AWS Media Blog

New from the Networking & Content Delivery blog: Building a Serverless Subscription Service using Lambda@Edge

This post from the Networking & Content Delivery blog explains how to use Lambda@Edge to implement a serverless-based subscription service for your website. A subscription service enables you to control your user’s journey by using an access model that lets you add metering, restrict users to particular section or article, include micropayments, and set up a […]

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New from the Machine Learning Blog: Step-by-Step Guide for Getting Started With the Media Analysis Solution

Back in May, AWS launched the Media Analysis Solution. Our Machine Learning team has created a step-by-step guide for how to start using this Solution. Click here to read Start Building: Make Content Archives Searchable by On-camera Talent, Dialog, Activity, and More With This New Solution from AWS .  You can learn about media use cases […]

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In the News: Discovery, Inc to Transition 300 Channels to Virtual Playout

In this interview from Broadcast, Discovery, Inc Chief Technology Officer John Honeycutt talks about the strategic impetus behind moving playout of 300 channels around the world to the cloud: Honeycutt said the move to cloud-based playout was part of a broader strategy to virtualise Discovery’s entire content supply and delivery chain, from the arrival of […]

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AWS Partner Demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand […]

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[Updated Oct 9] On-Demand Webinar: Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads

The webinar Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads is now available on demand: Level 300 | Solutions Best Practices Media companies, driven by higher resolution and an increasing amount of content due to direct B2C delivery, are looking to cost-effectively leverage cloud compute scalability. Emerging use cases, such as Media Supply […]

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This is My Architecture: TV Globo Rendering VFX at Scale with Thinkbox Deadline

In this episode of This Is My Architecture (in Portuguese with English subtitles), Thiago Abreu (Project Manager) explains how TV Globo architected a hybrid rendering solution with AWS. Using AWS Thinkbox Deadline, TV Globo can now scale their rendering workload in an elastic and cost-effective way using Amazon EC2 Spot instances. The near-limitless compute capacity […]

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From Russia with LOVE (Lots Of Video to Edit): Fox Sports’ Cloud-based Workflows for 2018 World Cup

In case you missed the SVG Sports Content Management & Storage Forum in July, check out the above audio recording from the Spotlight Session A Look at Fox Sports’ World Cup Cloud Workflows and read more details from SVG News: With a hard-drive–free workflow, Fox could run an agile and free-roaming system without restraints. Plus, the […]

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Build an Automatic Alert System to Easily Moderate Content at Scale with Amazon Rekognition Video

Introduction There has been a steep increase in people creating videos, spending time watching videos, and sharing videos. Most of the videos created today are user-generated content, but publishing this raw content comes with risk. To help ensure a positive website experience for customers by removing inappropriate or unwanted content, companies need a scalable content […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. […]

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