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Category: AWS Elemental Live

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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AWS Elemental Live introduces support for Dolby Atmos® Encoding

In recent years, technology innovation and a drive for an enhanced customer experience have led to broader adoption of Dolby Vision for HDR video and Dolby Atmos for immersive audio.  As the digital media supply chain encompassing content creation, distribution, and consumer consumption matures and expands, customers get the benefit of incredible color, more detailed […]

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Sharpen your skills with new AWS Elemental appliances and software training and certification courses

Learn about AWS Elemental appliances and software with new and updated self-paced digital courses. Designed for video professionals, engineers, developers, and systems architects, these courses will sharpen your applicable skillset. The updated courses are AWS Elemental Live Foundations, AWS Elemental Live Advanced, and AWS Elemental Conductor. The newest course is AWS Elemental Statmux, which requires that you take the first […]

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BBC delivers live, UHD coverage of UEFA Euros and Wimbledon with AWS

Major sporting events in Summer 2021 attracted audiences in the millions to BBC viewing platforms, breaking previous records. A peak BBC TV audience of 25 million tuned into the UEFA Euro 2020 final between Italy and England, and a peak audience of 7.8 million witnessed Novak Djokovic defeat Matteo Berrettini in the Men’s Singles Final […]

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