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WIND Hellas relies on AWS for scalable capacity

Watch now: WIND Hellas relies on AWS for scalable capacity The third largest telecommunications provider in Greece, WIND Hellas delivers 4G and 5G mobile services, fiber connections, and IT services to more than three million residential, business, and public sector customers. The company started using AWS with the launch of its WIND Vision pay TV […]

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Channel deployment automation for AWS Elemental MediaLive with AWS CDK

Welcome to this blog series about media infrastructure automation. Over the course of the past year, many of you asked about how to design your media infrastructure operation and management—how to provide your teams with access to the right resources, with the right level of monitoring, and with required flexibility without the need to become […]

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Actionable video on demand for audience engagement

As viewers shift from passively viewing into actively engaging with content during video playback, content providers can design and build interactive and actionable experiences for their audiences. Actionable video is context-aware and time-specific, allowing the viewer to respond to prompts about a person, place, or object while watching and interacting with video as it plays. […]

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How virtual workstations are reshaping talent acquisition and production workflows

A look at how cloud technology and remote access solutions provided by AWS and Leostream set creative studios up for post-pandemic success “The show must go on,” is a mantra for anyone working in sports, news, lifestyle, and entertainment. Bringing a production, TV series, or broadcast event to life relies heavily on technology that can […]

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On Air saves time on media workflows using Nomad Solution on AWS

Facing growing demand for a live concert experience On Air, a pay-per-view on-demand streaming service, launched its first streaming solution for live concerts and performances in 2020. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the demand for live streaming content increased more quickly than On Air could have anticipated. The company realized that it needed a more […]

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Figure: holistic view of OTT streaming solution with MediaTailor, various origin types, an ADS connection, and media types served through a CDN

Part 1: How to optimize ad delivery with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

This how-to blog series in three parts walks through the configuration of advanced features for ad insertion available with AWS Elemental MediaTailor. Links to each post are available and cross-referenced as the series progresses. Return to the AWS Media Blog in the coming days for additions to the series. Introduction: How to configure advanced features […]

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AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: Input switching with AWS Elemental MediaLive

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Alt text: New checksum options include SHA-256, SHA-1, CRC32 and CRC32C

Building scalable checksums

Customers in the media and entertainment industry interact with digital assets in various formats. Common assets include digital camera negatives, film scans, post-production renders, and more, all of which are business-critical. As assets move from one step to the next in a workflow, customers want to make sure the files are not altered by network […]

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AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: AVC/H.264 encoding configurations for AWS Media Services

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Happs lets creators scale their audiences with Amazon IVS

Operating as an all-in-one user generated content platform, Happs allows creators to broadcast live to their community along with simultaneous streaming to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, and more. Happs provides built-in studio tools and the ability to monetize viewer engagement through financial awards and monthly sponsorships. Founded three years ago as a media-focused company catering […]

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