AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Serverless fixity for digital preservation compliance

When The Digital Dilemma was published in 2007, Amazon had just started Amazon Web Services with the release of its AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the cloud. The industry was struggling with the short lifespan of digital tape formats, affordable disaster recovery, and technology refresh standards. Since that time, AWS has established itself as […]

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Fuji television realizes ultra-low latency video delivery of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup

Originally published on the AWS Japan Blog. Ultra-low latency distribution will bring a major change to internet video delivery for multiscreen devices and an improved user experience for user-generated content,” says Mr. Ito, Deputy General Manager, Technology Development Department, Fuji Television Engineering Bureau. “For the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup (FIVB2019), we set up an […]

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The Cloud Media Supply Chain Technology and Engineering Emmy Award® goes to…

… Discovery and FOX NE&O (Walt Disney Television), along with AWS and AWS partners SDVI Corporation and Evertz Technologies! With the 2020 awards season in full swing, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today released the much-anticipated list of Technology and Engineering Emmy Award recipients. Among those receiving the 71st Technology and […]

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Monetizing VOD assets using ad marker insertion

AWS Elemental MediaConvert lets you specify ad insertion points in your outputs. This capability is incredibly useful if your input video doesn’t contain ad markers (SCTE-35 markers) but you still need to monetize (or even black out) your content. A tutorial is available (as part of a larger AWS VOD workshop) on GitHub to demonstrate […]

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Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services to develop next generation football viewing experience

In the news: Bundesliga revolutionizes the football viewing experience with AWS

Germany’s Bundesliga has selected AWS as its official technology provider to offer more in-depth insight into live Bundesliga games and create new personalized fan experiences. Bundesliga will use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), analytics, compute, database, and storage services from AWS to deliver real-time statistics to predict plays and match outcomes, and recommend personalized experiences […]

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AWS Media Symposium Miami - February 13, 2020

[Updated 1/28] Register now – AWS Media Symposium & Workshops – Miami

Join AWS customers, partners and thought leaders for the AWS Media Symposium & Workshops in Miami, February 13, 2020. With both business and technical tracks, there’s something for everyone. Business leaders will hear from companies of all sizes about how they are using AWS services to increase agility, accelerate innovation, and perfect the customer experience […]

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Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

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Create a live streaming CloudWatch dashboard using AWS Elemental MediaStore access logs

Customers build live streaming video workflows using AWS Elemental MediaStore as a high performant live video origin in the cloud. But when it comes to monitoring live video streams, customers can find it a little challenging to create an Amazon CloudWatch dashboard using AWS Elemental MediaStore access logs. By default, AWS Elemental MediaStore does not […]

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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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