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Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

How to: Dolby Atmos Live streaming using AWS Elemental and AWS Media Services

It’s the right time to get immersive. Dolby Atmos was first released in 2012 with the animated movie “Brave”. Since then, more than 950 movies, TV shows and Live events have been created using Dolby Atmos. Dolby Atmos audio is now distributed globally via broadcasts such as: SkyUK, Xfinity (Comcast); BT for top tier sporting […]

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What AWS CDI means for the future of content production and delivery

Each new technological evolution in media and entertainment (M&E) has pushed the industry to reimagine content creation and consumption. Innovations like the SDI (Serial Digital Interface) family of digital video interfaces, and transporting video over Internet Protocol (IP), for instance, have dramatically impacted how television broadcasting and content production operate. The growing role of the […]

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BandLab welcomes users by the millions with AWS

Based in Singapore, BandLab supports musicians around the world with tools and inspiration to create, collaborate, and publish their compositions. Artists use its free cloud-based digital audio workstation (DAW) to record, edit, and mix music with easy-to-use, professional-grade tools. BandLab’s integrated social and streaming capabilities let its users share the creative process with millions of […]

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Optimizing cost for your MediaLive workflows

The AWS Media Services enable robust and resilient media workflows to over the top (OTT) devices for providers of all types and sizes. However, for some use cases, customers may be able to realize savings in a number of areas while still delivering a sufficiently reliable workflow. This post asks a series of questions to […]

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MISB ST 1910 and KLV: Changing the game in intelligence, entertainment, and beyond

Introduction From media and entertainment (M&E) to defense, science, and agriculture, video is pervasive. Whether shot on a high-end camera in a studio or for a tactical mission from an unmanned aerial system (UAS), video and the environment in which it’s captured can provide invaluable information, such as sensor data, geolocation, instrument readings, or other […]

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Streaming Media Readers Select AWS Services

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards garnered more than 25,000 votes from more than 2,200 voters in 26 categories spanning a full range of media technologies. Included among the winners announced November 19 are four AWS services that help content providers deliver innovative viewing experiences, address accelerating demand for digital content, and monetize services […]

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Trip.com inspires Asia Pacific travelers with #DreamNowTripLater live video streams powered by Amazon Web Services

When travel began to slow this year, online travel agency Trip.com quickly pivoted its marketing strategy, opting to bring travel experiences to its more than 400 million customers via engaging and entertaining content. As part of its #DreamNowTripLater campaign, each week the company selected up to five travel hot spots around the world, where it […]

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Spiritland Productions livestreams dynamic sonic concerts with AWS and Dolby technology

The popularity of live music festivals and concerts has swelled in recent years, with the UK leading the charts for a country with the most music festivals. The artistry, visual spectacle, and energy of the crowd remain a draw, but with COVID-19, the live concert industry came to a halt, with large gatherings no longer […]

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Build a reliable HLS live channel with AWS Elemental MediaStore

For resilient live streams, you usually have two encoders, which creates two master manifests. However, that on its own is not enough. If one of the encoders suffers a failure – let’s say encoder 1 – the manifests for encoder 1 becomes stale (no longer updated), while encoder 2’s manifests and A/V segments continue to […]

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Germany’s DFL taps AWS Media Services for new live streaming platform

The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), which is the governing body of the Bundesliga, is responsible for the organization and marketing of professional football in Germany. The Bundesliga, the soccer league with the best goals-per-game rate among Europe’s top five football leagues, is using AWS Media Services to power its new live streaming service. Using […]

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