AWS Media Blog

Category: Learning Levels

The transformation of live event streaming with AWS Elemental Link

Authored by Brian Lisi, CEO, iOiO. 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 this post. iOiO provides automated solutions for creating end-to-end video workflows by productizing the power of AWS Media Services and cloud scalability. With over 12 years […]

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Sentech Distributing Media Content Globally

Sentech provides broadcast transmission services for all television and radio stations in South Africa. Using AWS services, including AWS Media Services, Sentech delivers live and on-demand video to hundreds of domestic and international customers. Watch their customer success story and learn how AWS helped Sentech drastically reduce the time and cost required to test new […]

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Monitoring AWS Elemental MediaStore with Amazon CloudWatch metrics

Many customers have built live streaming workflows using AWS Elemental MediaStore as a high performant live video origin in the cloud. For example, FOX recently used MediaStore as a low latency origin for its AWS-enabled production workflow for Super Bowl LIV. In a previous blog post, I explained how to use MediaStore access logs to […]

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Benfica Play UI on a phone, desktop computer and tablet

Launching a Full-Featured VOD Platform in Just Four Weeks

Established in 1904, SL Benfica is the reigning champion of the Portuguese League (Primeira League). The club also boasts the most overall titles of any Portuguese football club. SL Benfica recently became the first football club in the country with its own digital video platform. Engaging Global Fans With a 240,000 strong fan club, SL […]

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Tutorial: Creating CMAF Outputs with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

The Common Media Application Format (CMAF) standard has quickly gained adoption across the ecosystem of media technologies and playback devices. By enabling a single file format to store, process, and deliver video streams to both HLS and DASH clients using fMP4 segments, CMAF can increase efficiency and reduce complexity and cost for live and on-demand […]

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Learn More: M&E Chalk Talk Presentations from AWS re:Invent 2019

re:Invent Chalk Talks are a highly interactive content format, beginning with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by a 45- or 50-minute Q&A session with the audience. While these sessions are not recorded, we wanted to share the decks with you as they contain valuable technical details. If there are any topics […]

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Securing Studio IP in AWS: Cloud-based VFX Project Management with Autodesk Shotgun

In this blog post, we walk you through the architecture of Autodesk Shotgun Private Cloud, a cloud-based VFX Project Management application running on AWS. Autodesk Shotgun simplifies creative project management and unifies visual effects (VFX), animation, and games teams of all sizes. Shotgun is a scalable on-demand platform that can support just a few users […]

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How the Golden Globes ensures 100% site uptime for its biggest days thanks to APN Partner Metal Toad

For high-profile events like award shows, sports, or breaking news, broadcasters and rights holders cannot afford any downtime when all eyes are watching. Around the world, these companies trust AWS when it matters most because of our experience with some of the most high-profile events, including the Super Bowl, the Olympics, the World Cup, the IPL […]

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[Updated 1/3] M&E Releases and Launches from re:Invent 2019

With more than 75 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent 2019, we wanted to be sure you knew about those most relevant for media workloads. Below you can watch Ben Masek, Global Business Development Lead, Worldwide M&E, give an overview of what was launched. Overall, we saw three big themes for M&E […]

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Thursday, December 5: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 11:30am – 12:30pm STP206 – Building the future of writing with AWS Lambda at MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 309 (Session) AIM232 – Media discovery and compliance with Amazon Rekognition at Mirage, Events Center B1 Blue (Session) 12:15 – 1:15pm AIM313-R1 – Customize […]

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