AWS Media Blog

Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

The Evolution of the Television Live Event Ecosystem and How AWS and TAGVS are Shaping the Future – Part 2

This blog was co-authored by Kevin Joyce (TAG Video Systems), Peter Wharton (Happy Robots), Michael Proulx (Retired CTO), and Mark Stephens (Amazon Web Services). In the first of this two-part series, we walked through the linear television live event ecosystem and how it is evolving through the use of cloud. This second part is focused on […]

Read More

Addressing the Needs of Media Customers During Unprecedented Times

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, IT and communications leaders of commercial businesses, government agencies, schools, and religious organizations around the world are working quickly to keep the lines of communication open. The ability to quickly set up streaming platforms and to scale video infrastructures in the cloud helps government agencies keep first-line responders informed and […]

Read More

FOX Uses AWS to Score with Digital Audiences for Super Bowl LIV

The come-from-behind victory by the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers in early February attracted an audience of 102 million viewers in the United States – including the largest ever streaming audience with 3.4 million viewers across a range of connected devices. This represented an increase of approximately 23 percent in online and […]

Read More

Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

Read More

What Was New for AWS Elemental Media Services in 2019

Introduction In 2018, AWS Elemental released AWS Elemental MediaConnect and added features and improvements to other five services that were released in 2017. If you missed all that news, you can catch-up here. At re:Invent 2019, the AWS Elemental team will present a review of the past year at the Twitch Launchpad. You can watch […]

Read More

AWS Elemental MediaLive Offers Statistical Multiplexing for Better Broadcast Quality, Performance, and Bandwidth Management

Statistical Multiplexing (Statmux) is now available with AWS Elemental MediaLive. Statmux is a technology used in live broadcast workflows that allocates bits in real time among multiple live video channels. It instantaneously adjusts the bitrate of each channel in the statmux pool to make the best use of total available bandwidth and combines the encoded […]

Read More

Streaming Media Readers Choose AWS

This year, the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards engaged more than 2,700 voters who cast nearly 28,000 votes in 28 categories covering a variety of technologies, from analytics to webcasting and everything in between. Among the winners announced on November 20 at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles were five AWS products and services that […]

Read More

Network 10 Selects AWS Media Services for Richer Content

AWS Media Services provides Network 10 with faster and more reliable streaming video capabilities Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that Network 10, one of Australia’s largest television networks, has selected AWS Media Services to support its video transport structure for remote production in South Africa for its upcoming season of […]

Read More

SonyLIV Delivers Live and On-demand Content across India with AWS

Video-on-demand (VOD) service SonyLIV delivers a plethora of content to more than 100 million consumers in India across a range of devices via its OTT app. The advertisement- and subscription-based platform is home to a massive content library featuring more than 30,000 hours of live and on-demand video in multiple languages including English, Hindi, Marathi, […]

Read More

WinTicket Provides High-Quality Keirin Live Video to Speed-Bicycle Race Fans with AWS Media Services

Casual and ardent fans of Keirin, a Japanese motor-paced cycling sport, can spend countless hours voting for their favorite riders, catching up on match results, and reviewing upcoming race schedules using online-betting service WinTicket. Working together with AbemaTV, a CyberAgent Group Internet TV station, WinTicket offers a “Keirin Channel” with 24/7 online voting, race information, […]

Read More