AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

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Inserting SCTE Markers with AWS Elemental MediaLive for Ad Insertion

In this tutorial posted on GitHub, we show you how to insert SCTE markers using AWS Elemental MediaLive’s Python SDK and then insert ads into your live video stream using AWS Elemental MediaTailor. To get started, you will spin up a MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage channel using the AWS Media Services simple live workflow […]

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Updates for Media2Cloud: Increased control, SageMaker Ground Truth integration, and more partner support

THE PROBLEM WITH VIDEO INGEST Let me start by saying I hate the word “ingest” in the context of video workflow.  The word is much better suited to the common definition of absorbing food and drink.  Candidly, if the process is not well managed for video, the outcome can be very similar.  Ingest is often […]

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AWS Media Services Learning Path

Guest Post by Susan Holmes, Technical Curriculum Developer – AWS Training & Certification Want to learn how to create professional quality media experiences? Want to help your organization deliver live and on-demand video processing, storage and monetization workflows in the AWS Cloud using AWS Media Services? AWS Training and Certification offers a Media Services Learning […]

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Your Call Football delivers real time, interactive sports experience with Mission and AWS

Your Call Football offers a wholly unique football experience where fans get to call plays in real time, then see them run on the field by real players. Given the inherent nature of the application, Your Call Football needed an infrastructure that could handle bursts of traffic from 100,000 concurrent users during the three hours each […]

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FANtastic. Engaging. AWSome.

AWS Media & Entertainment Symposium 2019, Kings Place, London, 27th June At twice the scale of previous years, and with a superb new venue and hands-on AWS technology tracks, the 2019 edition of the AWS UK Media & Entertainment Symposium brought together a wide array of industry tech pioneers. Attendees and presenters explored the thinking, […]

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Milk VFX: Getting the Drift of Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 10. It’s a truism that filmmaking and water don’t mix. The malfunctioning mechanical shark on Jaws, the aquatic heart of darkness that was James Cameron’s The Abyss, or the now legendary nightmare of Waterworld – if you’re shooting on or around water, you’re asking for it. Luckily, we […]

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AWS at IBC 2019

To help media companies across the world create faster, produce anywhere, and deliver everywhere, Amazon Web Services will demonstrate advances in content creation, distribution, media supply chain, technology innovation, artificial intelligence & machine learning, and personalization and monetization during the IBC Show 2019, Sept. 13 – 17, stand 5.C80, RAI Amsterdam. Following is an overview […]

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Lower Latency with AWS Elemental MediaStore Chunked Object Transfer

Reducing the latency of live streams provides a better experience for audiences, and in some cases, is essential to the core of what the live stream application is providing. For live sports, you want to make sure the viewers get to see the action with as little delay as possible. For gaming, auctions, and other […]

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AWS Supercharges Conductor's Render Scalability

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Supercharges Conductor’s Render Scalability

Authored by Chris Bond – Founder, Thinkbox Software and Director Product Management, EC2 Artists and technologists working to create compelling content for visual effects (VFX) and animation projects are exploring cloud-based rendering if it isn’t already part of their workflow. Conductor is a secure, cloud-based service that studios can leverage to offload rendering and simulation […]

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Monitor Performance with AWS Elemental MediaStore HTTP Access Logs

AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. To monitor ingest and egress for MediaStore, pipeline access logs provide detailed records for requests that are made for any object stored in a MediaStore container. This information […]

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