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Category: AWS Elemental Live

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

Since the advent of television in the 1920s, broadcasters have continuously reinvented themselves in the face of change ­­– from the analog to digital transition to the rise of connected TV (CTV). The latter prompted broadcasters like TV 2 DANMARK (TV 2) to expand its offerings to support live and on-demand content consumption across a […]

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 […]

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). […]

Getting started with optical character recognition in AWS Elemental Live and AWS Elemental MediaLive

What is OCR? Optical character recognition (OCR) is the ability for software to recognize characters in an image and to convert those characters to text. This conversion allows the characters to be recognized as specific letters and numbers and therefore to be manipulated along with any other text. Recent areas of research in the use […]

HTML5 Motion Graphics with AWS Media Services

AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: HTML5 Motion Graphics with AWS Media Services

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 […]

AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: AVC/H.264 encoding configurations for AWS Media Services

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 […]

AWS Elemental Live Web UI – page with API key and login

Application Programming Interface (API) call samples for AWS Elemental Live

Introduction This blog provides examples of frequently used API commands/calls for AWS Elemental Live, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) on-premises solution for encoding/transcoding of linear content (events and 24/7 streams). You may decide to use the AWS Elemental Live API for various reasons. These reasons include: testing, troubleshooting, integration with a third party management system, […]

Part 2: SCTE 35 signal conditioning in AWS Elemental Live

This is the second post in a two-part series. Read the first post here. It is quite common for AWS Elemental Live, which lets users encode live video on premises for events and 24/7 streams, to be used to deliver live streams into Amazon Web Services (AWS) for over-the-top (OTT) workflows and to distribute a […]

Part 1: Use ESAM in AWS Elemental Live for SCTE 35 signal conditioning and input switching

Using ESAM for SCTE 35 signal conditioning In modern linear workflows, event signaling and management (ESAM) is used to enrich the conditioning of SCTE 35 signals within a live stream. The SCTE 35 standard—created by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)—states, “SCTE 35 is the core signaling […]

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 […]