AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Interface view of the AWS Portal, a feature of AWS Thinkbox Deadline

Optimizing computing performance with AWS Thinkbox deadline – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series, we discuss how to collect benchmark data, how to decide what hardware and software to run, and what AWS Thinkbox Deadline features can be used to get the highest performance at the lowest cost. In part 3, we look at the AWS Portal-specific considerations related […]

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Why the NHRA moved its post-production to the cloud – NHRA, Sony Ci & BeBop webinar hosted by MESA

In today’s market, sports brands need to increase the value of their assets, keep their fans engaged with compelling content, and remain technically agile to keep up with current trends. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), the largest motorsports sanctioning body, has passionate fans who are ready and waiting for more engagement beyond the race […]

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FOX uses AWS to score with digital audiences for Super Bowl LIV

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. The come-from-behind victory by the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers in early February attracted an audience of 102 million viewers in the United States – including the largest ever streaming audience with 3.4 million viewers across a […]

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AWS media spotlight labs and workshops at NAB show 2020 [Updated 3/12/2020]

Due to the NAB Show 2020 cancellation, Amazon Web Services will host two online events in the coming weeks to showcase our planned content for the exhibition: NAB News & Updates Online Event – On April 20, AWS will host an online event to spotlight updates planned for the NAB Show. AWS M&E Online Conference – On May […]

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The evolution of the television live event ecosystem and how AWS and TAGVS are shaping the future – Part 1

This blog was co-authored by Kevin Joyce (TAG Video Systems), Peter Wharton (Happy Robots), Michael Proulx (Retired CTO), and Mark Stephens (Amazon Web Services). This blog is the first of a two-part series in which we walk through the linear television live event ecosystem and how it is evolving through the use of cloud. In part […]

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AWS at the 2020 NAB show [Updated 3/12/2020]

Due to the NAB Show 2020 cancellation, Amazon Web Services will host two online events in the coming weeks to showcase our planned content for the exhibition: NAB News & Updates Online Event – On April 20, AWS will host an online event to spotlight updates planned for the NAB Show. AWS M&E Online Conference – On May […]

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Second Spectrum logo on black background

Second Spectrum chooses AWS for cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and media services

Second Spectrum, the Official Optical Tracking and Analytics Provider of sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the English Premier League, has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) provider. Second Spectrum has also selected AWS media services to help deliver new kinds of live game-watching […]

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Overview of the UGC upload process you will build in this tutorial

2020 Resolution: Add user-generated content to your applications

Many AWS customers have started to allow user-generated content (UGC) within their applications to enhance users’ ability to connect with each other and express themselves individually. This video content usually takes the form of short “stories” (less than one minute) told in a personal way, and showcasing things like products, clothing, or real estate. Allowing […]

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Register now – AWS Media Symposium & Workshops – New York [Updated 3/5]

Unpublished 3/29/2021 as the registration/agenda page has been removed Due to the continued concerns about travel safety, Amazon Web Services has postponed the AWS Media Symposium & Workshops, scheduled for March 11 in New York. We will share details in the coming weeks. Join AWS customers, partners and thought leaders for the AWS Media Symposium […]

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