AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Video On Demand Ad Insertion with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Monetizing your HLS Video On Demand (VOD) assets couldn’t be easier using AWS Elemental MediaTailor. MediaTailor simply needs access to your HLS media asset, and an Ad Decision Server (ADS). Try it for yourself by following this tutorial we’ve made available via GitHub http://bit.ly/mediatailor-vod The tutorial will walk you through creating an AWS Elemental MediaTailor […]

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eBook | Accelerate your media workflows using AWS solutions

Today’s media and entertainment (M&E) audiences want to access content anywhere at any time. They want choice regarding the format and on what device they consume media. And they expect personalization—to see only the content and advertisements that are most relevant to them. This eBook examines the one-click deployment solutions available from Amazon Web Services […]

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Using and Extending the Open Source SPEKE Reference Server

Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) defines the standard for communication between encryptors and packagers or encoders of media content and digital rights management (DRM) key providers. The specification accommodates encryptors running on-premises and in the AWS Cloud. The SPEKE Reference Server is an implementation of the SPEKE API and minimal implementation of back-end […]

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AWS Media Solutions at NAB Show 2019

With more than 90,000 attendees from 160 countries, the 2019 NAB Show again attracted media and entertainment professionals from across the world to interact with the people and tools that will propel the industry forward. AWS was there to share insights, strategies, and technologies to help content providers create innovation and opportunity from their broadcast and […]

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J-Stream: On Par with SSAI

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 09. For live streams of this summer’s 2018 RIZAP KBC Augusta Golf Tournament hosted in Fukuoka, Japan, KBC Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting partnered with Japanese video streaming and distribution leader J-Stream for dynamic server-side ad insertion (SSAI) services for sponsored content. Server side video ad insertion (SSAI) is […]

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Case Study: Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and Surge Streaming

In 2016, KBS experienced traffic overflow that could not be handled every time a popular event occurred, like the earthquake in Gyeongju, the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and the big-hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Although IT resources were acquired and managed during each of these events, KBS needed an infrastructure that could flexibly scale […]

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Extracting Value From Video Archives Using AI: Videofashion Case Study

For M&E companies with large content archives, the principal challenge is surfacing the most relevant content for use by producers or licensors. Taking it further, some customers such as sports leagues (that have access to decades’ worth of content) want to make their content archives available to their fanbase via an API so that the […]

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Guest Post from castLabs: AWS Customers Can Use SPEKE and DRMtoday for Video Security

Guest post Bryce Pedersen, VP of Marketing, castLabs 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. The Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) specification defines the standard for authentication and communication between encryptors and digital rights […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Highlights the Breadth and Depth of Partner Solutions for Media at NAB 2019 – Part 2

In our previous blog post, we identified twenty-one AWS partners with solutions at NAB Show 2019 in AWS booth SU2202, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 8-11. In this post, we continue to present the breadth and depth of AWS partner solutions that media customers use to solve unique challenges in their media workflows. […]

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Friend MTS: Detecting the Pirates

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. “We would describe ourselves as a content protection specialist,” says Simon Hanna, Partnerships Director at Friend MTS. “We’ specifically target the anti-piracy space. DRM and conditional access will protect the delivery of content to the end device, but our business is to do something about it […]

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