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Category: AWS Elemental MediaConvert

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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How to get to market fast with Automated ABR encoding

Automated ABR is an AWS Elemental MediaConvert feature that is ideal for customers who are launching an application and require the encoding of video files, but are not video experts. Before Automated ABR, developers had to guess which bitrates/resolutions and encoding settings were ideal to enable the best picture quality for end users. Usually when […]

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BeLive provides one-stop solution for ecommerce livestreams with Amazon IVS

From powering live trivia sessions for Samsung, to helping fashion retailers sell out limited edition inventory in minutes, BeLive Technology has delivered more than 50 million hours of live video since 2018. Offering rich interactivity and analytics, the company’s customizable live streaming service is a go-to for notable brands and celebrities in southeast Asia looking […]

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New instructor-led course: Video Streaming Essentials for AWS Media Services

Learn best practices for designing and using cloud-based video workflows in the updated instructor-led course Video Streaming Essentials for AWS Media Services. Get expert-led, hands-on experience using AWS Media Services in this 2-day course covering: How key variables – including quality, latency, and budget – influence video workflow design decisions. How companies select and use […]

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PBS Innovation Team leverages AWS to take 10th Annual PBS Short Film Festival virtual

The annual PBS Short Film Festival has returned with a twist. Starting at 5pm ET every day from July 12-August 31, 2021, audiences can watch a curated series of stories from independent filmmakers via immersive WebXR beta experience “Screen on the Green.” Envisioned by the Digital Innovation Team at PBS, the experience is accessible via […]

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VidDay taps AWS to deliver out-of-this world video greeting

There’s no better pick-me-up than connecting with a loved one or friend, but in the last year in-person celebrations have proven unsafe amidst the global pandemic. Fortunately, video technology startups like VidDay have envisioned socially distant ways for people to connect, celebrate special occasions and send well wishes. In the last year, VidDay has seen […]

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TicketCo doubles down on AWS to modernize live event production and delivery

The global home/mobile entertainment market surpassed $68 billion USD in revenue in 2020, as consumers worldwide turned to digital platforms to enjoy entertainment from the safety of their homes amidst global lockdowns. Conversely, in the same year, the live events industry found itself at a crossroad, as sporting events and theatre productions largely came to […]

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Using Amazon IVS and MediaConvert in a post processing workflow

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) can now record live streams to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). This allows you to save previous live streams to Amazon S3 for later re-use. Pairing this with AWS Elemental MediaConvert HLS ingest allows customers to use broadcast-grade features such input clipping, stitching, SCTE-35 insertion, and image overlay […]

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Case Study: RSI Affordably modernizes audio and video content management on AWS

  Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI), a Swiss public broadcaster, needed to modernize its infrastructure. Its systems were built specifically for broadcast television, and were not able to adapt to the rapidly evolving media industry – particularly streaming content. Claranet, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, developed a prototype in just 3 weeks, and a backend architecture to […]

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