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Category: Amazon Interactive Video Service

How Twitch built the global live streaming network that powers Amazon IVS

Established brands and startups around the world are discovering the power of live interactive video – from RushTix and Codices, to DeNA, BeLive, GoPro, and beyond. Using Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), these innovative companies are transforming the future of ecommerce, fitness, user-generated content, and more by optimizing the live streaming experience for creators and audiences. A managed live […]

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RushTix inspires nonstop laughter with Amazon IVS

Virtual comedy platform uses scalable, low-latency live stream technology Serious about comedy since its formation in 2015, RushTix transformed its in-person show ticketing hub into a robust virtual comedy streaming platform used by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Jeff Dunham, John Cleese, and more as the pandemic shuttered comedy venues worldwide. Initially a […]

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Transforming live fitness with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Authored by Jan Peiniger, creator of fitlive. 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. Pandemic era lockdowns caused entire industries to seek alternative approaches to in-person interactions, a shift that affected businesses worldwide, including fitness. Many […]

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Add live chat to your video streams with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Today, Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) introduced Amazon IVS Chat, a new feature that enables developers to build interactive experiences designed to scale alongside Amazon IVS live streams. The team at Amazon IVS understands the importance of live chat as a core part of social video. Alongside Timed Metadata, Amazon IVS Chat is a foundational technology […]

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New game show app attracts and engages audiences with interactive live video streams powered by Amazon IVS

Codices Builds Moar on AWS An entertainment staple, game shows measure participant knowledge, luck, or a combination of the two, as they vie for prizes and bragging rights. With the rise of interactive live streaming, the format is no longer confined by traditional broadcast parameters, opening new opportunities for creators and audiences. UK-based technology developer […]

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AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: Monitoring and Key Metrics for Amazon Interactive Video Service

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Happs lets creators scale their audiences with Amazon IVS

Operating as an all-in-one user generated content platform, Happs allows creators to broadcast live to their community along with simultaneous streaming to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, and more. Happs provides built-in studio tools and the ability to monetize viewer engagement through financial awards and monthly sponsorships. Founded three years ago as a media-focused company catering […]

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Haydenfilms Institute builds Cemboo video platform on AWS

New solution simplifies access to live and on-demand video distribution and archiving using Amazon IVS and AWS Elemental Media Services Multi-faceted non-profit Haydenfilms Institute (HFI) is dedicated to advancing the art of filmmaking through education and innovative technology applications. Partnering with universities around the U.S., the organization provides hands-on production experience for students, and offers […]

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Pylon One powers up delegate live virtual event platform with Amazon IVS

Event Communications Technology services provider Pylon One has delivered robust connectivity for major events around the globe for more than two decades. From the United Nations Climate of Change Conferences and G7 Summits to leadership gatherings for Fortune 500 companies, the company has designed and built enterprise-grade Wi-Fi networks to support these notable assemblies. The […]

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Introducing the Streaming Media Lens whitepaper for the AWS Well-Architected Framework

Today we are delighted to introduce the Streaming Media Lens, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected whitepaper. AWS Well-Architected provides a consistent approach for customers to evaluate architectures and implement scalable designs, and this whitepaper provides prescriptive guidance for customers to assess workloads and identify best practices to deploy video streaming workloads. Using the AWS […]

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