AWS Media Blog

[Updated 1/18] Media & Entertainment attendee guide to AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent routinely fills several Las Vegas venues with standing-room only crowds, but we brought it to you with an all-virtual and free event this year. This year’s conference was our biggest yet and we had an exciting program planned for the Media & Entertainment industry with five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and over 500 […]

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How the cloud saved Grabyo’s Christmas

Authored by Scott Lunn, Head of Content at Grabyo. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. With no office drinks, secret Santas, or Christmas jumpers, cloud video platform Grabyo turned to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for […]

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re:Invent bonus content: M&E-focused sessions on-demand

The following are sessions from the final week of re:Invent 2020 that we think M&E Attendees will appreciate. Click the links provided under the session to watch them on-demand. For all of the details on re:Invent, check out the Media & Entertainment attendee guide to AWS re:Invent 2020 post. Here are the sessions from week 1, […]

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Delivering a reliable live video stream using AWS Elemental Link and Amazon IVS

Working remotely has become more common, so many customers are looking for easy-to-setup and cost-efficient ways to deliver a reliable live video stream to their customers, colleagues, and business partners. For example, an auctioneer may want to stream their auctions for online bidding or a teacher may need to deliver remote lectures with live Q&A. For […]

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Amazon IVS React with mini-player demo

How to: Amazon Interactive Video Service with React mini-player demo

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is designed to take care of all the technical complexities of delivering low latency live video to viewers anywhere. Amazon IVS comes with its own Player SDK, allowing you to focus your time on building engaging interactive experiences. In this post, we show you how to build something you may […]

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Amazon Transcribe and email integration

Amazon Transcribe makes it easy for developers to add speech to text capabilities (also known as ASR) to their applications. Audio data is virtually impossible for computers to search and analyze. Therefore, recorded speech needs to be converted to text before it can be used by business intelligence applications. This post shows how an audio […]

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What AWS CDI means for the future of content production and delivery

Each new technological evolution in media and entertainment (M&E) has pushed the industry to reimagine content creation and consumption. Innovations like the SDI (Serial Digital Interface) family of digital video interfaces, and transporting video over Internet Protocol (IP), for instance, have dramatically impacted how television broadcasting and content production operate. The growing role of the […]

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Processing user-generated content using AWS Lambda and FFmpeg

In this post, we introduce a workflow to process media files stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using AWS Lambda that doesn’t require copying files to Lambda’s local storage. Lambda is equipped with temporary storage space of 512 MB, which is often not sufficient for media processing. At the same time, Lambda can […]

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AWS joins Blender Development fund

Digital content creation in Media & Entertainment (and beyond) has become more important than ever. Creative studios and departments need to have access to the latest tools to handle ever-increasing demands for content production. Open source solutions such as OpenColorIO and Universal Scene Description (USD) have helped solve some of the industry’s most complicated problems, […]

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Enhance your Android or iOS ecommerce app with Amazon Interactive Video Service

The internet has drastically changed the way that many people around the world shop. Although online shopping can be more convenient than shopping in-person, the human touch of a retail experience can be difficult to recreate in a website or app. As stores expand their online presence, some have turned to live, interactive video streams […]

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[Updated 1/4] re:Invent Week 3: M&E-focused sessions on-demand

The following is a small sample of the sessions that happened during week 3 of re:Invent 2020 we think M&E Attendees will appreciate. Click the links provided under the session details to watch on-demand. To see what sessions are coming in January, and get more details on re:Invent, check out the Media & Entertainment attendee […]

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