AWS Media Blog

Category: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Case study: CineSend grows video streaming business by 1000% with secure content delivery solution built on AWS

CineSend provides secure, cloud-native video storage, encoding, and delivery solutions to customers ranging from major airlines and Hollywood studios to global financial institutions, top colleges, and other enterprises. The company experienced a significant spike in demand for its video streaming services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but leveraged AWS to quickly and efficiently […]

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AWS Partner TrackIt uses Amazon OpenSearch service to help Visual Data streamline media delivery

Television studios, movie distributors, and other entertainment companies face significant challenges with data sprawl. There might be multiple storage systems located all over the world that contain elements needed for editorials in order to meet distribution requirements, such as subtitles, language dubs, and curated video for network standards and practices. Individual companies format files differently, […]

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Live content moderation using machine learning

Managing live channels requires humans to monitor streams for unexpected content. It is particularly important to detect harmful content quickly and take appropriate measures for moderation. This guide describes the steps you can take to implement an automatic solution to extract, store, analyze, and sort images from your live channel using cloud services from Amazon […]

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Optimizing compression settings for cost efficiencies with AWS Media Services

Video compression is complex. Quality, bitrate efficiency, latency, and cost optimization all seem to compete against each other. Determining the right balance of each takes trial and error. This blog post showcases examples of different codecs, color spaces, encoding settings, and output settings to give you a starting point for your own testing. We look […]

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Watch now: HBO Max uses canaries on AWS for outside-in validation

Stand-alone streaming platform HBO Max entertains global audiences of all ages with HBO programing, blockbuster movies, and original content, with its international subscriber base topping 73 million. Responsible for building tools for operational visibility and fraud mitigation, HBO Max’s operational experience team created a solution for internal stakeholders to easily see the status of the […]

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Enable Microsoft Smooth Streaming to resource-constrained devices using Lambda@Edge and AWS Elemental MediaPackage

AWS Elemental MediaPackage is a highly scalable video origination and just-in-time packaging service. Using either a live HLS input from an encoder such as AWS Elemental MediaLive or media files from Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), the service packages video content with optional encryption to HLS, DASH-ISO, CMAF and Microsoft Smooth (MSS) formats. The majority […]

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Pixomondo puts AWS at core of multi-stage setup for virtual production studio

Global creative studio Pixomondo (PXO) has a well-earned reputation for producing high-end visual effects (VFX), having collected a trove of prestigious industry awards over the past two decades, including an Academy Award and several Emmy and Visual Effects Society (VES) Award wins. In a state of perpetual reinvention, the company has experimented with different tools […]

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Guest post: Modernizing NASCAR’s multi-PB media archive at speed with AWS Storage

The sanctioning body for American auto racing, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has amassed a vast content library of video, audio, and image assets since it was founded in 1948. Each year, its archive continues to grow by 1.5 PB – 2 PB of data, making managing its legacy LTO tape storage unwieldy. […]

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How virtual workstations are reshaping talent acquisition and production workflows

A look at how cloud technology and remote access solutions provided by AWS and Leostream set creative studios up for post-pandemic success “The show must go on,” is a mantra for anyone working in sports, news, lifestyle, and entertainment. Bringing a production, TV series, or broadcast event to life relies heavily on technology that can […]

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In this diagram, two types of feeds are processed. First, the live RTMP feed from the game court is processed by the media pipeline using AWS Elemental MediaLive and MediaConvert services to create video clips. Second, Hawk-Eye and statistical feeds are pushed into Amazon Kinesis streams. Lambda processes these events and stores them in Aurora Serverless Postgres database.

How Infosys reimagines the game of tennis using AWS

This post has been co-authored by Rohit Agnihotri, Chief Architect of Infosys Tennis Platform, and Satheesh Kumar, Principal Solutions Architect at AWS Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and has developed innovative solutions to engage stakeholders in the sports ecosystem. Infosys is the official digital innovation partner for major tennis events like the […]

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