AWS Media Blog

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Leia Inc. and AWS Partner Insys VT build DRM solution with near real-time session checking

As a 3D-experience company, Leia Inc. (Leia) was set to launch beta testing for its latest offering, LeiaFlix, an application that can stream 2D video content in 3D to Lume Pad, Leia’s proprietary handheld tablet that comes equipped with 3D Lightfield display technology. While developing this application, the company wanted to offer a selection of […]

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

Since the advent of television in the 1920s, broadcasters have continuously reinvented themselves in the face of change ­­– from the analog to digital transition to the rise of connected TV (CTV). The latter prompted broadcasters like TV 2 DANMARK (TV 2) to expand its offerings to support live and on-demand content consumption across a […]

Automatic media ingest and quality control with Telestream and Ateliere on AWS

Automation in media workflows is increasingly important as more file-based media workloads move into the cloud. AWS collaborated with Telestream and Ateliere Creative Technologies to create an automatic media ingest and quality control (QC) demo, which was showcased at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in September, 2022. AWS participates each year at IBC to showcase the […]

Live content moderation using machine learning

Managing live channels requires humans to monitor streams for unexpected content. It is particularly important to detect harmful content quickly and take appropriate measures for moderation. This guide describes the steps you can take to implement an automatic solution to extract, store, analyze, and sort images from your live channel using cloud services from Amazon […]

Watch now: PAOK TV streams football matches and more on AWS

One of the top football clubs in Greece, PAOK FC has a storied legacy with an ardent fanbase topping more than 1.5 million. In addition to winning on the pitch, the club also creates and delivers original content to its fan community via PAOK TV, which is widely available across digital platforms and devices. By […]

Case study: Cloudinary customers see 30% performance boost using CloudFront Functions

Cloudinary provides a complete media management solution for developers and marketers to optimize the delivery of media assets used on websites and apps. An AWS user since its inception in 2012, Cloudinary is also an AWS Partner. While Cloudinary’s customers were already achieving optimized performance through fast content delivery network service Amazon CloudFront, adding serverless edge scripting […]

Watch now: HBO Max uses canaries on AWS for outside-in validation

Stand-alone streaming platform HBO Max entertains global audiences of all ages with HBO programing, blockbuster movies, and original content, with its international subscriber base topping 73 million. Responsible for building tools for operational visibility and fraud mitigation, HBO Max’s operational experience team created a solution for internal stakeholders to easily see the status of the […]

Enable Microsoft Smooth Streaming to resource-constrained devices using Lambda@Edge and AWS Elemental MediaPackage

AWS Elemental MediaPackage is a highly scalable video origination and just-in-time packaging service. Using either a live HLS input from an encoder such as AWS Elemental MediaLive or media files from Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), the service packages video content with optional encryption to HLS, DASH-ISO, CMAF and Microsoft Smooth (MSS) formats. The majority […]

Guest post: Modernizing NASCAR’s multi-PB media archive at speed with AWS Storage

The sanctioning body for American auto racing, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has amassed a vast content library of video, audio, and image assets since it was founded in 1948. Each year, its archive continues to grow by 1.5 PB – 2 PB of data, making managing its legacy LTO tape storage unwieldy. […]

Part 2: Contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live OTT events

This is the second in a series of blog posts about contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live over-the-top (OTT) events. This post describes in technical terms how to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to drive contextualization and deeper viewer engagement for live event streams. Click here to read the first post in the series. […]