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Category: Media Services

Enhance your live stream with HTML5 motion graphics

Adding HTML5 graphic elements to live content has become a popular method to enhance linear broadcasts. This popularity is largely due to the ease of creation. Because these graphical elements are built using standard web technologies, content creators no longer need to use proprietary authoring or rendering tools. Common use cases include adding scoreboards and […]

Getting started with SRT inputs in AWS Elemental Live

What is SRT? Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) is an open source video transport protocol, originally developed by Haivision, that optimizes video streaming performance. It includes a technology package and protocol that connect two endpoints to deliver low latency video across unreliable networks. It is designed to deliver superior video quality over unreliable networks and survive minor network […]

Streamly puts live event audiences in the director’s chair with AWS

Startup delivers multi-view streaming service for concerts, corporate events, and other live productions with help from AWS Elemental Link and AWS Elemental Media Services     Whether binge-watching a new series, catching a baseball game live or tuning into an online event, modern audiences favor personalized viewing experiences. In tune with this trend, UK-based media […]

Build a digital studio-in-the-cloud with Amazon Nimble Studio and WekaIO

Authored by Barbara Murphy, Vice President of Cloud at Weka. 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.   Cloud-based media and entertainment storage workflow solution Imagine if a Formula 1 driver had to be their own […]

AWS for Media & Entertainment – Helping customers reinvent the industry with purpose-built services, solutions, and partners

Media and entertainment customers face industry-wide transformation, with companies reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. Industry leaders such as Netflix, FORMULA 1, Discovery, and Disney use the cloud to pioneer new ways to entertain—launching new streaming services, expanding their content catalogs, […]

Introducing AWS Elemental MediaConnect inputs for AWS Elemental Live appliances

AWS Elemental Live 2.21.2 GA introduces a new input type for use with AWS Elemental MediaConnect that makes it easier to securely and reliably ingest content. In this article, I review use cases where MediaConnect inputs are helpful, and show how to configure both MediaConnect and Elemental Live to utilize this capability. This new input type […]

Designing resilient ground and cloud networks for SMPTE-2022-7 video workflows

The purpose of this post is to create a blueprint for a fault-tolerant network between ground networks and your Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) for 24/7 broadcast environments. This design guide is vendor-neutral for on-premises networking. Components: On-premises networking Amazon VPC AWS Direct Connect Overview From the time the first pair of 2022-7 packets […]

How Winnie-the-Pooh sparked Method Melbourne’s journey to cloud rendering

Authored by Jon Stanley, Head of Systems of Method Melbourne. 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.    If you’ve seen a blockbuster film in the last five years, you’ve likely witnessed the visual effects and […]

AWS Elemental Link powers Sherpa Digital’s virtual events

AWS Elemental Link powers Sherpa Digital’s remote production of live enterprise events. Sherpa Digital is a virtual events platform that powers the live video and virtual events. With live video as the core of the virtual event experience, production quality video is paramount but not easy to achieve. Networks are often congested and unpredictable, and […]

AWS Elemental Link connects Glo instructors to their students

AWS Elemental Link connects Glo instructors to their students with live video from home. Glo is a subscription wellness platform, based in Los Angeles with an online video library of more than 4000 classes in yoga, meditation, and Pilates, taught by top instructors from around the world. The sessions can be streamed, downloaded, and viewed […]