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Category: AWS Elemental Appliances & Software

AWS Elemental Live introduces JPEG XS for low-latency, visually lossless contribution to the cloud

An introduction to JPEG XS As video consumption increases and content providers move toward higher quality content, bandwidth capacity becomes ever more important. Broadcasters transitioning from traditional serial digital interface (SDI) infrastructure to internet protocol (IP) technology for uncompressed video transport within the broadcast facility follow Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards […]

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Part 2: Working with SMPTE ST 2022-6 on AWS Elemental Live appliances

This two-part blog post is a look at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2022-6 standard. The first post explores some of the reasons customers are transitioning from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices using AWS […]

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Introducing AWS Elemental MediaConnect inputs for AWS Elemental Live appliances

AWS Elemental Live 2.21.2 GA introduces a new input type for use with AWS Elemental MediaConnect that makes it easier to securely and reliably ingest content. In this article, I review use cases where MediaConnect inputs are helpful, and show how to configure both MediaConnect and Elemental Live to utilize this capability. This new input type […]

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Part 3: Simplifying SMPTE ST 2110 Management with NMOS

This multi-post series is a dive deep into the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2110 suite of standards. The series explores the reasons customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices to use AWS Elemental […]

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Part 2: Working with SMPTE ST 2110 on the AWS Elemental Live Appliance

This multi-post series is a dive deep into the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2110 suite of standards. The series explores the reasons customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices to use AWS Elemental […]

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Part 1: Background and key benefits of SMPTE ST 2110 on AWS Elemental Live

This multi-post series is a dive deep into the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2110 suite of standards. The series explores the reasons customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices to use AWS […]

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Visual representation of workflow described in blog

How to set up a resilient end-to-end live workflow using AWS Elemental products and services: Part 4

In this series: Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover (this post) High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover The first three parts of this blog series described […]

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New digital training available for AWS Elemental Live and AWS Elemental Conductor

Want to learn how to get the most out of your AWS Elemental Live or AWS Elemental Conductor on-premises appliances? AWS Training and Certification recently launched three free, on-demand courses to help you learn how to operate and optimize your video workflows. AWS Elemental Live training AWS Elemental Live provides real-time video and audio encoding […]

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Intertrust workflow diagram of AWS cloud-based packaging using SPEKE protocol

Secure content packaging with ExpressPlay DRM and AWS Media Services

Authored by Gadi Ittah, Director of Product Management at Intertrust. 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. At Intertrust, we are responsible for protecting high-value and premium content, distributed by some of the largest media streaming […]

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Getting started with ultra-low latency using AWS Elemental Live – Part 2

The AWS Elemental Live encoder version 2.19.0 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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