AWS Media Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

Introducing the Streaming Media Lens whitepaper for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Today we are delighted to introduce the Streaming Media Lens, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected whitepaper. AWS Well-Architected provides a consistent approach for customers to evaluate architectures and implement scalable designs, and this whitepaper provides prescriptive guidance for customers to assess workloads and identify best practices to deploy video streaming workloads. Using the AWS […]

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Watch now: M&E sessions from AWS re:Invent 2021

Videos and presentation materials from re:Invent 2021 are now available on demand. Check out this re:Invent playlist for the Media & Entertainment breakout sessions. Details about each presentation, links to session recordings and slides, and pointers to related customer stories are available in this blog post. Read on! Transform and innovate with AWS for media […]

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A new tool for creating multilingual subtitles: Content Localization on AWS

Producing high-quality, multilanguage subtitles for video content is a difficult business problem that is often labor intensive to solve. Good subtitles have the power to extend the reach of video content and increase understanding for all viewers, but high-quality subtitles often require teams to spend hours transcribing, subtitling, translating, reviewing, and correcting. Video content with […]

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Creating virtual linear channels using AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Media companies continuously look for opportunities to increase revenue from content they already own, either by scheduling older content during nonpeak hours or by delivering premium content as video on demand (VOD). Although both methods bring revenue for high-demand content, they do not give companies the option to make the most of low-demand content—specifically, content […]

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Sharpen your skills with new AWS Elemental appliances and software training and certification courses

Learn about AWS Elemental appliances and software with new and updated self-paced digital courses. Designed for video professionals, engineers, developers, and systems architects, these courses will sharpen your applicable skillset. The updated courses are AWS Elemental Live Foundations, AWS Elemental Live Advanced, and AWS Elemental Conductor. The newest course is AWS Elemental Statmux, which requires that you take the first […]

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New possibilities with virtual production

One of the biggest trends in content production over the last year is virtual production, with the latest incarnation of the technology featuring sizable LED panel-equipped volumes that are popping up in major production and VFX hubs around the globe. This is part of the overall shift to remote work, which accelerated when productions had […]

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Register now: Amazon SageMaker for media and entertainment Tech Talk

Media and entertainment (M&E) companies use machine learning (ML) to create personalized content recommendations and improve content engagement. From video and music streaming to internet advertising and sports, Amazon SageMaker helps customers make smarter content investments, better monetize content libraries, and delight users with personalized experiences. Join speaker Amir Imani, AI/ML Specialist Solutions Architect, to […]

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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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5G and Wavelength for Media and Entertainment

5G and AWS Wavelength for live media production The introduction of 5G mobile services and its promise of higher bandwidth, lower latency, and network slicing brings the possibility of delivering better customer experiences. It also enables the creation of new forms of media and entertainment such as: Augmented and Virtual Reality (VR) – often referred […]

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How Amazon Live is creating interactive shoppable livestreams for customers powered by Amazon IVS

In the era of prolific OTT content, social media, and connected technology, consumers are tuning into live and on-demand video more than ever. Approximately 80 percent of consumers would rather watch a live video than read a blog, while video streaming in general is estimated to account for more than 80% of Internet traffic. Amazon […]

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