AWS Media Blog

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Securing production workflows in AWS: Aligning to the MovieLabs Common Security Architecture for Production (CSAP)

In the previous blog in the series, Building a strong identity foundation: Aligning to the MovieLabs Common Security Architecture for Production (CSAP), we discussed the importance of building a strong identity foundation in Amazon Web Services (AWS). We did this by demonstrating how AWS services map to core components in the MovieLabs CSAP through a […]

Leia Inc. and AWS Partner Insys VT build DRM solution with near real-time session checking

As a 3D-experience company, Leia Inc. (Leia) was set to launch beta testing for its latest offering, LeiaFlix, an application that can stream 2D video content in 3D to Lume Pad, Leia’s proprietary handheld tablet that comes equipped with 3D Lightfield display technology. While developing this application, the company wanted to offer a selection of […]

Event platform Voilà reimagines the live digital event experience in HD with Amazon IVS

Live event platform Voilà is built around high quality, interactive video streaming. Envisioned as an intuitive solution to deliver a premium and engaging live event experience digitally, it was used for more than 70 corporate events in the first nine months of 2022 and has continued gaining adoption. Able to stream 1080p video globally at […]

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

Since the advent of television in the 1920s, broadcasters have continuously reinvented themselves in the face of change ­­– from the analog to digital transition to the rise of connected TV (CTV). The latter prompted broadcasters like TV 2 DANMARK (TV 2) to expand its offerings to support live and on-demand content consumption across a […]

Automatic media ingest and quality control with Telestream and Ateliere on AWS

Automation in media workflows is increasingly important as more file-based media workloads move into the cloud. AWS collaborated with Telestream and Ateliere Creative Technologies to create an automatic media ingest and quality control (QC) demo, which was showcased at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in September, 2022. AWS participates each year at IBC to showcase the […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]