AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Elastic workflows and studio in the cloud at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019

Rendering, whereby a scene file of data is processed to become an image, is integral to visual effects and animation. It’s the compute-intensive process that allows an artist to see the final result of their efforts, instead of a low-resolution approximation. As a company founded by visual effects (VFX) practitioners, AWS Thinkbox has long focused […]

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Close encounters of the 5th kind: An introduction to SAM, DAM’s new relative

Authored by John Thuotte, Strategic Sales Manager at 5th Kind, and Jack Wenzinger, Global Solution Architect, Media & Entertainment Partners at AWS. 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. Today, an entertainment studio is likely using […]

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In the news: ProSiebenSat.1 selects AWS as primary cloud provider

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Europe’s leading satellite and cable broadcaster, operating television channels, digital VoD platforms and e-commerce brands, has selected AWS as its primary cloud provider. ProSiebenSat.1 is working closely with AWS to adopt cloud services within all parts of its broadcast and digital media businesses, production companies, and e-commerce platforms. With AWS, ProSiebenSat.1 is […]

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AWS Elemental MediaLive offers statistical multiplexing for better broadcast quality, performance, and bandwidth management

Statistical Multiplexing (Statmux) is now available with AWS Elemental MediaLive. Statmux is a technology used in live broadcast workflows that allocates bits in real time among multiple live video channels. It instantaneously adjusts the bitrate of each channel in the statmux pool to make the best use of total available bandwidth and combines the encoded […]

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Streaming Media readers choose AWS

This year, the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards engaged more than 2,700 voters who cast nearly 28,000 votes in 28 categories covering a variety of technologies, from analytics to webcasting and everything in between. Among the winners announced on November 20 at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles were five AWS products and services that […]

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Network 10 selects AWS Media Services for richer content

AWS Media Services provides Network 10 with faster and more reliable streaming video capabilities Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that Network 10, one of Australia’s largest television networks, has selected AWS Media Services to support its video transport structure for remote production in South Africa for its upcoming season of […]

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Meet the key players in the live streaming game

Like any armchair coach will tell you, getting ready for the next big game requires preparation. Athletes watch films of recent games to see what went right—and what went wrong. They examine their upcoming opponents’ strengths and weaknesses to anticipate what’s coming. They strategize based on what-if scenarios. You can take a similar approach with […]

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SonyLIV delivers live and on-demand content across India with AWS

Video-on-demand (VOD) service SonyLIV delivers a plethora of content to more than 100 million consumers in India across a range of devices via its OTT app. The advertisement- and subscription-based platform is home to a massive content library featuring more than 30,000 hours of live and on-demand video in multiple languages including English, Hindi, Marathi, […]

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Using ML in the media supply chain to optimize content creation: How to improve efficiency for operations teams and automate workflows with ML metadata

Co-authored with Rose Sponder, Director of Marketing at SDVI 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.  The Challenge: Use ML to assess and validate incoming content while helping manage re-versioning and distribution tasks. Machine Learning (ML) […]

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AWS Elemental MediaStore: Ingest acceleration

Introduction Oceans and borders can’t stop video providers from delivering their viewers amazing content from all over the planet. However, distance can create challenges when attempting to publish content that is ingested from a region with a limited AWS footprint. To facilitate the use of AWS Elemental Media Services from regions of the globe where […]

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