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Category: AWS Elemental MediaLive

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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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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