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How-to: Use QVBR for Streaming Live Events Like the 2018 AWS re:Invent Keynotes

Introduction AWS re:Invent is the largest event of the year for Amazon Web Services and the keynote addresses are the centerpieces of the week-long event. Live streams from re:Invent command a large viewership from around the world and are the highlight of the year for the AWS Event Technology Team. In 2018, AWS Elemental introduced […]

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Spuul Chooses Tools in The Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 06. OTT video is becoming an increasingly viable mode of content delivery, allowing niche players from regional broadcasters to businesses to deliver content in a more targeted way. Singapore-based OTT service Spuul serves Indian content to viewers both in India and abroad across a range of platforms. […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 1

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals (This Post) Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals In a recent blog post, Kiran Patel described the resiliency challenges […]

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What Was New from AWS Elemental in 2018

2017 was a big year for AWS Elemental, with the release five new services to the AWS Management Console. 2018 had one more new service, but that in no way means that it was a quiet year in the AWS Elemental Media Services world. In case you missed all the excitement across the year, here […]

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Washington Post’s Arc Publishing Platform Uses AWS to Transform the Broadcast Landscape

Founded in 1877, The Washington Post is a world-renowned news publisher and recipient of multiple Pulitzer prizes. Known for its commitment to political journalism and international coverage with 24 correspondents in 18 bureaus around the world, The Washington Post’s mission is to serve as the first place readers turn for breaking news and investigative journalism. […]

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FAQs About Live Streaming on AWS: How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available?

How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available? In my last blog I looked in detail at the factors that contribute to the cost of live streaming on AWS. I focused on the AWS Elemental Media Services that encode, package and originate, and monetize live streams, as well as the use of Amazon CloudFront […]

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How to Send Live Video to AWS Elemental MediaStore

In this blog post, I’ll describe how to send live HLS streams to AWS Elemental MediaStore. AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. In this blog post I will show you how to setup a […]

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AWS On-Demand Online Conference for Media Tech Leaders

  The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights, a media and entertainment focused online conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, […]

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Extending the Cloud Video Ecosystem

Many more vendors have achieved integration and interoperability with AWS Elemental Media Services, further extending the selection of available tools for building cloud-based video workflows. Following are some of the software solutions recently made available by members of the AWS Elemental Technology Partner Program to support live or on-demand video using cloud infrastructure: Content Acquisition […]

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Automated Way to Create an AWS Media Services-Centric CloudWatch Dashboard

An Amazon CloudWatch dashboard is a customizable home page in the CloudWatch console that monitors multiple resources in a single view. It can consist of a number of widgets, with each widget providing operational information about different resources monitored by the dashboard. For media workflows, CloudWatch dashboards can make it easy to view and monitor […]

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