AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Amazon Web Services live streaming, real-time captions, augmented reality shine this oscars season

More than 29 million viewers tuned into the Academy Awards® telecast in February, and while the ceremony itself is a major draw, ancillary programming featuring live interviews and commentary throughout the event has become increasingly popular in recent years. Capitalizing on this trend, IMDb brought back its live Oscars®-themed viewing party this year, tapping Broadcast […]

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On-Demand Webcast – Resilient Live Streaming Video: A Deep Dive in 3 Webcasts

Register now to watch this webcast on-demand Live video streaming is one of the most compelling parts of any OTT offering. It attracts large audiences, drives revenue, and plays an important part in customer growth and loyalty. But you must ensure your customers get the best experience no matter what. Designing and building resilient workflows for […]

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How to filter live streaming renditions by device type at the Edge

Filtering Streaming Renditions by Device Type with AWS Elemental MediaPackage, Amazon CloudFront, and Amazon Lambda@Edge Introduction When customers choose their bitrate ladder for adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming video, they often discover that there is not always a “one size fits all” set of renditions that will work for all of their client devices. For […]

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Kayo Sports scales live sports service with AWS media solutions

It’s hard to overstate the global popularity of live sports programming, and the Australian market, with its thriving slate of homegrown and international leagues, is a shining example. With its recently launched multi-sport streaming service, Kayo Sports offers Australia’s sports fans a massive selection of more than 50 live sports powered by FOX SPORTS Australia, ESPN,and beIN […]

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In the News: CBS Interactive and the Super Bowl

At AWS we talk about “when it matters most…” those events that are so large in scale, so high profile, so highly trafficked, that our customers are trusting us with the crown jewels of their business. In this interview from FierceVideo, Liz Carrasco, Chief Technology Officer at CBS Interactive, and Chris Xiques, VP of Video […]

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Wide cloud of sports

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 11. If you were a sports fan in the mid- to late-20th century, you waited… and you waited. Finally, the weekend came and for a few hours, you devoured as much sports content as you could. If you lived in the US, it all kicked off with ABC’s […]

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LA Clippers take the Clippers CourtVision viewing experience to the next level with AWS

Innovating the fan experience is a top priority for sports organizations today, including the LA Clippers, whose Clippers CourtVision digital viewing experience is reimagining the way its core audience watches each game. Clippers CourtVision puts fans in control of the viewing experience, allowing them to toggle across multiple Modes with real-time data and augmented reality […]

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Introducing Media2Cloud: A serverless framework for media archive ingest to the cloud

The launch of our new Media2Cloud solution is an example of how serverless can reinvent ingest workflows and simplify the process of placing video content under management in AWS, and more importantly, back in the control of the content owner. The following document outlines the issues with managing large scale video content on-premise and how […]

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Connecting with the cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 11. It wasn’t long ago when the perceived wisdom was that live broadcast video via the cloud was a dodgy proposition. Today, it’s not only becoming a viable option, but could become the preferred delivery method for some applications. The processing, packaging and delivery of live video content […]

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Webcast on-demand: Hear from video experts on the latest trends & learn how to deploy them using AWS

Most media industry trend reports can provide directional guidance on consumer behavior but miss practical applications for media technologists to solve short- to long-term challenges. In this webcast, we discuss how new video workflow solutions from AWS directly address the changes your business is going through. Highlights include: Fast and affordable media production and archiving […]

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