in their native language or language of choice, regardless of the content’s origin. It is therefore imperative for a platform to ingest multi-track audio in source format and convert it to the required output profile with all the original tracks intact. In this […]

The Quortex approach to live streaming with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

This blog was co-authored by Zavisa Bjelogrlic, Senior Partner Solution Architect AWS, Jérôme Viéron, CTO, Quortex, Marc Baillavoine CEO, Quortex, and Vincent Marguerie, R&D manager at Synamedia Quortex. Introduction Amazon EC2 Spot Instances let you take advantage of unused EC2 capacity with a discount of up to a 90% compared to on-demand pricing. Spot Instances can […]

AWS Partner Datazoom integrates with AWS for real-time video analytics

This blog was co-authored with Diane Strutner from Datazoom. The media and entertainment industry is arriving at an important phase of streaming video deployment—observability and optimization. In order to achieve a fully optimized end-to-end video stack, it must be monitored and adjusted for trade-offs between performance and efficiency or profitability. The first goal is to […]

Leia Inc. and AWS Partner Insys VT build DRM solution with near real-time session checking

As a 3D-experience company, Leia Inc. (Leia) was set to launch beta testing for its latest offering, LeiaFlix, an application that can stream 2D video content in 3D to Lume Pad, Leia’s proprietary handheld tablet that comes equipped with 3D Lightfield display technology. While developing this application, the company wanted to offer a selection of […]

Event platform Voilà reimagines the live digital event experience in HD with Amazon IVS

Live event platform Voilà is built around high quality, interactive video streaming. Envisioned as an intuitive solution to deliver a premium and engaging live event experience digitally, it was used for more than 70 corporate events in the first nine months of 2022 and has continued gaining adoption. Able to stream 1080p video globally at […]

Back to basics: HTTP video streaming

Consumption of video content has transformed dramatically over the last two decades. Just 10 – 15 years ago, viewing of production content was inflexible and limited to a TV set connected to a satellite or terrestrial antenna or to a cable connection, generally through a set-top box (STB) receiver. In recent years, however, the ability […]

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 […]

Enhance and monetize media archives with AWS Data Migration Service

Introduction With streaming platforms becoming ubiquitous, media and entertainment companies are looking to differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace. They are seeking ways to preserve, rediscover, enhance, restore, and monetize their content libraries to offer them to consumers. In order to achieve this, it is recommended that media and entertainment companies migrate their entire content […]

Monetize audio-only content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Introduction This how-to blog post discusses how to monetize audio-only content such as podcasts and radio/talk shows on AWS by preparing the source for streaming with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and using Amazon CloudFront as a content delivery network (CDN) to deliver the content securely and with low latency. AWS Elemental MediaTailor is then used for […]

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 […]