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Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

Live video streaming using Amazon S3

Introduction Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is an object storage service offering the scalability, data availability, security, performance, and consistency required of a basic origin for live streaming video workflows. This post outlines best practices for configuration and resiliency when using AWS Elemental Live and AWS Elemental MediaLive to generate an HLS output group with […]

The WFA spotlights powerchair football talent via match live streams

When it comes to powerchair football, player and fan dedication runs deep. Established in France in 1970 and formed nationally in England in 2005 by the Wheelchair Football Association (WFA), powerchair football has become one of the fastest growing parasports, with more than a thousand UK players and many more globally. Individuals of all ages […]

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System information data and remultiplexing using AWS Elemental Statmux

Introduction Statistical multiplexing (statmux) is an essential compression technology that allows for efficient, high-quality distribution of multiple video channels over a fixed-bandwidth medium such as satellite, cable, or over-the-air transmission. To learn more about the basics of statmux, refer to our previous blog post on the topic. For video distribution workflows, it is often necessary […]

French national volleyball league transforms its streaming service using solution from AWS Partner Kinow

France’s professional volleyball league, the Ligue Nationale de Volley (LNV), recognized that it needed to respond to changes in how its fans consume media. The internet provides access to an increasing number of delivery channels beyond traditional broadcast television and cable subscriptions, giving more options to viewers. To improve engagement with fans and other stakeholders, […]

Uncompressed Media over IP on AWS: Read the whitepaper

Today, AWS is pleased to introduce the Uncompressed Media over IP on AWS whitepaper. As customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) to Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure for media workflows, they are taking advantage of new standards for transporting broadcast signals such as SMPTE ST 2110 and NMOS. This shift to IP is not simple, […]

Part 3: contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live OTT events

This is the third and final post in the series of blog posts on contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live over-the-top (OTT) events. This post details how Amazon Personalize, which allows developers to quickly build and deploy curated recommendations and intelligent user segmentation at scale using machine learning (ML), can be adopted to determine […]

Near real-time notifications for AWS Media Services

A real-time live video workflow doesn’t offer second chances. The stakes are high, especially during marquee events that gather millions of viewers, so it is important to be able to react quickly and effectively to any potential issues affecting a live stream. This blog post details how to set up near real-time notifications on system […]

RTMPS Streaming with AWS

Introduction This blog post demonstrates how to send an RTMPS steam to AWS Elemental MediaLive. RTMPS is a variation of RTMP that uses extra security encryption to ensure that a video stream is not intercepted by an unauthorized entity. The extra layer of security in RTMPS can be either TSL or SSL encryption. RTMPS can […]

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). […]