AWS Elemental

ITV taps AWS Elemental for streaming video

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has tapped video processing specialist AWS Elemental to deliver technology to modernise its streaming video capabilities. AWS Elemental Live software is deployed in ITV’s two playout centers, encoding high-quality streams to two ITV data centers where ITV online services originate. AWS Elemental Live software is deployed in ITV’s two playout centres, […]

AWS Elemental founder Sam Blackman dies aged 41

The founder of Amazon Web Services-owned Elemental Technologies, Sam Blackman, has died aged 41 of a reported cardiac arrest. New of Blackman’s death was first reported by the local press in Portland, Oregon, where he was a respected member of the local tech scene. A statement issued by the Blackman family said that Sam had […]

Portugal’s Nowo taps Elemental for new TV service

Portuguese cable and telecom operator Nowo has tapped video technology outfit AWS Elemental to provide video processing for a unified headend for its recently revamped TV service. Nowo launched a new OTT TV-based service, Nowo TV earlier this year using AWS Elemental Live, AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental Conductor software for live and file-based […]

Ericsson’s Simon Frost joins AWS Elemental

AWS Elemental has appointed former Ericsson executive Simon Frost as head of marketing and business development for the EMEA region. Frost previously worked as global head of marketing and communications at Ericsson – a role he held for nearly six years. News of the hire comes after Ericsson said in March that it would divide […]