AWS Media Blog

Category: AWS Elemental MediaConnect

Flexible client preview with AWS Cloud Digital Interface

As high-performance, real-time post production workflows such as color grading and finishing migrate to the cloud, the ability to view reference quality video on appropriate local display devices is critical. In addition, as teams become more and more comfortable working at a distance, creative decision makers still expect to have a real-time, high-quality view to […]

Multi-view display containing "picture-in-pictures" (PIPs) of pairs of participating vendors demonstrating encoder and decoder interoperation using JPEG XS. The top banner reads "JPEG XS INTEROP WORKSHOP @ AMAZON STUDIOS", and the center contains a logo with wording "Amazon Studios Technology" and the dates "March 30 - April 1, 2022"

AWS supports JPEG XS interoperability workshop at Amazon Studios

To enhance productivity and collaboration, the Amazon Studios Technology team went looking for a way to transmit on set camera feeds and graphical workstation outputs between on-premises locations and the cloud, so that colorists, editors, and other creative workers could view content in real time – from any location, at any location – with the […]

Leia Inc. and AWS Partner Insys VT build DRM solution with near real-time session checking

As a 3D-experience company, Leia Inc. (Leia) was set to launch beta testing for its latest offering, LeiaFlix, an application that can stream 2D video content in 3D to Lume Pad, Leia’s proprietary handheld tablet that comes equipped with 3D Lightfield display technology. While developing this application, the company wanted to offer a selection of […]

Distribute low-latency broadcast content in AWS using JPEG XS and AWS CDI

Introduction Live production workflows are one of the most demanding workloads for broadcasters. Broadcasters require low latency, agility, scalability, and reliability to deliver live content like news and sporting events to consumers. Amazon Web Services (AWS) developed the AWS Cloud Digital Interface (CDI) SDK as an open-source project to help the media and entertainment industry with […]

Uncompressed Media over IP on AWS: Read the whitepaper

Today, AWS is pleased to introduce the Uncompressed Media over IP on AWS whitepaper. As customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) to Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure for media workflows, they are taking advantage of new standards for transporting broadcast signals such as SMPTE ST 2110 and NMOS. This shift to IP is not simple, […]

Enhance and monetize media archives with AWS Data Migration Service

Introduction With streaming platforms becoming ubiquitous, media and entertainment companies are looking to differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace. They are seeking ways to preserve, rediscover, enhance, restore, and monetize their content libraries to offer them to consumers. In order to achieve this, it is recommended that media and entertainment companies migrate their entire content […]

Near real-time notifications for AWS Media Services

A real-time live video workflow doesn’t offer second chances. The stakes are high, especially during marquee events that gather millions of viewers, so it is important to be able to react quickly and effectively to any potential issues affecting a live stream. This blog post details how to set up near real-time notifications on system […]

Color in the Cloud: Motion picture and television color grading and finishing on AWS with Baselight

Motion picture and television workloads that require high-fidelity color monitoring such as color grading, VFX compositing, digital intermediate, finishing, and master quality control have typically been precluded from running in the cloud due to the traditional 8-bit 4:2:0 sRGB color space limitations of pixel streaming clients such as Teradici’s CAS and AWS NICE DCV (NICE […]

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 […]

Video transmission service using AWS Elemental MediaConnect and Fujitsu IP series encoders and decoders

Fujitsu’s Network Error Correction Protocol available in AWS Elemental MediaConnect

This post is authored by Mr. Yosuke Arimura, Manager, Urban Environmental System Division, Social System Unit, Fujitsu Limited. 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. AWS Elemental MediaConnect is a high-quality transport service for live video […]