AWS Media Blog

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Case Study: Discovery cuts playout cost by 61% and accelerates growth and innovation on AWS

Discovery, a global media company that delivers more than 8,000 hours of original programming in nearly 50 languages to 220 countries and territories each year, needed to innovate its playout system infrastructure. The cost and time required to upkeep the company’s on-premises software made it difficult to grow and innovate. Discovery reduced its on-premises server […]

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AWS Media2Cloud helps Formula 1 migrate to the cloud and manage its growing asset library

Since its inception in 1950, Formula 1 (F1) has grown into a globally recognized brand with a massive library of images, audio, and video captured at Grand Prix racing events around the world. The abundance of media assets F1 captured over time are a challenge to store, manage, and use. Researchers, editors, and producers spent […]

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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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Guest post: Electronic Arts modernizes data storage on Amazon S3

Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, best known for video games like FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield. The increasing scale and complexity of telemetry data over the years, along with data archiving and long-term backup needs, left them with an immense storage challenge. The company used AWS to solve their large […]

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Case Study: Wynk Music reduces costs and time-to-market using AWS

Wynk Music is an audio streaming service under the Airtel Digital brand in India, with 72 million monthly active users. Wynk generates about 4 TB of data a day, including data around how long users are listening and what users are listening to, which soon led to complex data infrastructure and soaring compute costs. Using […]

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Automatically compare two videos to find common content

Comparing two videos to determine what is common and what is different between them is useful in many ways. The ability to find common content across two video sources opens up a number of interesting possible applications, including: Searching third-party videos for unauthorized use of your content Monitoring a pair of video streams to ensure […]

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“The Crown” in the cloud

How the award-winning in-house VFX team for Netflix’s monarchy drama completed 600 shots in eight months on AWS for Season 4   Since its 2016 debut, Netflix episodic drama “The Crown” has enraptured viewers with its take on key historical and cultural moments from the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. While visual effects have been […]

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Case Study: Radio Television Brunei launches RTBGo in two months with IPSB 

Radio Television Brunei (RTB) delivers content through streaming and on-demand video, podcasts, radio networks, and satellite television channels. RTB wanted to launch a new streaming internet platform, RTBGo, to broadcast television and radio programs, as well as on-demand entertainment and education videos and podcasts. Working with IPSB, an AWS Select Technology Partner and an AWS Public Sector […]

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Case Study: Kiswe sets world record for the largest live streaming ticketed concert with AWS

Kiswe delivers ticketed digital experiences for live concerts and sporting events to global audiences. As a startup, Kiswe wanted to provide content rights owners with a turnkey event solution that delivers interactive live streamed experiences to their audiences, built with reliability, security, low latency, and elasticity to scale from small private events to the largest […]

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HPA 2021 streams ‘The Found Lederhosen’ content to multiscreen devices in 4K HDR 

The Found Lederhosen is a thought leadership content production project done with the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), Amazon Web Services (AWS), creatives, subject matter experts, and other technology companies. The HPA Tech Retreat 2021, led by Joachim “JZ” Zell, focused on the most innovative approaches to creating, finishing, and distributing creative content for six short […]

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