AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Amazon Web Services (AWS) highlights the breadth and depth of partner solutions for media at NAB show 2019 – Part 1

AWS will feature a number of AWS Partner Network (APN) technology partners that have built successful services on AWS to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery during the NAB Show 2019 in the AWS booth SU2202 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 8-11. Twelve APN partners […]

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[Updated May 6] Presentations from the AWS M&E NYC symposium on March 20, 2019

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on March 20, 2019, session recordings are now available for viewing. Executive Track State of Media and What’s New From AWS Hear the AWS perspective on the fast-changing media industry. What trends are we hearing from customers and consumers around the world? What business models are emerging? Also […]

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Introduction to top-down monitoring of live video workflows

Introduction to Top-Down Monitoring of Live Video Workflows with Amazon CloudWatch and Media Services Application Mapper Live video workflows are a collection of software and hardware resources that process and deliver live streams to consumers. Traditional live video workflows include encoding appliances, networking hardware, and other forms of on-premises and appliance equipment to package and originate […]

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AWS Elemental MediaConvert Reserved Pricing Part 1

Save money on VOD transcoding with reserved pricing in AWS Elemental MediaConvert: Part 1, introduction and how to use it

Introduction When the file-based video transcoding service AWS Elemental MediaConvert launched, only a single pricing model was available: on-demand. On-demand pricing is simple and pay-as-you-go, with no long term commitment. It’s based on the number of minutes of video generated and the features used. This pricing is attractive for transcoding applications with short-term, spiky, or […]

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Advancing live sports coverage with AWS Media Services

Across the world, live sports events consistently rank among the most-watched content on broadcast and online platforms. Over-the-top (OTT) video gives broadcasters a powerful tool to capitalize on audience excitement for these can’t-miss events. Through OTT offerings, broadcasters can deliver unique experiences to viewers’ preferred devices and enrich the fan experience with advanced statistics and […]

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How to set up a resilient end-to-end live workflow using AWS Elemental products and services: Part 2

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows (This Post) Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows In the first part of this blog series, we covered the […]

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Gogo TV takes in-flight entertainment experiences to new heights with AWS

Leading in-flight broadband internet provider Gogo recently committed to moving its entire infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS), going all-in on the world’s leading cloud. Gogo is improving in-flight internet and entertainment experiences for millions of passengers around the world, leveraging a range of AWS services, including analytics, serverless, database, and storage. AWS services help […]

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Media services compatibility program opens pathways to the cloud

Customers frequently ask us ‘Which third-party video products are compatible with AWS Media Services?’ To help answer this, we’re launching the AWS Media Services Compatibility Program—a new program featuring technology partner products tested to be compatible with AWS Media Services. This program makes it easy to find solutions and configure with confidence. It is common […]

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On-Demand Webcast – Resilient Live Streaming Video: A Deep Dive in 3 Webcasts

Register now to watch this webcast on-demand Live video streaming is one of the most compelling parts of any OTT offering. It attracts large audiences, drives revenue, and plays an important part in customer growth and loyalty. But you must ensure your customers get the best experience no matter what. Designing and building resilient workflows for […]

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How to filter live streaming renditions by device type at the Edge

Filtering Streaming Renditions by Device Type with AWS Elemental MediaPackage, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon Lambda@Edge Introduction When customers choose their bitrate ladder for adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming video, they often discover that there is not always a “one size fits all” set of renditions that will work for all of their client devices. For […]

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