AWS Media Blog

Category: Amazon CloudWatch

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 […]

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. […]

Case Study: Panasonic Avionics uses Amazon GuardDuty and AWS Security Hub for security and compliance

Panasonic Avionics is a leading supplier of in-flight entertainment and communications solutions for airlines. As demand increased for digitized solutions, the company faced a major obstacle: it wasn’t in the cloud. In need of a digital transformation that would allow Panasonic Avionics to securely migrate all its sensitive data to the cloud, the company approached AWS […]

Bundesliga Interactive Feed display

The dynamic tech lineup behind Bundesliga’s award-winning Interactive Feed

Delivering standout content that entices and engages viewers is a continuous challenge for modern content providers, especially in capturing the fast-paced action of live sport. Recognizing that personalization is paramount to audience engagement, at the start of the 21/22 season, DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH launched several fan-first offerings, many of which use technologies from […]

re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

Quick and easy Media Services Dashboards

New users to the AWS Media Services often find the wide assortment of metrics available to be confusing. Users often ask which metrics are most meaningful, how they can make the metrics easily viewed in a chart, and how to view metrics from multiple services on a single Dashboard. Additionally, customers new to AWS may […]

Automate detecting geolocation of Client VPN users using Lambda function

Introduction With the shift to a remote working environment, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of remote users connecting to AWS Client VPN to access resources inside of Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). Companies often want to know geolocation of the Client VPN users so they can understand where these users […]

Monitoring Amazon Interactive Video Service with a CloudWatch Dashboard

Introduction Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences. You can send your live streams to Amazon IVS using streaming software and the service does everything you need to make low-latency live video available to any viewer […]

Automate AWS client VPN’s CRL updates, when using AWS Private Certificate Authority

Importing the updated Certificate Revocation List (CRL) for AWS Client Virtual Private Network (AWS Client VPN) Endpoint becomes a challenge, especially when the AWS Private Certificate Authority (AWS PCA) is used to generate and manage the client certificates. Normally, an Admin has to manually import the CRL file to Client VPN Endpoint before it expires […]

How to diagnose AWS Elemental MediaTailor ad insertion flows using debugging

AWS Elemental MediaTailor allows you to serve targeted ads to viewers while maintaining broadcast quality in over-the-top (OTT) video applications. This article explains how it is possible to use the debugging feature of MediaTailor to dive deep into an ad insertion session lifecycle to troubleshoot or visualize what is happening behind the scenes. The PDF […]