AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

New from the Networking & Content Delivery blog: Building a Serverless Subscription Service using Lambda@Edge

This post from the Networking & Content Delivery blog explains how to use Lambda@Edge to implement a serverless-based subscription service for your website. A subscription service enables you to control your user’s journey by using an access model that lets you add metering, restrict users to particular section or article, include micropayments, and set up a […]

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In the News: Discovery, Inc to Transition 300 Channels to Virtual Playout

In this interview from Broadcast, Discovery, Inc Chief Technology Officer John Honeycutt talks about the strategic impetus behind moving playout of 300 channels around the world to the cloud: Honeycutt said the move to cloud-based playout was part of a broader strategy to virtualise Discovery’s entire content supply and delivery chain, from the arrival of […]

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AWS Partner Demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand […]

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[Updated Oct 9] On-Demand Webinar: Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads

The webinar Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads is now available on demand: Level 300 | Solutions Best Practices Media companies, driven by higher resolution and an increasing amount of content due to direct B2C delivery, are looking to cost-effectively leverage cloud compute scalability. Emerging use cases, such as Media Supply […]

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Build an Automatic Alert System to Easily Moderate Content at Scale with Amazon Rekognition Video

Introduction There has been a steep increase in people creating videos, spending time watching videos, and sharing videos. Most of the videos created today are user-generated content, but publishing this raw content comes with risk. To help ensure a positive website experience for customers by removing inappropriate or unwanted content, companies need a scalable content […]

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FAQs About Live Streaming on AWS: How Much Does Live Streaming Cost on AWS?

How Much Does Live Streaming Cost on AWS? Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. These […]

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Full Render in the Cloud: Mikros Animation Scales with AWS for Paramount’s “Sherlock Gnomes”

Audience expectations for animation are increasing with the size and resolution of their screens. They are expecting immersive experiences rich in detail and movement. In this article from Animation Magazine, hear from the creators of Paramount’s Sherlock Gnomes on how they harnessed the near-limitless capacity of the AWS Cloud Also, don’t forget to visit AWS at […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Presentations Available for Download

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on July 31, 2018, session recordings and presentation decks are now available for viewing and download. PRESENTATIONS Opening: State of Media and What’s New from AWS State of Media and Whats New from AWS: LA Symposium 2018 from Amazon Web Services Ben Masek (Global M&E BD Lead, AWS) […]

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AWS at vETC: The Grand Convergence – The Evolving Media Pipeline Aided by Machine Learning

Watch Scott Spector, AWS Professional Services Global M&E Lead, as he discusses The Evolving Media Pipeline Aided by Machine Learning at the June 27, 2018 vETC. This presentation covers the evolving media landscape of content delivered anytime, anywhere on any platform as new Machine Learning (ML) services help content creators navigate the end-to-end ecosystem from content […]

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Unlocking New Efficiencies for High-Quality Video Delivery Via the Cloud

Guest post by Anupama Anantharaman | VP Product Marketing and Business Development for Interra 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 media environment today is in a constant state of change. Broadcast and video streaming technologies […]

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