AWS Media Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

Media & Entertainment in focus for AWS Architecture Monthly

AWS gives Media & Entertainment customers an agile architecture, so they can build, test and deploy new video services quickly, create new content faster and more efficiently, and enhance media workflows with machine learning tools, monetization methods, and more. Every month, AWS Architecture Monthly magazine curates top technical content and expert insights around a single […]

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Sample video frame extracted from Big Buck Bunny. Pixels tend to be surrounded by other pixels of similar color - for example, in the sky, blue pixels are surrounded by other blue pixels, and white pixels are surrounded by other white pixels in the cloud. Encoders exploit this property to compress images using spatial compression.

Back to Basics: GOPs Explained

Sometimes in their daily lives, video engineers forget that not everybody understands the alphabet-soup of three letter acronyms (TLAs) that get used regularly in our industry. In this Back to Basics series of blog posts, I revisit core and fundamental concepts in video compression and delivery and attempt to explain them in accessible, easy to […]

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Illustration of a desktop computer holding its own mouse and keyboard. Illustration titled "Give VPN a chance"

Thinking Outside the Office: Nature’s Catalyst for Innovation

Authored by Andy Shenkler, Chief Product & Technology Officer, Deluxe. 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. Illustration by Cecilia Betsill.  On March 11, 2011, a 9.1-magnitude undersea earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan at 2:46 p.m. […]

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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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