AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Building interactive live video experiences with Amazon IVS and Videoflow

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) helps developers to quickly create low latency, interactive live streaming experiences. Based on the technology behind twitch.tv, IVS channels are fully managed, low latency live streams that remove much of the heavy lifting from integrating encoding, origination, content delivery, and playback. Since launch, builders have been elated with the […]

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How to set up a simple video-on-demand service on AWS with TrackIt

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 production of new video content driven by ubiquitous and relatively high-quality acquisition devices (mobile phones, action cameras, etc.), along with the accelerating re-use of old libraries, has seen […]

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AWS Media Insights: See the keynote on demand and explore upcoming sessions

The media industry is in the midst of massive and accelerating transformation. Watch the keynote presentation from this month’s AWS Media Insights Webcast Series to learn the trends that are changing the way content is created, distributed and consumed, and the implications for organizations across the media supply chain. Presenters also share the latest announcements […]

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Using frame rate conversion to expand content availability

Authored by Daryl Blair, Director of Sales & Marketing at InSync Technology, Ltd. 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. Historically, film and video content has been acquired, produced, and mastered to comply with the delivery standards […]

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Playing your ads-featured content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and VideoJS

In the previous installments of this blog series, we showed how to monetize your content with a custom workflow with FFmpeg on Amazon Elastic Container Service at Fargate and with Amazon Rekognition. In this post, we show you how to display and interact with an HLS stream in a simple webpage similar to this.   Sample […]

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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 […]

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Build an Android App with a scrollable feed of live streams

As smartphones and mobile internet become more advanced, many apps have implemented media-rich experiences that connect content creators with end users. Sharing and consuming video is exceptionally popular among smartphone users, leading to the rise of interactive, social video. While mobile video streaming is popular, it’s often difficult for app developers to create a great […]

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Successful innovation for ESSENCE as Starchive and AWS help deliver the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

This post is co-authored by Jack Wenzinger, AWS M&E Partner SA, Ken Shek, Sr. ML Specialist SA, and Richard Averitt, CEO of Starchive. 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. ESSENCE Communications is a media, technology, […]

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Enhance your Android ecommerce app with Amazon Interactive Video Service

The internet has drastically changed the way that many people around the world shop. Although online shopping can be more convenient than shopping in-person, the human touch of a retail experience can be difficult to recreate in a website or app. As stores expand their online presence, some have turned to live, interactive video streams […]

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The increasing importance of video for the government sector

Video is increasingly being used by governments worldwide to improve engagement with citizens. According to research from SAP, 62% of citizens expect public service organizations to utilize innovative technologies and solutions. The same research says that 68% of governments cite improving the citizen experience as their number one priority. In recent months, with governments often […]

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