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Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

How to live stream pre-recorded video using AWS Elemental MediaLive

In this blog post I walk you through how to live stream pre-recorded videos using AWS Elemental MediaLive. This use case is ideal for customers who want to retain control of their messaging by pre-recording their videos and reach a larger audience using multiple social channels like Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook. In 2020, due to […]

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Automatically compare two videos to find common content

Comparing two videos to determine what is common and what is different between them is useful in many ways. The ability to find common content across two video sources opens up a number of interesting possible applications, including: Searching third-party videos for unauthorized use of your content Monitoring a pair of video streams to ensure […]

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TicketCo doubles down on AWS to modernize live event production and delivery

The global home/mobile entertainment market surpassed $68 billion USD in revenue in 2020, as consumers worldwide turned to digital platforms to enjoy entertainment from the safety of their homes amidst global lockdowns. Conversely, in the same year, the live events industry found itself at a crossroad, as sporting events and theatre productions largely came to […]

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Quickly create a live streaming channel with AWS Elemental MediaLive Workflow Wizard

There is a growing need for organizations of all types, as well as individuals, to stream video to mobile viewers or a website. AWS Elemental MediaLive offers an automated Workflow Wizard to help create a live streaming workflow in just a few clicks. Now educators, marketers, internal corporate communications teams, and others can easily share […]

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Introducing new and improved AWS Elemental Statmux appliance and software for statistical multiplexing

In early 2021, AWS relaunched statistical multiplexing (statmux) hardware and software for on-premises applications. The new AWS Elemental Statmux incorporates the latest statmux features that were previously available in AWS Elemental MediaLive and adds additional features for the on-premises environment. Statmux is a technology used to efficiently combine (or multiplex) multiple encoded video channels (or […]

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Insys Video Technologies builds a flexible VOD solution on AWS for TR Warszawa

Authored by Seweryn Biegański, Presales Engineer. 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.   When restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person theatrical performances on hold, Polish performing arts theater TR Warszawa was determined to […]

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Live IP video closed captioning moves into the cloud with EEG and AWS CDI

For modern audiences, it’s hard to remember a time when closed captioning wasn’t a standard menu option. Across the US and much of the world, accessibility to the essential service became a government mandate via legislation set in the 1990s. Since then, encoding and decoding technology for closed captioning has advanced, but its evolution has […]

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The evolution of broadcast cloud playout

This post is co-authored by Martin Whittaker – Technical Product Director, Evertz, Aekta Joshi – Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Architect – AWS ProServe M&E, and Mark Stephens, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS. 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 […]

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AWS Elemental Link features for building flexible and cost-efficient live streaming platforms

Introduction Media & Entertainment (M&E) workloads are rapidly evolving to take advantage of hybrid and native cloud architectures. With the increased reliability of public IP-based networks, and the adoption of efficient video codecs like HEVC, the transport of broadcast-grade live event contribution over public IP-based networks is fast replacing rigid and expensive distribution methods of […]

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How-To: Transfer an AWS Elemental Link between AWS Accounts (part 1)

This post is part of a series AWS Elemental Link features for building flexible and cost-efficient live streaming platforms Part 1 How-To: Transfer an AWS Elemental Link between AWS Accounts (this post) Part 2 How-To: Transfer AWS Elemental Link between AWS Regions  Part 3 How-To: Create multiple MediaLive inputs using the same AWS Elemental Link  […]

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