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Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

LOGIC simplifies remote production with AWS Elemental Link UHD

As content providers look to streamline their video workflows, the expert media infrastructure architects at LOGIC are helping customers realize their visions via its PORTAL solution for remote orchestration. Built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), PORTAL simplifies the implementation of cloud-based media workflows by serving as an abstraction layer for AWS solutions. LOGIC customers, primarily […]

Choosing the ideal origin for live media & entertainment workflows

Introduction Are you in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry using AWS Elemental services to provide efficient streaming and live content to your customers? Have you been looking for information on different media origin offerings for your content distribution workflows? This blog discusses the primary media origins for media and entertainment workloads, along with technical […]

Optimize for sustainability with video encode reuse in AWS Elemental MediaLive

Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers are increasingly aware of energy consumption and carbon footprint associated with IT and media workflows. They seek guidance about how to reduce unnecessary resource usage. For customers looking to optimize AWS architecture for energy efficiency, we offer the Sustainability Pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. The Sustainability Pillar provides design principles, […]

The Wheelchair Football Association to help FIPFA stream 2023 Powerchair Football World Cup with AWS

Inclusivity, camaraderie, and opportunity collide with fierce competition in powerchair football. This month, the sport’s most talented athletes are gearing up for the 2023 FIPFA Powerchair Football World Cup, which takes place October 15-20, 2023, in Sydney, Australia. For athletes and fans who can’t attend, FIPFA will deliver five days of live and on-demand video […]

Warner Bros. Discovery presents the Olympic Games to millions of viewers supported by innovations built using AWS

Warner Bros. Discovery delivered innovative and expansive coverage of the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympic Games to millions of viewers. Using flexible and scalable compute services from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Warner Bros. Discovery streamed over 1.3 billion minutes of Tokyo 2020 content and 1 billion minutes of Beijing 2022 content. For Tokyo 2020, […]

Secure media streaming with private networking using AWS Media Services

Introduction Many organizations are seeking ways to control and secure their live media streams, which often contain sensitive information or intellectual property, within their corporate networks. At the same time, companies also want the flexibility to grant controlled access to these private streams. Accessing media services, or media assets stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service […]

TVCoins makes ad-supported streaming more accessible to content owners with AWS

Free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) is taking off as consumers look to minimize content subscription fees. While Paramount, Roku, and Fox have already launched FAST offerings, getting one off the ground can be expensive and time-consuming, proving a barrier to entry for most content owners. Boston-based technology startup TVCoins is disrupting the market with its […]

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Increase video processing and distribution flexibility using AWS Elemental Link UHD with AWS Elemental MediaConnect

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that AWS Elemental Link UHD now supports AWS Elemental MediaConnect. Combining Link UHD with MediaConnect is a simple and cost-effective way to create live video workflows in the cloud, saving time and resources compared to traditional on-premises, satellite, or fiber infrastructure. Customers have more flexibility in how they process […]

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Remote sports commentary made easy with Spalk and AWS

This blog was coauthored by Michael Prendergast, CTO and Co-Founder, Spalk. Introduction A compelling sports broadcast is built on storytelling and commentators are the guides to these stories, helping viewers experience the narratives playing out on screen. Only recently have commentators enjoyed the flexibility of working remotely, allowing them to broadcast for leagues around the world […]

Multi-language automatic captions and audio dubbing made possible for live events with AWS Media Services and SyncWords

This post was co-authored by Giovanni Galvez, VP of Business Development and Strategy, SyncWords. Introduction Adding captions to live streaming events is not something new to the industry. There are well-established workflows to add captions to video feeds by using specialized hardware encoders to embed the captions. These workflows can create challenges for live event […]