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HTML5 Motion Graphics with AWS Media Services

AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: HTML5 Motion Graphics with AWS Media Services

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Part 2: SCTE 35 signal conditioning in AWS Elemental Live

This is the second post in a two-part series. Read the first post here. It is quite common for AWS Elemental Live, which lets users encode live video on premises for events and 24/7 streams, to be used to deliver live streams into Amazon Web Services (AWS) for over-the-top (OTT) workflows and to distribute a […]

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Part 1: Use ESAM in AWS Elemental Live for SCTE 35 signal conditioning and input switching

Using ESAM for SCTE 35 signal conditioning In modern linear workflows, event signaling and management (ESAM) is used to enrich the conditioning of SCTE 35 signals within a live stream. The SCTE 35 standard—created by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)—states, “SCTE 35 is the core signaling […]

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Introducing the Streaming Media Lens whitepaper for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Today we are delighted to introduce the Streaming Media Lens, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected whitepaper. AWS Well-Architected provides a consistent approach for customers to evaluate architectures and implement scalable designs, and this whitepaper provides prescriptive guidance for customers to assess workloads and identify best practices to deploy video streaming workloads. Using the AWS […]

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AWS Elemental Live introduces support for Dolby Atmos® Encoding

In recent years, technology innovation and a drive for an enhanced customer experience have led to broader adoption of Dolby Vision for HDR video and Dolby Atmos for immersive audio.  As the digital media supply chain encompassing content creation, distribution, and consumer consumption matures and expands, customers get the benefit of incredible color, more detailed […]

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BBC delivers live, UHD coverage of UEFA Euros and Wimbledon with AWS

Major sporting events in Summer 2021 attracted audiences in the millions to BBC viewing platforms, breaking previous records. A peak BBC TV audience of 25 million tuned into the UEFA Euro 2020 final between Italy and England, and a peak audience of 7.8 million witnessed Novak Djokovic defeat Matteo Berrettini in the Men’s Singles Final […]

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The 2021 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award Winners

The results of this year’s Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards brought good news for services and solutions for media and entertainment from AWS. With 200 nominees in 22 categories and 14,600 votes cast, the results are in: Winner, Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Services: AWS Elemental MediaLive Winner, Content Delivery Network: Amazon CloudFront Winner, DRM/Content Protection: AWS Elemental […]

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AWS Elemental Live encoder 4K/UHD advancements and workflows

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental has a long and rich history when it comes to 4K / Ultra High Definition (UHD) encoding in both live and file-based video workflows. AWS Elemental Live—which processes video streams in near real time—supported the world’s first near-real-time 4K High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) transmission when it streamed the Osaka […]

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NHL goes all in on UHD with help from AWS

Fans can now get a clearer, real-time view of what’s happening on the ice through the NHL’s new UHD-enhanced video production pipeline. NHL’s recent technology infrastructure update, which includes the addition of several AWS Elemental Link UHD cloud contribution encoders across 32 NHL arenas, provides innovative viewer experiences. The NHL’s new Link UHDs make it […]

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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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