AWS Media Blog

Category: Supply Chain & Archive

How Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval can simplify your content library supply chain

Media organizations around the world use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to store extensive content libraries because it allows them to scale resources to meet fluctuating needs and optimize storage cost. At re:Invent 2021, AWS launched the Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval archive storage class that delivers the lowest cost storage for long-lived, rarely […]

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re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

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Newly announced Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class—the lowest cost archive storage with milliseconds retrieval

Introduced at re:Invent 2021, Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval is a new Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Glacier storage class that provides cloud archival storage with milliseconds retrieval for media workloads. It is a cost-effective storage option for infrequently accessed media files that can be quickly retrieved when needed. Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval […]

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Moving media workflows to the cloud: Your journey, your way

This blog was co-authored by Tom Rosenstein (EditShare / VP Business Development), Raul Vecchione (Sr. Partner S.A. / AWS)   Moving to the cloud is a big decision. Wouldn’t it be great if you could do it gradually, trying it out without having to commit everything to a dramatically different way of working? We get it […]

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[Updated 11/23] AWS for M&E Demo Showcase

With the announcement that the in-person IBC 2021 event is canceled, AWS will hold an AWS for M&E Demo Showcase December 6 – 10, 2021. The showcase features demonstrations to help companies reinvent how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. AWS for M&E […]

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Simplify configuration and increase video quality with new automatic encoder modes from AWS

If your business is encoding and delivering video, your primary goal is to make sure the video you distribute looks great for many types of source content. To achieve high video quality, video encoders need to use the best settings with inputs that have different content complexities, genres, and bandwidth constraints. Configuring settings can be […]

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Real-Time Streaming Protocol now supported in AWS Elemental Live

Streaming media updates Like many technologies, video streaming protocols have evolved over decades to provide greater performance, reliability, and efficiency. Modern video technology plays an important part in elevating the viewing experience, and the same can be said about how a video architecture is designed and implemented. In some cases, legacy protocols can be adapted […]

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Analyzing media files using ffprobe in AWS Lambda

Description Managing an ever-changing movie library can be difficult, and many assets can be added in a very short period of time. When dealing with a large number of video assets, it is very efficient to use a NoSQL database that provides centralized access to asset details like title, location, and metadata. Amazon DynamoDB—a fully […]

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PGA TOUR tees up with AWS to reimagine the fan experience

With every major event, professional sports leagues continue to transform the fan experience using a range of technological advancements, from artificial intelligence (AI) to machine learning (ML) and analytics. Looking to boost fan engagement and streamline its video production and delivery workflow, the PGA TOUR (TOUR) recently enlisted Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its official […]

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[Updated 11/17] Your guide to media and entertainment at re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop […]

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