AWS Media Blog

Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

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 […]

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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). […]

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Live content moderation using machine learning

Managing live channels requires humans to monitor streams for unexpected content. It is particularly important to detect harmful content quickly and take appropriate measures for moderation. This guide describes the steps you can take to implement an automatic solution to extract, store, analyze, and sort images from your live channel using cloud services from Amazon […]

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Watch now: PAOK TV streams football matches and more on AWS

One of the top football clubs in Greece, PAOK FC has a storied legacy with an ardent fanbase topping more than 1.5 million. In addition to winning on the pitch, the club also creates and delivers original content to its fan community via PAOK TV, which is widely available across digital platforms and devices. By […]

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Deploying virtual linear OTT channels using AWS Media Services

This blog post details how to create virtual linear OTT channels that can sequentially deliver both video on demand (VOD) and live streaming video by defining a channel schedule in AWS Elemental MediaTailor using Channel Assembly. This stems from an increased customer need to provide free ad-supported television (FAST), which is rapidly gaining traction with consumers and, […]

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Streaming provider Watch Brasil securely delivers live linear content with the support of AWS Partner Kaltura

Delivering video content is no simple task, especially in Brazil. Businesses wishing to break into streaming require scalable, reliable video platforms and strong cloud infrastructure. Without those, watching video-on-demand and live linear content can be choppy, unreliable, and low quality—putting the provider at a significant competitive disadvantage in a growing industry. Watch Brasil was determined […]

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Case Study: TV TOKYO Corporation relaunches new business program on AWS

TV TOKYO operates terrestrial and satellite broadcasting services—including a diverse lineup of business, animation, and variety content—in and around Tokyo. To help revitalize business during the height of the pandemic, it launched TERETO BIZ, an overhaul of its long-running “TV TOKYO Business on Demand” subscription service. Already using AWS Media Services for live streams and […]

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Enable Microsoft Smooth Streaming to resource-constrained devices using Lambda@Edge and AWS Elemental MediaPackage

AWS Elemental MediaPackage is a highly scalable video origination and just-in-time packaging service. Using either a live HLS input from an encoder such as AWS Elemental MediaLive or media files from Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), the service packages video content with optional encryption to HLS, DASH-ISO, CMAF and Microsoft Smooth (MSS) formats. The majority […]

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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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Channel deployment automation for AWS Elemental MediaLive with AWS CDK

Welcome to this blog series about media infrastructure automation. Over the course of the past year, many of you asked about how to design your media infrastructure operation and management—how to provide your teams with access to the right resources, with the right level of monitoring, and with required flexibility without the need to become […]

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