AWS Media Blog

Securing media content using watermarking at the edge

A recent study revealed that pirate subscription services are now a billion-dollar US industry. Piracy of high-value content can be hurtful to all stakeholders and poses major risk to the extended media business model. Edge computing brings data processing, storage, and analysis closer to the location where they are needed and helps improve response times […]

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A+E Networks UK enhanced distribution using a playout solution built by AWS Partner Amagi

Media network A+E Networks UK (A+E UK) needed to find a new playout solution when its previous service provider suddenly went out of business. Unless it found one within 3 months, A+E wouldn’t be able to broadcast its TV and streaming channels—including HISTORY, Crime+Investigation, Lifetime, and BLAZE—to 60 million homes across 100 countries. Finding a […]

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Pylon One powers up delegate live virtual event platform with Amazon IVS

Event Communications Technology services provider Pylon One has delivered robust connectivity for major events around the globe for more than two decades. From the United Nations Climate of Change Conferences and G7 Summits to leadership gatherings for Fortune 500 companies, the company has designed and built enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networks to support these notable assemblies. The […]

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How to implement reliable dynamic ad insertion using AWS Media Services

During these peculiar times and with the accompanying difficulties of organizing live events, streaming of live proceedings, such as music concerts, sporting events, and linear television, has exploded since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. An increased amount of content is available exclusively through over-the-top (OTT) live streaming on mobile phones and desktop browsers or […]

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Pop Family Entertainment previews Being Betty Flood at AWS re:Invent 2021

Innovative production workflow of magical animated feature includes Amazon Nimble Studio and Epic Games’ Unreal Engine Sydney-based production company Pop Family Entertainment creates content that spans genres and audiences, appealing to all ages with documentaries, live action drama, animated comedy, and everything in between. At Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2021, Pop Family Entertainment COO […]

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Did you miss the annual EMEA Media & Entertainment Symposium?

Now in its fifth year, the AWS EMEA M&E Symposium event brings together pioneering Media organizations, and AWS partners to share their insights in reimagining media workflows in the cloud. As many media customers are already experienced in using AWS services and solutions, we took the decision to look forward and explore the ‘Art of […]

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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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Watch now: M&E sessions from AWS re:Invent 2021

Videos and presentation materials from re:Invent 2021 are now available on demand. Check out this re:Invent playlist for the Media & Entertainment breakout sessions. Details about each presentation, links to session recordings and slides, and pointers to related customer stories are available in this blog post. Read on! Transform and innovate with AWS for media […]

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A new tool for creating multilingual subtitles: Content Localization on AWS

Producing high-quality, multilanguage subtitles for video content is a difficult business problem that is often labor intensive to solve. Good subtitles have the power to extend the reach of video content and increase understanding for all viewers, but high-quality subtitles often require teams to spend hours transcribing, subtitling, translating, reviewing, and correcting. Video content with […]

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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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