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AWS, Elemental to chat live in 4K with NASA space station team

We’re not sure if the achievement of getting 4K video content from the space station to NAB last week reflects well on NASA or its technology suppliers, notably Amazon and its encoding subsidiary Elemental. Perhaps a little credit should go to each. But in a few weeks at NAB, US astronauts will be featured over a live video link at a NAB session entitled, “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the Future with NASA and Hollywood.” This event is a panel co-produced by NAB, NASA, and Amazon Web Services to explore how advanced imaging and cloud technologies are taking scientific research and filmmaking to the next level. The live feed from 250 miles above Earth will be encoded using AWS…

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