AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

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 […]

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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 […]

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Registration open for AWS NAB online event and virtual conference

AWS has launched two online events to bring you up to date on the latest media trends and technologies. First, join us April 20 and 21 as we share updates and announcements originally scheduled for NAB Show 2020. The AWS NAB News & Updates Online Event will highlight AWS services, new solutions, and stories from […]

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HPA intros the age of the ‘digital immediate’ with help from AWS

Historically, filmmaking has been a linear process. Scenes are shot, and reviewed via an on-set playback device, then the day’s footage is sent to kick off the dailies process. Video cards, shuttle drives, and other portable media are used to get the content to a production facility to ingest it, perform checksums, create proxies, and […]

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Case study: Joyn builds groundbreaking streaming video platform on AWS

As Germany’s first free streaming video service to combine live TV with on-demand content and exclusive programming, Joyn requires a flexible, scalable media infrastructure to support growing viewership and ongoing advancements in its offering. A new case study explains how Joyn built its pioneering service on an innovative serverless architecture with cloud-based tools, including AWS Elemental […]

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.smil using AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD

Multi-language and multi-subtitle support is here New enhancements to AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD allow you to create custom labeling of your audio and subtitle/caption tracks so the name and language information passes through to the end user. This is now supported when ingesting your assets via a .smil file, which is a simple XML document […]

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Tutorial: Creating CMAF outputs with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

The Common Media Application Format (CMAF) standard has quickly gained adoption across the ecosystem of media technologies and playback devices. By enabling a single file format to store, process, and deliver video streams to both HLS and DASH clients using fMP4 segments, CMAF can increase efficiency and reduce complexity and cost for live and on-demand […]

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Thinking outside the office: Nature’s catalyst for innovation

Authored by Andy Shenkler, Chief Product & Technology Officer, Deluxe. 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. Illustration by Cecilia Betsill.  On March 11, 2011, a 9.1-magnitude undersea earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan at 2:46 p.m. […]

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Optimizing computing performance with AWS Thinkbox deadline – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series, we discuss how to collect benchmark data, how to decide what hardware and software to run, and what AWS Thinkbox Deadline features can be used to get the highest performance at the lowest cost. In part 3, we look at the AWS Portal-specific considerations related […]

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Why the NHRA moved its post-production to the cloud – NHRA, Sony Ci & BeBop webinar hosted by MESA

In today’s market, sports brands need to increase the value of their assets, keep their fans engaged with compelling content, and remain technically agile to keep up with current trends. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), the largest motorsports sanctioning body, has passionate fans who are ready and waiting for more engagement beyond the race […]

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