AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

4K 4Charity PDX Virtual Run benefits RAHS, KairosPDX, and UNICEF

Registration is open for the 4K 4Charity virtual run in Portland, Oregon

Annual event provides much-needed support for local nonprofit organizations focused on increased diversity and inclusion This year may have us at a physical distance, but it is also connecting us in ways we could have never imagined. It has shown that we are resilient and innovative and able to accomplish amazing things when we come […]

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How to use Amazon Rekognition video for product placement in video

How to use Amazon Rekognition Video for product placement in video

Product placement in video is not a new concept. In fact, the first occurrence is in 1927 when the first movie to win a Best Picture Oscar (Wings) has a scene where a chocolate bar is eaten, followed by a long close-up of the chocolate’s logo. Imagine if viewers in 1927 could right there and […]

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Monitoring AWS Media Services using Amazon CloudWatch Events

The Media Services Application Mapper (MSAM) tool was created to help video streaming operators monitor their live channels. The tool provides a web interface that visualizes the components of live video workflows, including logical connections between AWS Media Services and other services from AWS. MSAM can be configured to show error messages, alerts, and alarms […]

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Services and tools for monitoring video workflows on AWS

Congratulations, you’re hosting your video workflows in the cloud. You can now benefit from the redundancy, durability, and integration provided by many AWS cloud services and tools for video workflows. Before you begin basking in the glory, let me ask you: Do you know the end-to-end health of those workflows right now? Are you monitoring […]

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Registration open: Security for content & media workflows + AWS partner workflow demos

A series of online events in July and August dive deep into the latest media trends, technologies, and innovations from AWS customers, partners, and media experts. Take a look at what we have to offer and secure your registration spot for Security for Content & Media Workflows: Webcast Series, and Demonstrations and Use Cases from […]

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How-to: Stream your live video to social media sites using AWS Elemental Link

Many types of customers need a configuration-free, cost-efficient way to deliver a live stream to social media platforms. For example, a religious organization that wants to stream their weekly video services to YouTube. Or a gaming event may need to make their live event available to their audience on Twitch. Even some local broadcast news […]

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New digital training available for AWS Elemental Live and AWS Elemental Conductor

Want to learn how to get the most out of your AWS Elemental Live or AWS Elemental Conductor on-premises appliances? AWS Training and Certification recently launched three free, on-demand courses to help you learn how to operate and optimize your video workflows. AWS Elemental Live training AWS Elemental Live provides real-time video and audio encoding […]

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Get started with digital content creation on AWS

A tutorial series for cloud-based digital content creation Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers digital content creators, including visual effects and animation studios, a tutorial series to take production entirely to the cloud. This teaching series is designed for small teams looking for ways to scale production, work remotely, and improve collaboration. In the series, we […]

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Amazon Chime Collaborative Live Events

Collaborative live events blend real-time engagement with broadcast video reach

As people and communities around the world continue to adapt to remote work and distance learning, amid evolving public health requirements, businesses, nonprofits, and public officials are working to find ways to better engage with stakeholders. Many organizations are turning to online communications to connect with customers, employees, constituents, and others. However, building a stable, […]

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Digital download: Celebrating M&E customer successes and innovations

Introducing me. Magazine, the first digital magazine from Amazon Web Services (AWS) created to celebrate and highlight the successes of our media and entertainment (M&E) customers. Be inspired by stories of collaboration and innovation from across the M&E industry. Learn how AWS customers, including the LA Clippers and Second Spectrum, NASCAR, PBS, Aldea Mexico, Videofashion, […]

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