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Category: AWS Elemental Link

AWS at NAB 2022 demos and presentation videos now available on demand

During the NAB Show 2022, Amazon Web Services showcased purpose-built solutions for media and entertainment (M&E) as well as technology-forward topics in its dedicated theater. Now, you can see many of these demonstrations and presentations on demand, which highlight the transformative power of the cloud across five solution areas for M&E: content production; media supply […]

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AWS Elemental Link UHD brings viewers closer to Super Bowl Halftime Show in 4K

Football fans from across the country gathered in a packed SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 to see the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals face off in the biggest game of the year. At the same time, more than 112 million people worldwide tuned into a live event broadcast and stream to catch key […]

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Architecture diagram with live and on-demand workflows feeding into Amazon CloudFront

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront for streaming video

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront—a content delivery network (CDN) service built for high performance, security, and developer convenience—for video on demand (VOD) and live streaming is a conversation that we have had with many of our customers. During the past few years, several CDN providers have begun to remove support for Smooth Streaming. […]

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Best of 2021 Award Winner Badge

Outstanding broadcast products and solutions from AWS

This week, Future’s leading media technology brands: TVBEurope, Radio World, and TV Tech put forward their Best of 2021 Awards to recognize outstanding broadcast products and solutions from the last 15 months. “These awards showcase the innovation coming out of R&D teams across the industry, and once again the entries have been of the highest standard. Congratulations to the winners, […]

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AXS and AWS Partner Nomad deliver high-definition virtual concerts for artists on AWS

When many event venues shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, AXS wanted to support musical artists by letting them live stream virtual concerts from home. However, building its own solution would be time consuming and expensive. The concert ticketing and hosting company instead took advantage of its long-standing history using AWS, which connected it to […]

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NAB Best in Market 2021 Winner badge

Advancing entertainment across the media spectrum

This year, Future Publishing put forward its Best in Market awards (previously Best of Show at NAB) to recognize innovation and excellence in newly introduced professional TV/video, radio/audio, and AV products and solutions. “We were impressed with the quality and innovation demonstrated by this year’s Best in Market nominees, ” said Tom Butts, TV Tech […]

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NHL goes all in on UHD with help from AWS

Fans can now get a clearer, real-time view of what’s happening on the ice through the NHL’s new UHD-enhanced video production pipeline. NHL’s recent technology infrastructure update, which includes the addition of several AWS Elemental Link UHD cloud contribution encoders across 32 NHL arenas, provides innovative viewer experiences. The NHL’s new Link UHDs make it […]

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Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS (this post) Introduction In this post, we focus on live content generated in real time, as well as file playout or VOD-to-live […]

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Part 2: 4K HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental Server

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert (this post) Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS You have probably heard 4K and HDR many times, but exactly what do they mean for you and your customers? […]

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Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental

In this three part series, we discuss the current status of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video support across the AWS Elemental Media Services and appliances. Since our founding in 2006, our customers have expected our products to continue to produce the best quality video per bit using the latest codecs and formats. HDR is now […]

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