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Category: Amazon Interactive Video Service

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thinking beyond live video channel creation in Amazon IVS

Video streaming is common with web and mobile apps today, pushing the functionality to the top of developers’ toolkit wish lists. Adding video streams to a project adds complexity, but with Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) it takes only minutes to spin up a new live stream. Once you have an active channel and […]

Sony Virtual Production and Amazon Interactive Video Service

Co-authored by Andy Etherington, a lead software engineer and software project manager in Sony European Professional Engineering.  Introduction Sony Virtual Production is an on-demand video production service powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for delivering live events to global audiences. It allows you to switch cameras, add captions, and control comments, all from your laptop or […]

Live stream on the elopage platform, featuring shoppable links and chat functionality

Digital business platform elopage adds live shopping feature with Amazon IVS

The bar for online shopping experiences continues to rise as modern shoppers have come to expect more when making purchase decisions. In regards to digital goods, Germany-based SaaS platform elopage provides turnkey solutions that give creators, influencers, freelancers and SMBs a one-stop shop to run their virtual businesses. Established in 2015, the company enables entrepreneurs […]

Broadcast from a browser with the Amazon IVS web broadcast SDK

With Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), you can now can start your contribution broadcast live stream directly from web browsers using the IVS web broadcast SDK. Amazon IVS is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences. Send your live streams to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]