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Category: Application Services

New – AWS Step Functions – Build Distributed Applications Using Visual Workflows

We want to make it even easier for you to build complex, distributed applications by connecting multiple web and microservices. Whether you are implementing a complex business process or setting up a processing pipeline for photo uploads, we want you to focus on the code instead of on the coordination. We want you to be […]

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Amazon Elastic Transcoder Update – PlayReady DRM Support for Smooth Streaming and HLS

My colleague Omid Behzadian sent a guest post to introduce an important new feature for Amazon Elastic Transcoder. — Jeff;   You can now use Amazon Elastic Transcoder to apply Microsoft PlayReady DRM protection to your Smooth Streaming and HLS outputs. When creating your transcoding job, simply include the encryption key and license server URL […]

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Amazon Elastic Transcoder Update – New Formats & Conversion Controls

Amazon Elastic Transcoder converts (transcodes) media (video and audio) files into renditions optimized for playback on desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and televisions. Today, we are making Elastic Transcoder even more useful! We’ve added support for generating NTSC outputs (the television standard used in the United States and Canada), and PAL outputs (the standard used in […]

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New Features for the Amazon Elastic Transcoder

We released the Amazon Elastic Transcoder with an initial set of features and a promise to iterate quickly based on customer feedback. You’ve supplied us with plenty of feedback (primarily via the Elastic Transcoder Forum) and have a set of powerful enhancements ready as a result. Here’s what’s new: Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) Support. […]

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