AWS Media Blog

Category: Best Practices

AWS Artist Series: Creating an ocean of clouds

This is the 6th post in our AWS Artist series, find the other five below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  AWS Artist Series: Rigging the bridge for “Spanner” AWS Artist Series: Laying out the opening shots of Spanner  Spanner Noa’s silhouette hanging from […]

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Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS (this post) Introduction In this post, we focus on live content generated in real time, as well as file playout or VOD-to-live […]

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Part 2: 4K HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental Server

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert (this post) Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS You have probably heard 4K and HDR many times, but exactly what do they mean for you and your customers? […]

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Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental

In this three part series, we discuss the current status of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video support across the AWS Elemental Media Services and appliances. Since our founding in 2006, our customers have expected our products to continue to produce the best quality video per bit using the latest codecs and formats. HDR is now […]

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Live media workflows on AWS: To compress, or to not compress?

Introduction In a cloud migration journey, there are many decisions that need to be made. One of the primary decisions for live media workflows is how to bring content from on-premises to the cloud. For example, how to take an event that is being shot at a sporting arena to the cloud for processing, and […]

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How to: Use Amazon Transcribe and Amazon Kendra to make your media files searchable

Amazon Machine Learning services help you find answers and extract valuable insights from the content of your audio, video, and text files. The ability to extract data from various types of media is becoming even more important as customer demand for content of all types grows and organizations use different content types to engage with […]

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Part 2: Working with SMPTE ST 2022-6 on AWS Elemental Live appliances

This two-part blog post is a look at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2022-6 standard. The first post explores some of the reasons customers are transitioning from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices using AWS […]

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Part 1: Background and key benefits of SMPTE ST 2022-6 on AWS Elemental Live

This two-part blog is a look at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2022-6 standard. This first post explores some of the reasons customers are transitioning from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices using AWS […]

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Choosing the right AWS video solution for your use case

Today, more companies are embracing video-enabled technology for live streaming, video on demand, and video meetings. The result is a rapid growth in the number and type of use cases including video integrated with AI/ML, interactivity, and content protection. To meet the growing and diverse needs of different video use cases, AWS offers four video […]

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Edge caching on AWS Wavelength

Edge caching and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are a critical part of both over-the-top (OTT) and over-the-air (OTA) distribution. They make geographical delivery possible by staging data closer to the user device, while reducing strain on origin servers and long-haul networks. This gives thousands of users efficient access to content with reduced response time in […]

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