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FOX ups resolution, drops latency with AWS-powered streaming

Advanced video delivery workflow rolls out across the network’s digital sports coverage after reaching 7M peak viewers during 2023 NFL championship game FOX’s commitment to innovating its cloud-based media production and delivery platform continues to pay off as seen with its latest production for the 2023 National Football League (NFL) championship match up. An implementation […]

Cloud editing costs demystified

This blog is authored by Stephen Tallamy, CTO, EditShare. Cloud-based video editing has quickly evolved from vision to reality, accelerated by a pivot to remote workflows brought on by the global pandemic. As facilities and on-premises workstations sat idle and post houses faced supply chain delays in procuring kit, editorial studios, teams, and freelancers began […]

Accelerate Thinkbox Deadline by bursting to the cloud with Amazon File Cache

As the prevalence and complexity of computer-generated images (CGI) has increased in film, TV, and commercials over the years, so has the industry’s demand for massive compute for render farms to process and render CGI elements. Recently, Wētā FX made headlines with Avatar: The Way of Water, which had scenes so complex, it took 3.3 […]

RVX visual content studio uses NICE DCV to support remote artists

RVX provides a world class, award-winning visual content studio, specializing in visual effects (VFX) by supporting artists working remotely with NICE DCV. The studio was founded in 2008 with success on over 36 film, TV, video game, music video, advertising, augmented reality, and virtual reality projects. The RVX team is distributed across multiple locations in Europe. […]

European League of Football readies cloud-powered remote production infrastructure for 2023 season in under three weeks with AWS

As European League of Football (ELF) continues to expand its footprint, onboarding several new teams in the last year, more fans want to tune into live matches via the official ELF homepage stream as well as popular European TV networks such as ProSieben,, More Than Sports TV and more. To accommodate an increasing volume […]

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IDN Media expands Indonesia’s media portfolio with IDN Live using Amazon IVS

A live streaming platform connects creators with communities and leverages Jakarta’s point of presence for a high-quality, low-latency experience across networks As the go-to entertainment and information destination for Indonesian Millennials and Gen Z, IDN Media has rapidly grown since opening its doors in 2014. With origins as a local digital news site catering to […]

Automatically stop AWS Elemental MediaLive channels when no input is detected

­Introduction Media organizations and companies around the world use AWS Elemental MediaLive to deliver fast, reliable, and easy-to-use high-quality live video streams without the need to manage infrastructure. MediaLive streamlines live video operations by automating the configuration and management of ingest and encoding components for processing and delivery of live streams. As of today, there […]

A look inside the making of an NFL football schedule

Predicting what fans are going to watch in December, now. What is the NFL up to with AWS and how does it work? In just three months, National Football League (NFL) schedule makers methodically build an exciting 18 week 272-game schedule spanning 576 possible game windows. How do they do it? We caught up with […]

How the Bundesliga brings fans closer to the match using AWS

Bundesliga, Germany’s premier national football league, uses artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), analytics, compute, database, and storage services from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver real-time statistics that improve insights into game strategy and outcomes, and recommend personalized content for fans and partners across  several channels. Alexander Altenhofen, Bundesliga’s Director of Product & Technology, […]

Immersive viewing of the NASA Artemis 1 launch with Futuralis, Felix & Paul Studios, and AWS

This blog was co-authored by P. Andrew Keenan and Donavan Prieur, Felix & Paul Studios, Nadeem Shaik,  Futuralis, and Hamdy Eed, AWS. Live streaming in multiple formats to multiple device types can be challenging and time consuming when building a global content delivery system. In this post, we look at how to reduce complexity and […]