AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Better than Broadcast: Optimizing Live Streaming Video Latency

For a long time, OTT video streams over the internet have been lagging behind broadcast TV and social media by 15-30 seconds if not more; it’s been a frustrating problem for both viewers and content providers. New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. […]

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Pac-12 Conference Upgrades Sports Video Experience Using AWS

Pac-12 Networks, the sports media production arm of the prestigious Pac-12 Conference, is on a mission to transform the sports fan experience – reaching more viewers, at more locations, and on more devices. Their new approach takes advantage of AWS cloud technologies, including AWS Elemental Media Services, to re-imagine core master control production workflows as […]

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FAQs About Live Streaming on AWS: How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available?

How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available? In my last blog I looked in detail at the factors that contribute to the cost of live streaming on AWS. I focused on the AWS Elemental Media Services that encode, package and originate, and monetize live streams, as well as the use of Amazon CloudFront […]

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AWS M&E Symposium in London – December 4, 2018

[UPDATE Dec 13] Presentations from this event are now available for viewing and downloading here. This one-day event will bring together Media & Entertainment industry pioneers that are transforming their businesses with the Cloud. We will address video workloads across content production, media management and delivery. Join us to hear the experiences of others in […]

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How to Send Live Video to AWS Elemental MediaStore

In this blog post, I’ll describe how to send live HLS streams to AWS Elemental MediaStore. AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. In this blog post I will show you how to setup a […]

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AWS Online Conference for Media Tech Leaders – Register Now

  The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights, a media and entertainment focused online conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, […]

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Upcoming webinars: Agile Media Processing with Vidispine API & Vidinet.

Supply chain technology needs to be as agile and flexible as the demands from customers and service delivery needs.  In this webinar series, you will learn how Vidispine can utilize the cloud to enable highly scaleable media processing workflows with Vidispine API and Vidinet.   Our three webinars will offer you insight into everything from video […]

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Extending the Cloud Video Ecosystem

In February, AWS Elemental shared an update from the growing ecosystem of software solutions developed by our technology partners. Since, many more vendors have achieved integration and interoperability with AWS Elemental Media Services, further extending the selection of available tools for building cloud-based video workflows. Following are some of the software solutions recently made available by members of the AWS […]

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Calling all Media Tech Startups – Apply for Filmologic’s Pitch Night at AWS

Guest post from Filmologic Are you a media & entertainment startup looking for funding? Don’t miss this opportunity to pitch your company to a panel of expert judges and our audience of industry leaders, execs, and VCs. On December 6th, Amazon Web Services will be hosting a Startup Pitch Night organized by Filmologic at our […]

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Upcoming AWS Tech Talk: Tape-to-Cloud Migration Walkthrough

DATE and TIME: October 24 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET) ABSTRACT: Level 300 | Service How To Whether a content creator (like a studio) or a distributor (like a broadcaster), Media Asset Management is a core workload for Media & Entertainment companies. In this tech talk, learn […]

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