AWS Media Blog

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.smil using AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD

Multi-language and multi-subtitle support is here New enhancements to AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD allow you to create custom labeling of your audio and subtitle/caption tracks so the name and language information passes through to the end user. This is now supported when ingesting your assets via a .smil file, which is a simple XML document […]

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Fisheye lens shot of the Arsenal Football Stadium

Arsenal Football Club Transforms Live Video Backhaul with AWS

Since its founding in 1886, UK-based Arsenal Football Club has garnered an estimated fanbase of more than 100 million worldwide, and today, social media and digital video play a crucial role in engaging those followers. Video coverage of ‘friendlies’ matches, in particular, has become popular with their fans across the world. To complement its primary […]

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Running MediaInfo as an AWS Lambda Function

Media processing applications often need information about what’s in audio and video files before they can do anything with those files. MediaInfo, a unified display of the most relevant video and audio file data, is a popular tool for doing just that. Video providers use it to get technical metadata about video codecs, frame rates, […]

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Screenshot of video broadcast from Harvest Ministry depicting a large audience enjoying a religious service.

Exploring Video Workflows for the Modern Religious Organization

Video has become an expected commodity in modern consumer culture. Tech-savvy shoppers, sports fans, binge-watchers, and ambitious DIYers alike head online to watch product reviews and companion content, catch up on series programming, or view instructional content. Given the growing prevalence of online video, religious organizations are turning to streaming content as a way to […]

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Managing Hybrid Video Processing Workflows with Apache Airflow

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. Authored by Riccardo Vescovi, Head of Solution Engineering – Fincons; Donato Fraccalvieri, Solution Architect – Fincons; Gianluca De Giuseppe, Solution Architecture – Fincons; and Zavisa Bjelogrlic, Partner Solution Architect – AWS.  Fincons Group is a […]

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[Updated 11-December] Media2Cloud 2.0 now live: Increased control, SageMaker Ground Truth integration, and more partner support

MEDIA2CLOUD VERSION 2.0 RELEASED I’m happy to announce that Media2Cloud 2.0 has been officially released to help AWS customers simplify and expedite their ingest workflow into AWS.   The following blog post was published when we demonstrated the new version at IBC in September of this year. Now that the new version has officially launched, I […]

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Elastic Workflows and Studio in the Cloud at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019

Rendering, whereby a scene file of data is processed to become an image, is integral to visual effects and animation. It’s the compute-intensive process that allows an artist to see the final result of their efforts, instead of a low-resolution approximation. As a company founded by visual effects (VFX) practitioners, AWS Thinkbox has long focused […]

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Streaming Media Readers Choose AWS

This year, the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards engaged more than 2,700 voters who cast nearly 28,000 votes in 28 categories covering a variety of technologies, from analytics to webcasting and everything in between. Among the winners announced on November 20 at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles were five AWS products and services that […]

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Network 10 Selects AWS Media Services for Richer Content

AWS Media Services provides Network 10 with faster and more reliable streaming video capabilities Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that Network 10, one of Australia’s largest television networks, has selected AWS Media Services to support its video transport structure for remote production in South Africa for its upcoming season of […]

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Deep Dive int CORS Configs on Amazon S3

Deep Dive into CORS Configs on Amazon S3

As part of the technical marketing team at AWS Elemental, my role includes building tools that help customers streamline their video workflows. I’m currently developing a web application for processing videos through AWS machine learning services using a serverless framework called the Media Insights Engine. Recently, I’ve been having difficulties with Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) errors […]

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