AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Monday, December 2: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 10:00 – 11:00am ALX201-R How developers can build natural, extensible voice conversations at MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 309 (Session) 10:00am – 12:15pm MDS402-R Media Analysis Evolved at MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 118 (Workshop) 10:45 – 11:45am STG234 Data archiving and digital preservation solutions with […]

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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 […]

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Elastic workflows and studio in the cloud at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019

Rendering, whereby a scene file of data is processed to become an image, is integral to visual effects and animation. It’s the compute-intensive process that allows an artist to see the final result of their efforts, instead of a low-resolution approximation. As a company founded by visual effects (VFX) practitioners, AWS Thinkbox has long focused […]

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Close encounters of the 5th kind: An introduction to SAM, DAM’s new relative

Authored by John Thuotte, Strategic Sales Manager at 5th Kind, and Jack Wenzinger, Global Solution Architect, Media & Entertainment Partners at AWS. 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. Today, an entertainment studio is likely using […]

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In the news: ProSiebenSat.1 selects AWS as primary cloud provider

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Europe’s leading satellite and cable broadcaster, operating television channels, digital VoD platforms and e-commerce brands, has selected AWS as its primary cloud provider. ProSiebenSat.1 is working closely with AWS to adopt cloud services within all parts of its broadcast and digital media businesses, production companies, and e-commerce platforms. With AWS, ProSiebenSat.1 is […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Meet the key players in the live streaming game

Like any armchair coach will tell you, getting ready for the next big game requires preparation. Athletes watch films of recent games to see what went right—and what went wrong. They examine their upcoming opponents’ strengths and weaknesses to anticipate what’s coming. They strategize based on what-if scenarios. You can take a similar approach with […]

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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, […]

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