AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 1

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals (This Post) Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals In a recent blog post, Kiran Patel described the resiliency challenges generated by high-profile live streaming events, and how […]

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks. In a session at the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in May 2018, Adam Ahringer, manager of software data […]

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VOD Automation Part 1: Create a Serverless Watchfolder Workflow Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction File-based video processing workflows on AWS can be built using AWS Elemental MediaConvert to transcode source media into output formats. Using MediaConvert, video providers with any size content library can easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for multiscreen delivery. Once you start using MediaConvert to transcode videos, the next step is usually to build an […]

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What Was New from AWS Elemental in 2018

2017 was a big year for AWS Elemental, with the release five new services to the AWS Management Console. 2018 had one more new service, but that in no way means that it was a quiet year in the AWS Elemental Media Services world. In case you missed all the excitement across the year, here […]

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Optimizing Computing Performance With AWS Thinkbox Deadline – Part 1

AWS Thinkbox Deadline is a compute management solution often employed in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) and Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries. It is used to control render farms with physical and virtual machines running both on-premises and on AWS. Once Deadline is up and running, it is natural to look into how to […]

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How-to: Capturing and Amplifying User Engagement through Real-Time Sentiment Analysis

Often times in the evening, I come across a random television commercial that has nothing to do with my interests and it totally missed the mark. Several weeks back, I began thinking, what if there was a way for advertisers to be able to dynamically adjust content based on how I was feeling? What if […]

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Behind the Scenes: Media & Entertainment Startup Pitch Night

On Thursday, December 6th, Filmologic together with AWS hosted a Media and Entertainment Startup Pitch Night at the AWS Pop-Up Loft in San Francisco. It was a great night where venture capitalists, industry leaders, technologists, and media and entertainment professionals gathered to hear from innovative seed stage startups in the media and entertainment industry. Here’s […]

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The New World of Watching Machine Learning-Enhanced Streaming Sports

Gone are the days when watching sports on television meant turning on the one and only broadcaster which owned the rights to televise an event. Several sports-specific OTT offerings have launched in the last year with broadcasters realizing that sports are the last bastion of streaming video for which viewers are willing to pay a […]

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Washington Post’s Arc Publishing Platform Uses AWS to Transform the Broadcast Landscape

Founded in 1877, The Washington Post is a world-renowned news publisher and recipient of multiple Pulitzer prizes. Known for its commitment to political journalism and international coverage with 24 correspondents in 18 bureaus around the world, The Washington Post’s mission is to serve as the first place readers turn for breaking news and investigative journalism. […]

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