AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

The New World of Watching Machine Learning-Enhanced Streaming Sports

Gone are the days when watching sports on television meant turning on the one and only broadcaster which owned the rights to televise an event. Several sports-specific OTT offerings have launched in the last year with broadcasters realizing that sports are the last bastion of streaming video for which viewers are willing to pay a […]

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Washington Post’s Arc Publishing Platform Uses AWS to Transform the Broadcast Landscape

Founded in 1877, The Washington Post is a world-renowned news publisher and recipient of multiple Pulitzer prizes. Known for its commitment to political journalism and international coverage with 24 correspondents in 18 bureaus around the world, The Washington Post’s mission is to serve as the first place readers turn for breaking news and investigative journalism. […]

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Presentations from the Media & Entertainment London Symposium on December 4

Whether you missed our event on Dec 4 2018 at BAFTA in London, or you were able to attend and would like to have a copy of the presentations, we are delighted to provide an overview of the sessions and assets to review. The overall objective of the event was to gather customers and partners […]

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re:Invent 2018: Presentations from M&E-related Sessions

Missed any of the media-related sessions from re:Invent? Below are the videos and slide decks (where available) for M&E-related breakouts. Click here to see the full list of M&E-related sessions across breakouts, chalktalks, and workshops. If you want to see all videos and slide decks across all re:Invent 2018, they are available here and here respectively. You […]

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What’s New From re:Invent – Relevant M&E Releases and Launches

With over 100 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any media technologist to keep track of the most relevant for media workloads. Of the many announcements, three stood out as game changers for our M&E customers: Amazon Personalize: Leverage Amazon.com’s personalization technology to deliver personalized […]

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Guest Post from BuyDRM: Studio-Mandated Multi-DRM In the Cloud

Guest post by BuyDRM 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. With the rise of the OTT platform as the dominant method of consumer video delivery, the major Hollywood studios have all moved to licensing models […]

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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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