AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Better than Broadcast: Optimizing Live Streaming Video Latency

For a long time, OTT video streams over the internet have been lagging behind broadcast TV and social media by 15-30 seconds if not more; it’s been a frustrating problem for both viewers and content providers. New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. […]

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Pac-12 Conference Upgrades Sports Video Experience Using AWS

Pac-12 Networks, the sports media production arm of the prestigious Pac-12 Conference, is on a mission to transform the sports fan experience – reaching more viewers, at more locations, and on more devices. Their new approach takes advantage of AWS cloud technologies, including AWS Elemental Media Services, to re-imagine core master control production workflows as […]

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FAQs About Live Streaming on AWS: How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available?

How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available? In my last blog I looked in detail at the factors that contribute to the cost of live streaming on AWS. I focused on the AWS Elemental Media Services that encode, package and originate, and monetize live streams, as well as the use of Amazon CloudFront […]

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AWS M&E Symposium in London – December 4, 2018

[UPDATE Dec 13] Presentations from this event are now available for viewing and downloading here. This one-day event will bring together Media & Entertainment industry pioneers that are transforming their businesses with the Cloud. We will address video workloads across content production, media management and delivery. Join us to hear the experiences of others in […]

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New Case Study: National Geographic Speeds Innovation with Serverless Computing on AWS

In this case study, learn how National Geographic leveraged AWS serverless and machine learning services to build the mobile-native National Geographic App, a searchable portal to the company’s multimedia content catalog going back over 130 years. “We have 130 years of valuable content that is relevant and useful today, but only if it’s accessible and […]

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AWS On-Demand Online Conference for Media Tech Leaders

  The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights, a media and entertainment focused online conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, […]

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Webcast On-Demand: Agile Media Processing with Vidispine API & Vidinet

Supply chain technology needs to be as agile and flexible as the demands from customers and service delivery needs.  In this webinar series, you will learn how Vidispine can utilize the cloud to enable highly scaleable media processing workflows with Vidispine API and Vidinet.   Our three webinars will offer you insight into everything from video […]

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On-Demand AWS Tech Talk: Tape-to-Cloud Migration Walkthrough

ABSTRACT: Level 300 | Service How To Whether a content creator (like a studio) or a distributor (like a broadcaster), Media Asset Management is a core workload for Media & Entertainment companies. In this tech talk, learn from media-specialist AWS Solution Architects as they walk through the newly released content migration solution from AWS, incorporating […]

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Fox Digital Media Archive & Fox Media Services: Leveraging Innovation in AWS to Capitalize on an Evolving Media Landscape

Guest post by Al Rundle (21st Century Fox, V.P. Media Applications & Engineering) and Jaime Valenzuela (21st Century Fox, Director of Software Development) Introduction: At 83 years, 20th Century Fox is one of the oldest movie and television studios.  With those 83 years comes a long history of leading and participating in Media and Entertainment […]

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On-Demand AWS Online Conference for Media Technologists

The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights Online, a media and entertainment focused conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, and […]

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