AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

[Updated Mar 18] AWS M&E Symposium, New York City – March 20, 2019

Click here to download the presentations Please save the date for the AWS M&E Symposium + Media Day Workshop, coming to New York City March 20, 2019. As part of the Executive Track, hear from fellow media business leaders and technologists about how they are revolutionizing how content is created, distributed, and monetized, including case […]

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TVB – Microservices Architecture for Live Streaming Platform [Cantonese w/English Subtitles]

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, TVB shows off their microservices architecture. Sam Leung, Head of Application Development, explains how they handle traffic spikes, uplift service availability, and raise team productivity with the microservice architecture. By walking through different use cases, Sam explains the technique of selecting different AWS services for APIs with […]

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Arqiva: TV Steps Up to the Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 07. For years, Arqiva has been the network underpinning a notable portion of UK broadcast delivery. But last month the company launched a new, cloud-based service – a suite of virtualized media management tools aiming to expand Arqiva’s already far-reaching broadcast services to include cloud-based playout, OTT […]

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Guest Post from Videon: Low Latency Live Streaming with Videon and AWS Elemental

Guest post by Videon The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. Low latency live video has typically been synonymous with traditional broadcasting. Being able to achieve 4-8 seconds of system latency has been hard to match with […]

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How-to: Use QVBR for Streaming Live Events Like the 2018 AWS re:Invent Keynotes

Introduction AWS re:Invent is the largest event of the year for Amazon Web Services and the keynote addresses are the centerpieces of the week-long event. Live streams from re:Invent command a large viewership from around the world and are the highlight of the year for the AWS Event Technology Team. In 2018, AWS Elemental introduced […]

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Spuul Chooses Tools in The Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 06. OTT video is becoming an increasingly viable mode of content delivery, allowing niche players from regional broadcasters to businesses to deliver content in a more targeted way. Singapore-based OTT service Spuul serves Indian content to viewers both in India and abroad across a range of platforms. […]

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Creating a Custom AWS Elemental MediaTailor Metric and Amazon CloudWatch Alarm

In a previous blog, we demonstrated how to programmatically access default logs and metrics provided by AWS Elemental MediaTailor. In this post, we will walk through creating our own metric using the MediaTailor log groups that have been made available in Amazon CloudWatch. At a glance, this is what we will do: Create an IAM […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 1

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals (This Post) Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals In a recent blog post, Kiran Patel described the resiliency challenges generated by high-profile live streaming events, and how […]

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks. In this session from the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in May 2018, Adam Ahringer, manager of software data […]

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VOD Automation Part 1: Create a Serverless Watchfolder Workflow Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction File-based video processing workflows on AWS can be built using AWS Elemental MediaConvert to transcode source media into output formats. Using MediaConvert, video providers with any size content library can easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for multiscreen delivery. Once you start using MediaConvert to transcode videos, the next step is usually to build an […]

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