AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Introducing new and improved AWS Elemental Statmux appliance and software for statistical multiplexing

In early 2021, AWS relaunched statistical multiplexing (statmux) hardware and software for on-premises applications. The new AWS Elemental Statmux incorporates the latest statmux features that were previously available in AWS Elemental MediaLive and adds additional features for the on-premises environment. Statmux is a technology used to efficiently combine (or multiplex) multiple encoded video channels (or […]

Case Study: RSI Affordably modernizes audio and video content management on AWS

  Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI), a Swiss public broadcaster, needed to modernize its infrastructure. Its systems were built specifically for broadcast television, and were not able to adapt to the rapidly evolving media industry – particularly streaming content. Claranet, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, developed a prototype in just 3 weeks, and a backend architecture to […]

Canapii takes virtual event engagement to the next level with help from AWS

For virtual and hybrid event technology developer Canapii, necessity truly proved the mother of invention. As the global pandemic upended the events industry, organizers were forced to pivot quickly to a virtual format. Even though digital event platforms were gaining popularity within the industry before the pandemic, going fully virtual introduced new challenges, especially with […]

Automate detecting geolocation of Client VPN users using Lambda function

Introduction With the shift to a remote working environment, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of remote users connecting to AWS Client VPN to access resources inside of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). Companies often want to know geolocation of the Client VPN users so they can understand where these users […]

HPA 2021: HDR and video streaming distribution workflow with Bitmovin

This blog was co-authored by Joshua Shulman (Bitmovin), Manfred von Runkel (Bitmovin), and Raul Vecchione (Amazon Web Services).   Each year the HPA Tech Retreat focuses on highlighting the most innovative approaches to content creation, management, and distribution. It also focuses on creating educational materials and connecting professionals in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Faced […]

Studio 4D streams immersive architectural designs at scale with TrackIt and AWS

Authored by Ludovic François, CEO & CTO of TrackIt. 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.   Architects and community planners long relied on scale models to represent their vision to clients and stakeholders. These true-to-life […]

Joyn readies exclusive content for audiences with Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering and Amazon S3 Glacier

Securely migrates hundreds of thousands of video archive titles with AWS Snowball and leverages Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering for flexible, efficient delivery   With the demand for entertainment content continuing to escalate in a hypercompetitive streaming market, content providers are thinking outside the box to capture consumer attention with unique content. Looking to set itself apart, […]

“AWS Is How”: Orangetheory Fitness provides live virtual classes to keep people inspired and moving

Exercise is essential to well-being and stress management. But when gyms around the world closed in March 2020, many people lost access to their workout communities at a time when they needed them most. Not only did they have to give up their exercise routines, they lost a vital connection to their coaches, workout partners, […]

Insys Video Technologies builds a flexible VOD solution on AWS for TR Warszawa

Authored by Seweryn Biegański, Presales Engineer. 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.   When restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person theatrical performances on hold, Polish performing arts theater TR Warszawa was determined to […]

Live IP video closed captioning moves into the cloud with EEG and AWS CDI

For modern audiences, it’s hard to remember a time when closed captioning wasn’t a standard menu option. Across the US and much of the world, accessibility to the essential service became a government mandate via legislation set in the 1990s. Since then, encoding and decoding technology for closed captioning has advanced, but its evolution has […]