AWS for M&E Blog

Category: Media Services

[Updated 11/23] AWS for M&E Demo Showcase

With the announcement that the in-person IBC 2021 event is canceled, AWS will hold an AWS for M&E Demo Showcase December 6 – 10, 2021. The showcase features demonstrations to help companies reinvent how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. AWS for M&E […]

Seven West Media amplifies audience engagement with Channel Assembly in AWS Elemental MediaTailor

As the global content marketplace grows increasingly crowded, the race to deliver standout live and video-on-demand (VOD) viewing experiences is on. Ahead of the pack, Seven West Media has fostered a climate of innovation that has ultimately resulted in the delivery of more engaging, premium video content for audiences across its media properties. Making content […]

AWS Elemental Live encoder 4K/UHD advancements and workflows

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental has a long and rich history when it comes to 4K / Ultra High Definition (UHD) encoding in both live and file-based video workflows. AWS Elemental Live—which processes video streams in near real time—supported the world’s first near-real-time 4K High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) transmission when it streamed the Osaka […]

Simplify configuration and increase video quality with new automatic encoder modes from AWS

If your business is encoding and delivering video, your primary goal is to make sure the video you distribute looks great for many types of source content. To achieve high video quality, video encoders need to use the best settings with inputs that have different content complexities, genres, and bandwidth constraints. Configuring settings can be […]

NAB Best in Market 2021 Winner badge

Advancing entertainment across the media spectrum

This year, Future Publishing put forward its Best in Market awards (previously Best of Show at NAB) to recognize innovation and excellence in newly introduced professional TV/video, radio/audio, and AV products and solutions. “We were impressed with the quality and innovation demonstrated by this year’s Best in Market nominees, ” said Tom Butts, TV Tech […]

Tonal introduces live, data-driven strength training classes with Amazon IVS

Home workout trends have evolved alongside technology, from videos on tape to streamed sessions incorporating biometrics monitoring. Developed with a data-centric approach to fitness, users refer to Tonal as the world’s smartest home gym and personal trainer for good reason. The company is reimagining the modern at-home workout experience by offering strength training via a […]

Real-Time Streaming Protocol now supported in AWS Elemental Live

Streaming media updates Like many technologies, video streaming protocols have evolved over decades to provide greater performance, reliability, and efficiency. Modern video technology plays an important part in elevating the viewing experience, and the same can be said about how a video architecture is designed and implemented. In some cases, legacy protocols can be adapted […]

Streaming sessions API for Amazon Nimble Studio

Introduction Amazon Nimble Studio empowers creative studios to produce visual effects, animation, and interactive content entirely in the cloud, from storyboard sketch to final deliverable. Studios can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists globally and create content faster using access to virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) global infrastructure. […]

Analyzing media files using ffprobe in AWS Lambda

Description Managing an ever-changing movie library can be difficult, and many assets can be added in a very short period of time. When dealing with a large number of video assets, it is very efficient to use a NoSQL database that provides centralized access to asset details like title, location, and metadata. Amazon DynamoDB—a fully […]

Enterprise scale, security, and cost savings for creative workstations on AWS

In our second installment of Edit in the Cloud series, we covered getting started with virtual workstations powered by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)—a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud—to meet the needs of creative workloads (for example, Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve) for media and entertainment (M&E). In this […]