AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Choosing the Right Amazon EC2 Instance Types for Rendering with Thinkbox Deadline (Part 2)

Guest post by Cody Edwards, Software Development Engineer, AWS Thinkbox Previously, I published a post detailing the differences between the Amazon EC2 instance types available on AWS. This time, I’m not going to focus on the differences between the instance types. Instead, I focus on how to pick the right instance type for you. One […]

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Choosing the right Amazon EC2 instance types for rendering with Thinkbox Deadline (Part 1)

Guest post by Cody Edwards, Software Development Engineer, AWS Thinkbox Thinkbox Deadline 10 introduced the AWS Portal Panel, which helps you scale up your render farm with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances. You can get started with AWS Portal by following the instructions at AWS Portal Setup. After you’ve launched your infrastructure, you’re ready to start […]

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Connecting OBS Studio to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this second installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Intro to QVBR, Quality-Defined Variable Bitrate Control

  If the most important characteristic of encoded video is quality, a simple and certain way to achieve it is through quality-defined variable bitrate (QVBR), a new rate control mode designed to deliver constant video quality and waste zero bits in the process. When your video quality requirements are high, but your bandwidth budget is […]

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APN Blog: Using the New G3 Instance to Playout an IP-Based Ultra High Definition Channel on AWS

AWS Partner Cinegy has long been an advocate of IP-based video workflows and understands that maintaining visual quality whilst reducing bandwidth consumption is an ongoing challenge with the increasing data requirements of formats such as Ultra High Definition (UHD). In this post, Cinegy demonstrates how to deploy a fully-functional playout engine using Amazon EC2 resources […]

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Tech Talk now on demand: Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity & Scale using Orchestration & Machine Learning

If you missed our webinar on March 28, no need to worry. The recording is now available on YouTube with the slides available for download (see below). Abstract: Content owners, creators and publishers use media supply chains to package and process digital video content and programming from content producers so it can then be delivered […]

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Connecting AWS Elemental Live On-Premises to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to your customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from cameras must first be encoded before they can be sent to the cloud for further processing, packaging, and delivery. This starts with a camera, and software and […]

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Upcoming webinar: Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity and Scale using Orchestration and Machine Learning

Click here to register for the webinar Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity and Scale using Orchestration & Machine Learning When: March 28 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET) Level 200 | Use Cases How To Content owners, creators and publishers use media supply chains to package and process […]

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AWS Media & Entertainment at NAB 2018

NAB is the ultimate event for the media, entertainment, and technology industry with over 100,000 attendees from around the world coming to the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 9-12. And once again AWS will be present to showcase our latest releases to help media technologists work faster, smarter, and more efficiently. Machine learning and […]

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Welcome!

  Welcome to the AWS Media blog! From content creation to asset management to distribution, a variety of firms have asked for regular insights from our subject matter experts into solutions for complex media workloads. Be sure to visit us as we continuously share new case studies, updates on relevant new products and services, and […]

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