AWS Media Blog

Category: Announcements

Build and scale direct-to-consumer streaming video offerings

Today, we are delighted to introduce an integrated direct-to-consumer offering from Salesforce and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help content distributors build and scale direct-to-consumer (D2C) video streaming subscription platforms. As D2C models evolve from their initial, often predominantly growth-focused, launch phase to scaling and becoming profitable businesses, leaders at media companies are looking for […]

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Overview of the AWS Virtual Waiting Room solution

Now Available: AWS Virtual Waiting Room solution

This post from the AWS Compute blog explains how to use the new AWS Virtual Waiting Room solution to buffer user requests to your website during times of peak demand and sudden bursts of traffic, preventing system resource exhaustion and providing an improved user experience. For retail or event sales, medical appointments and vaccine registrations, […]

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Best of 2021 Award Winner Badge

Outstanding broadcast products and solutions from AWS

This week, Future’s leading media technology brands: TVBEurope, Radio World, and TV Tech put forward their Best of 2021 Awards to recognize outstanding broadcast products and solutions from the last 15 months. “These awards showcase the innovation coming out of R&D teams across the industry, and once again the entries have been of the highest standard. Congratulations to the winners, […]

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re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

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Thursday, December 2: Media & Entertainment sessions at re:Invent

The following are a selection of sessions scheduled for Thursday, December 2nd relevant for media and entertainment customers at re:Invent. Find the full curated M&E Attendee guide here and learn more about the AWS for M&E points of presence in this post. Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 12:15 – 1:15 […]

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Newly announced Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class—the lowest cost archive storage with milliseconds retrieval

Introduced at re:Invent 2021, Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval is a new Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Glacier storage class that provides cloud archival storage with milliseconds retrieval for media workloads. It is a cost-effective storage option for infrequently accessed media files that can be quickly retrieved when needed. Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval […]

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Wednesday, December 1: Media & Entertainment sessions at re:Invent

The following are a selection of sessions scheduled for Wednesday, December 1st relevant for media and entertainment customers at re:Invent. Find the full curated M&E Attendee guide here and learn more about the AWS for M&E points of presence in this post. Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 8:30 – 9:30 […]

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Tuesday, November 30: Media & Entertainment sessions at re:Invent

The following are a selection of sessions scheduled for Tuesday, November 30th relevant for media and entertainment customers at re:Invent. Find the full curated M&E Attendee guide here and learn more about the AWS for M&E points of presence in this post. Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 11:00 […]

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NAB Best in Market 2021 Winner badge

Advancing entertainment across the media spectrum

This year, Future Publishing put forward its Best in Market awards (previously Best of Show at NAB) to recognize innovation and excellence in newly introduced professional TV/video, radio/audio, and AV products and solutions. “We were impressed with the quality and innovation demonstrated by this year’s Best in Market nominees, ” said Tom Butts, TV Tech […]

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