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NASA to live stream 4K video from space

NASA is set to produce its first-ever live 4K video stream from space during a session at the NAB Show in Las Vegas later this month. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration will co-produce the panel with Amazon Web Services and NAB to explore how advanced imaging and cloud technologies are “taking scientific research […]

Sony DADC New Media Solutions unveils cloud video service

Distribution technology provider Sony DADC New Media Solutions has launched Ven.ue Unlimited, a new managed cloud distribution service that it says will provide broadcasters, aggregators and retailers with access to over one million hours of content from hundreds of rights-holders via a centralised cloud repository. According to Sony DADC New Media Solutions, the platform will […]

Viaccess-Orca launches cloud TV as a service offering

TV technology provider Viaccess-Orca has launched a new cloud-based TV software-as-a-service offering: Voyage – TV Everywhere as a Service. The offering, which is based on the Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructure, is integrated with Akamai’s global CDN as well as Amazon Web Services’ CloudFront CDN, with the option to add  other leading independent and operator-controlled […]

Amazon Web Services acquires Elemental

Amazon Web Services is to acquire video processing specialist Elemental Technologies. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but US press reports suggest that it values Elemental about US$500 million (€450 million), or five times the company’s revenue – Amazon’s biggest acquisition since it bought gaming video service Twitch last year. According to the […]

Amazon Web Services now a US$5 billion business

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the e-retail giant’s scalable cloud computing offering, is now a US$5 billion business and is “still growing fast,” the company has revealed.  Discussing the firm’s first quarter results, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said that AWS’s growth “is accelerating”. He added that the ten-year old AWS business is “a good […]

Anevia teams up with Amazon Web Services for cloud video delivery

Video delivery software specialist Anevia has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to offer a cloud-based video delivery service that allows cloud storage and cloud streaming of OTT content. The new system is based on the integration of Anevia’s core ViaMotion products with Amazon Web Services and is designed to let operators and broadcasters expand […]