AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Nippon Television Network Corporation implements cloud playout using AWS

A playout system is used to stream video for broadcasting and over-the-top (OTT) video. It performs tasks such as: switching between a live feed and a pre-recorded asset; controlling and editing the progress of a TV program; and switching video sources if there is an emergency. Frame-level accuracy is vital because switching between a live […]

Part 2 – anatomy of a live streaming AWS CloudFormation template

In an earlier blog, we shared an AWS CloudFormation template that automated the deployment of a simple live streaming workflow using AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaStore. We took apart the template and analyzed the various sections of the template including the defined MediaLive and MediaStore resources. Since the blog’s publication, AWS Elemental MediaPackage […]

Three free training resources to build your Media Services skills

AWS Training and Certification has launched new resources designed to help you build skills in Media Services. Whether you are uncertain where to begin, interested in creating or using video to promote your business, or ready for a course that uses real-world examples there is training to suit your needs. You need to build solutions […]

Foundation for Hungarian Theaters brings the stage to your home with AWS

The mission of the Foundation for Hungarian Theaters is to preserve, perpetuate, and develop the Hungarian theatrical and concert culture and tradition. The Foundation supports preservation of the artistic values of theaters and concerts. In 2020 they launched the eTheater platform for major Hungarian theaters and concert halls. With the creation of eTheater, the Foundation […]

How AWS streamed re:Invent 2020

re:Invent is the largest event of the year for both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and those of us on the AWS Event Technology Team. Live streams of the leadership sessions boast roughly 500% more viewership than other AWS events. In 2020, due to the impacts of COVID-19, re:Invent pivoted from an in person- to virtual for […]

Aventri moves its event management platform online with Amazon Interactive Video Service

When the global pandemic hit, the events industry was sent into a shockwave. While initially events were cancelled, the industry soon realized it could adapt by pivoting to virtual events. As a provider of event management technology, traditionally used for in-person events, Aventri engaged with its customers to understand their requirements from a virtual event […]

Watch now: A+E Networks’ cloud journey and lessons learned

Interested in migrating the the cloud? Learn what drove A+E Networks’ migration, lessons they learned along the way, and how their business benefited from the move. As storytellers, media companies are using the cloud to reach audiences around the world with inspiring tales. This session shares the cloud journey of A+E Networks, a global media […]

Building a successful online event platform on AWS

Authored by Michiel Droog, co-owner and managing director, and Tim Smid, senior product developer at Invitado. 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.   Invitado Visitor Management has been a specialist in the event registration industry […]

Introducing the AWS Media Asset Preparation System

AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS) UI The AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS) deployment on AWS GitHub Samples facilitates the preparation and movement of media assets across AWS storage mediums such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon FSx. Anyone involved in preparing content for media production workflows can upload and download […]

Watch now: FOX: Uncompressed live sports in the cloud

FOX and AWS are continuing to innovate the way live television is created and distributed in the cloud. Now a year into their strategic collaboration agreement with AWS, FOX dives into how they use AWS Media Services to create adaptable, elastic, and efficient workflows. FOX will share lessons it has learned as pioneers moving the […]