AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Utilizing Dynamic Licensing in Thinkbox Deadline (Version Deadline 10 or later)

Guest post by Ryan Russell, Manager, Software Development, AWS Thinkbox  INTRODUCTION Prior to Thinkbox Deadline 10, a render node could be configured to use either Usage Based Licensing (UBL) or traditional floating licenses. While this gave you full control over how your render nodes were licensed, it wasn’t exactly the most flexible system when you […]

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Connecting VLC Media Player Using RTP to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this final 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 must be […]

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Part 1: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency (this post) Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Why is latency a problem for live video streaming? Whenever content delivery is time sensitive, whether it […]

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AWS Elemental Online Conference: 2018 NAB Show Highlights

Join Us for an In-Depth Recap of NAB 2018

If you weren’t able to attend the 2018 NAB Show, catch up at the AWS Elemental Online Conference. View informative tech talks, detailed technology demonstrations, and see how cloud and on-premises media solutions help you work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. Check out the full agenda for a list of topics you won’t want to miss! Where: Online […]

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Connecting FFmpeg Using RTMP to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this fourth 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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Modernized Architecture for Cloud-Based Media Supply Chains From Fox and Turner

The Fox Network Engineering and Operations group collects, prepares, and packages all incoming media for multiplatform distribution, and creates the substantial infrastructure that supports this distribution. In conjunction with SDVI Corporation, the group has created an AWS-resident resource management system to share media processing workloads across the group’s existing facility, a private cloud, and AWS; […]

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Connecting FFmpeg Using RTP to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this third 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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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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