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[Updated 11/17] Your guide to media and entertainment at re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop […]

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San Francisco Opera makes beautiful music with Elk LIVE, AWS edge computing, and 5G

Demonstration shows the power of AWS edge computing for a distributed performance Music is built on a framework of time. To maintain the beat, tempo, swing, groove, and storyline, musicians depend on reliable and consistent timing. Opera is one of the most precise artforms in the music world and relies on ultra-low latencies for real-time […]

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Thursday, December 2: Media & Entertainment sessions at re:Invent

The following are a selection of sessions scheduled for Thursday, December 2nd relevant for media and entertainment customers at re:Invent. Find the full curated M&E Attendee guide here and learn more about the AWS for M&E points of presence in this post. Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 12:15 – 1:15 […]

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Newly announced Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class—the lowest cost archive storage with milliseconds retrieval

Introduced at re:Invent 2021, Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval is a new Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) Glacier storage class that provides cloud archival storage with milliseconds retrieval for media workloads. It is a cost-effective storage option for infrequently accessed media files that can be quickly retrieved when needed. Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval […]

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Wednesday, December 1: Media & Entertainment sessions at re:Invent

The following are a selection of sessions scheduled for Wednesday, December 1st relevant for media and entertainment customers at re:Invent. Find the full curated M&E Attendee guide here and learn more about the AWS for M&E points of presence in this post. Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 8:30 – 9:30 […]

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Tuesday, November 30: Media & Entertainment sessions at re:Invent

The following are a selection of sessions scheduled for Tuesday, November 30th relevant for media and entertainment customers at re:Invent. Find the full curated M&E Attendee guide here and learn more about the AWS for M&E points of presence in this post. Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 11:00 […]

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Rivet Logic integrates virtual fundraising solution with Amazon IVS for low-latency live streaming

As a digital transformation company, consulting, design, and systems integration firm Rivet Logic builds custom digital experiences, and the solutions to manage and optimize them. Drawing from deep technical expertise in open source and cloud-based technologies, the company develops proprietary platforms tailored for their customers in the non-profit sector, enterprise, and virtual events. To ensure […]

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Moving media workflows to the cloud: Your journey, your way

This blog was co-authored by Tom Rosenstein (EditShare / VP Business Development), Raul Vecchione (Sr. Partner S.A. / AWS)   Moving to the cloud is a big decision. Wouldn’t it be great if you could do it gradually, trying it out without having to commit everything to a dramatically different way of working? We get it […]

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Videon uses Amazon IVS to simplify live streaming

Supporting faster, simpler streaming using on-premises edge compute alongside Amazon IVS Videon Labs (Videon), having been in the video industry for over 20 years and producing live streaming products for more than five years, is by no means new to low-latency live streaming. Videon was one of the first qualified ultra-low latency encoders to support […]

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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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[Updated 11/23] AWS for M&E Demo Showcase

With the announcement that the in-person IBC 2021 event is canceled, AWS will hold an AWS for M&E Demo Showcase December 6 – 10, 2021. The showcase features demonstrations to help companies reinvent how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. AWS for M&E […]

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