AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Extracting Value From Video Archives Using AI: Videofashion Case Study

For M&E companies with large content archives, the principal challenge is surfacing the most relevant content for use by producers or licensors. Taking it further, some customers such as sports leagues (that have access to decades’ worth of content) want to make their content archives available to their fanbase via an API so that the […]

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Guest Post from castLabs: AWS Customers Can Use SPEKE and DRMtoday for Video Security

Guest post Bryce Pedersen, VP of Marketing, castLabs 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 Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) specification defines the standard for authentication and communication between encryptors and digital rights […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Highlights the Breadth and Depth of Partner Solutions for Media at NAB 2019 – Part 2

In our previous blog post, we identified twenty-one AWS partners with solutions at NAB Show 2019 in AWS booth SU2202, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 8-11. In this post, we continue to present the breadth and depth of AWS partner solutions that media customers use to solve unique challenges in their media workflows. […]

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Friend MTS: Detecting the Pirates

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. “We would describe ourselves as a content protection specialist,” says Simon Hanna, Partnerships Director at Friend MTS. “We’ specifically target the anti-piracy space. DRM and conditional access will protect the delivery of content to the end device, but our business is to do something about it […]

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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 and presentation decks are now available for viewing and download. 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 […]

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[Updated April 11] Introducing Live Streaming with Automated Multi-Language Subtitling

For a step-by-step guide on how to get started with this solution, check out this post from the Machine Learning blog. Originally published on the Whats New blog on March 21. Live Streaming with Automated Multi-Language Subtitling is a solution that automatically generates multi-language subtitles for live streaming video content in real time. The solution is […]

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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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