AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Real-time notifications for AWS Media Services

A real-time live video workflow doesn’t offer second chances. The stakes are high, especially during marquee events that gather millions of viewers, so it is important to be able to react quickly and effectively to any potential issues affecting a live stream. This blog post details how to set up near-real-time notifications on system state […]

RTMPS Streaming with AWS

Introduction This blog post demonstrates how to send an RTMPS steam to AWS Elemental MediaLive. RTMPS is a variation of RTMP that uses extra security encryption to ensure that a video stream is not intercepted by an unauthorized entity. The extra layer of security in RTMPS can be either TSL or SSL encryption. RTMPS can […]

Add Hive content moderation to your Amazon IVS video streams

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a managed live streaming solution that is designed to provide quick and easy setup to let you build interactive video experiences, handles interactive video content from ingestion to delivery. With the IVS Player SDK, it is easier than ever for platforms of all sizes to integrate low-latency live streaming […]

Getting optimal video quality using AWS Elemental Statmux: A content-aware approach

If you are a content or service provider delivering video over fixed bandwidth infrastructure (such as satellite, cable, or terrestrial networks), you continuously look for ways to fit as many programs as possible in your statistical multiplexing (statmux) system without compromising the video experience delivered to customers. Statmux, which has been in use for over […]

Secure media delivery at the edge on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides solutions for media distribution from encoding, packaging, and encryption using AWS Media Services, and broad distribution using the Amazon CloudFront content distribution network (CDN) for improved performance reaching the largest audiences. With the Secure Media Delivery at the Edge on AWS solution, customers can now add an easy-to-use and commonly supported solution […]

Case study: CineSend grows video streaming business by 1000% with secure content delivery solution built on AWS

CineSend provides secure, cloud-native video storage, encoding, and delivery solutions to customers ranging from major airlines and Hollywood studios to global financial institutions, top colleges, and other enterprises. The company experienced a significant spike in demand for its video streaming services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but leveraged AWS to quickly and efficiently […]

How AWS customer Motive optimized video cost using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

by Lokesh Angadi Pethaiah, Andy Robinson, and Prashant Tyagi This post was written in collaboration with Inderjeet Singh, vice president engineering, and Chandra Rathina, manager engineering, from the Motive team  Motive is a company that has developed a tracking and fleet management solution for trucking companies. As Motive developed its product offerings, it realized that […]

Create broadcast-quality CTV advertising with the Imagine Communications SureFire video ad server on AWS

This blog was co-authored by Dan Murray, Product Marketing Manager, Imagine Communications, and Raul Vecchione, Senior Partner Solutions Architect, AWS. With shifting market dynamics, streaming connected TV (CTV) services are becoming increasingly ad supported. To optimize the monetization of ad-supported streaming, media companies are looking to effectively deploy and use addressable advertising solutions that facilitate […]

Optimizing Amazon IVS live-to-VOD with live input interruptions

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) has launched “merge fragmented streams” as an enhancement to its Auto-Record to Amazon S3 functionality. This resiliency feature is designed to automatically consolidate multiple recordings together following interruptions to a broadcast’s input stream and address challenges posed where streamers may encounter a variety of networking conditions. In order to […]

Securing premium live content with NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking on AWS

Authored by Pascal Marie, Director of Product Line Management @ NexGuard – NAGRA. 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. NAGRA NexGuard Streaming is a forensic watermarking solution built on top of Amazon Web Services (AWS). […]