AWS Media Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

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 […]

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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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Watch now: HPA Tech Retreat 2021 insights and innovations

The HPA Tech Retreat is the pre-eminent gathering for individuals and companies engaged in the creation, management, and dissemination of content, bringing together a world-class roster of well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity, and business to discuss the most compelling topics facing the media and entertainment landscape today. The following videos share insights […]

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How AWS streamed re:Invent 2020

re:Invent is the largest event of the year for both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and those of us on the AWS Event Technology Team. Live streams of the leadership sessions boast roughly 500% more viewership than other AWS events. In 2020, due to the impacts of COVID-19, re:Invent pivoted from an in person- to virtual for […]

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Watch now: FOX: Uncompressed live sports in the cloud

FOX and AWS are continuing to innovate the way live television is created and distributed in the cloud. Now a year into their strategic collaboration agreement with AWS, FOX dives into how they use AWS Media Services to create adaptable, elastic, and efficient workflows. FOX will share lessons it has learned as pioneers moving the […]

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Watch now: Accelerating next-generation direct-to-consumer experiences featuring NBCUniversal

To captivate audiences, media enterprises have to remain nimble in the face of change to deliver innovative experiences that leverage their unique content libraries and technology assets. In this session, learn how NBCUniversal worked with AWS to design, implement, operate, and accelerate the launch of its successful Peacock streaming service. Learn more about OTT on […]

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Watch now: Empowering users with natural language search featuring Dow Jones

Content creators face the ever-increasing challenge of cataloging content in a way that is easily accessible by users. Providing content relevant to a user’s search from vast archives of content requires a system that automatically provides the best match from the most relevant content. Using the Amazon Kendra machine learning service, the Wall Street Journal […]

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Watch now: Innovate, enhance, and secure OTT and B2B video delivery featuring PBS

The world of content contribution and distribution is changing, and AWS is helping people solve the latest challenges. Whether the use case is one-to-many or many-to-one, AWS provides solutions custom built for media content. This session explores two use cases, one highlighting multisite contribution feeding centralized distribution and another focused on highly secure centralized contribution […]

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2020 AWS Media Services recap: a year of innovation

2020 was the year everything went virtual. AWS responded to the changes in our world, addressing the needs of media customers during unprecedented times. AWS Media Services continued to enable customer innovation by adding features to existing services and released new ones. Let’s reflect: In April, AWS introduced the AWS Elemental Link device. Link is […]

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2020 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards Recognize AWS as Video Streaming Skyrockets

Amidst the chaos of 2020, millions more people sought their news, information, sports, and entertainment via online video. This was evidenced by on-demand subscriptions up a record-setting 39% to 770 million viewers around the world. Overall video streaming increased in all regions, with Conviva reporting that time spent streaming in the fourth quarter of 2020 […]

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