AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Cloud-optimized Channel Origination with Imagine Communications’ Versio Playout Solution

Authored by Joe Ashba, Senior Solutions Architect, Imagine Communications. 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.  Using AWS building blocks to create a linear playout solution for the cloud As media companies explore new opportunities afforded […]

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Delivering rugged video and spatial streaming capability in a flexible, cost-effective solution

The Government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Emergency Services Agency (ESA) leverages the security and reliability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) for live video streaming, archive, and complex spatial data processing. ESA is the ACT Government organisation charged with providing emergency management services to the Canberra community and works closely with its counterparts across […]

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Monitoring AWS Elemental MediaStore with Amazon CloudWatch metrics

Many customers have built live streaming workflows using AWS Elemental MediaStore as a high performant live video origin in the cloud. For example, FOX recently used MediaStore as a low latency origin for its AWS-enabled production workflow for Super Bowl LIV. In a previous blog post, I explained how to use MediaStore access logs to […]

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Monetize media content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and Computer Vision

In a previous post, we explained how to build a Media Analysis Solution that extracts key details from media files without machine learning expertise. However, for media content in the cloud, there are many additional applications and business opportunities to explore. In this blog post, we show how to increase the monetization potential of media content by […]

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Getting Started with Ultra-Low Latency Using AWS Elemental Live – Part 2

The AWS Elemental Live encoder version 2.17.3 now supports chunk delivery to AWS Elemental MediaStore enabling a stable user experience of 3-4 seconds glass-to-glass latency using standard HLS/DASH packaged content and delivered through traditional CDNs. This blog post, the final of a two-part series, provides a step-by-step guide to building an ultra-low latency (ULL) workflow […]

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Getting Started with Ultra-Low Latency Using AWS Elemental Live — Part 1

AWS Elemental Live (version 2.17.3) now supports chunk delivery to AWS Elemental MediaStore, enabling a stable stream with 3-4 seconds end-to-end latency using standard HLS/DASH packaged content and delivered through traditional CDN’s. This allows customers to deliver low-latency video from on-premises to the cloud with great image quality and DRM integration, and take advantage of the […]

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Benfica Play UI on a phone, desktop computer and tablet

Launching a Full-Featured VOD Platform in Just Four Weeks

Established in 1904, SL Benfica is the reigning champion of the Portuguese League (Primeira League). The club also boasts the most overall titles of any Portuguese football club. SL Benfica recently became the first football club in the country with its own digital video platform. Engaging Global Fans With a 240,000 strong fan club, SL […]

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Make it YOUR Race! Virtual 4K 4Charity Registration Now Open

Amidst a rapidly changing world, the 4K 4Charity Fun Run hosted in collaboration with the NAB Show is going virtual so you can participate safely from anywhere, at a time and pace that you decide, and reach your virtual personal best as you raise funds for STEM-related nonprofits and COVID-19 relief efforts. A portion of […]

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See the Agenda: AWS Insights Online Conference

Join us May 28 and June 2 for a deep dive on the latest innovations in media technology with AWS customers, partners, and media experts. The conference agenda is now live, featuring four educational tracks spanning the M&E supply chain. Sign up to see breakthrough workflows and hear perspectives from industry leaders in 14 half-hour […]

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Global Media Industry Responds Quickly to Help Others Impacted by COVID

For media companies, COVID19 is a story that touches every part of life around the world as broadcast and digital news teams provide round-the-clock coverage to deliver vital information to the public. Even as they contend with their own COVID-related challenges – such as cancelled advertisements, suspended content production, and postponed show and sports seasons […]

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