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Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

Localized news and sports using Amazon Location Service

As mobile experiences evolve, Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to innovate by launching services that facilitate near-real-time, personalized, and interactive features for customers. Now broadcasters and publishers have a new solution to engage viewers and fans through compelling location-aware experiences that enrich mobile content. With the launch of Amazon Location Service, location functionality can be […]

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Seerslab creates a global 4K streaming platform using AWS Media Services

Seerslab, a leading augmented reality (AR) company using mobile AR and Vision AI source technologies, wanted to build a global online concert platform with 4K-quality accessible to fans anywhere in the world. It was essential to automate and connect all the parts of the platform – from login to streaming. Using AWS Elemental MediaLive, which […]

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How-to: Build a video-chat application for live streams using AWS Amplify and AWS Media Services

In this post, we are going to build a video-chat web application. For front-end hosting and backend resources, we’ll use AWS services like AWS Amplify, a set of tools and services that help front-end web and mobile developers build scalable full stack applications. And by using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), an open-source software […]

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Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS

Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental Part 2: HDR VOD workflows using AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental MediaConvert Part 3: Live and VOD-to-Live HDR workflows on AWS (this post) Introduction In this post, we focus on live content generated in real time, as well as file playout or VOD-to-live […]

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Part 1: Expanding the color gamut with HDR and AWS Elemental

In this three part series, we discuss the current status of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video support across the AWS Elemental Media Services and appliances. Since our founding in 2006, our customers have expected our products to continue to produce the best quality video per bit using the latest codecs and formats. HDR is now […]

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Contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live OTT events

Popular live stream events often command higher viewer attention due to the thrill, uncertainty, freshness, and unknowns of the content. On the other hand, in the over-the-top (OTT) world the last mile network latency and media player buffer often push a viewer at least few seconds behind real time. This elevated viewer attention and last-mile […]

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Stream tennis matches through AWS Elemental MediaLive and generate real-time replays with Amazon Rekognition

Broadcasters are increasingly looking to the cloud to reduce operating costs through automation. For example, a live sports event needs to be summarized for replay at a later time. This is traditionally done manually by an editor who watches the whole event and flags the beginning (mark in) and ending (mark out) timestamps of noteworthy […]

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How to: Automatic failover of file and live inputs in AWS Elemental MediaLive

It’s imperative in a live video streaming workflow to have a video slate (MP4) as a backup for a live input (for example RTMP PUSH). This ensures video continuity by switching automatically to a video slate (MP4) when there is no active live input, and switching back to the live input when live ingest is […]

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ITV moves delivery of simulcast channels into the cloud to accelerate innovation

With a wealth of programming accessible at the push of a button, the average consumer is viewing more content than ever, whether binge watching the latest BritBox series, keeping up with the local news, or catching up on their favourite program. Coupled with rising audience expectations for more reliable viewing experiences, this unprecedented demand for […]

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New instructor-led course: Video Streaming Essentials for AWS Media Services

Learn best practices for designing and using cloud-based video workflows in the updated instructor-led course Video Streaming Essentials for AWS Media Services. Get expert-led, hands-on experience using AWS Media Services in this 2-day course covering: How key variables – including quality, latency, and budget – influence video workflow design decisions. How companies select and use […]

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