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AWS debuts Cloud Digital Interface (AWS CDI) to reliably transport uncompressed live video between applications

Today AWS unveiled the AWS Cloud Digital Interface (AWS CDI), a new network technology that allows Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and AWS Partners to build reliable, live video applications that can connect products and services within the AWS Cloud. Workloads that require high-performance connectivity and uncompressed live video transport have historically been deployed on-premises using […]

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Build a compelling eCommerce experience with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Introduction Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) makes creating live video streams simpler than ever. This means you can spend more time creating live content and features to inspire, engage, and entice viewers. Amazon IVS helps you build a compelling, interactive platform that goes beyond traditional eCommerce experiences. In this post, I show you how […]

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How cloud-based video pipelines are inspiring new innovation in broadcast workflows

Consumer viewing habits and media business models have shifted in recent years as smart phone technology and connectivity have advanced and over-the-top (OTT) services have proliferated. To keep pace with an ever-growing demand for content and adapt to rapid changes in viewer behavior, media companies are tapping into the cloud to reinvent the media pipeline, […]

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Protecting your video stream with Amazon CloudFront and serverless technologies – Part 2

Amazon CloudFront alongside media services and serverless technologies from AWS make it easy to protect your video stream from unauthorized viewing. In part one of this blog post, you learned how to set up Amazon Cognito, create an API to generate cookies and protect your stream from unauthorized access. In this post, we will provide […]

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Protecting your video stream with Amazon CloudFront and serverless technologies – Part 1

Amazon CloudFront alongside media services and serverless technologies from AWS make it easy to protect your video stream from unauthorized viewing. Whether it’s to ensure audiences have the right subscription to view the content, or that sensitive information can only be seen by permissioned viewers, there are many reasons content providers need to secure their […]

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Live video production using vMix on Amazon EC2

Live video is a popular and effective mechanism for businesses to stay in contact with their customers and stakeholders. As business constraints continue to evolve and content producers are challenged to produce live content outside the studio, including from their own home, live video production solutions from AWS can help businesses across industries adapt quickly. […]

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How to use Amazon Rekognition video for product placement in video

How to use Amazon Rekognition Video for product placement in video

Product placement in video is not a new concept. In fact, the first occurrence is in 1927 when the first movie to win a Best Picture Oscar (Wings) has a scene where a chocolate bar is eaten, followed by a long close-up of the chocolate’s logo. Imagine if viewers in 1927 could right there and […]

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Monitoring AWS Media Services using Amazon CloudWatch Events

The Media Services Application Mapper (MSAM) tool was created to help video streaming operators monitor their live channels. The tool provides a web interface that visualizes the components of live video workflows, including logical connections between AWS Media Services and other services from AWS. MSAM can be configured to show error messages, alerts, and alarms […]

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Services and tools for monitoring video workflows on AWS

Congratulations, you’re hosting your video workflows in the cloud. You can now benefit from the redundancy, durability, and integration provided by many AWS cloud services and tools for video workflows. Before you begin basking in the glory, let me ask you: Do you know the end-to-end health of those workflows right now? Are you monitoring […]

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Get started with digital content creation on AWS

A tutorial series for cloud-based digital content creation Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers digital content creators, including visual effects and animation studios, a tutorial series to take production entirely to the cloud. This teaching series is designed for small teams looking for ways to scale production, work remotely, and improve collaboration. In the series, we […]

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