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Category: AWS Elemental MediaPackage

MISB ST 1910 and KLV: Changing the game in intelligence, entertainment, and beyond

Introduction From media and entertainment (M&E) to defense, science, and agriculture, video is pervasive. Whether shot on a high-end camera in a studio or for a tactical mission from an unmanned aerial system (UAS), video and the environment in which it’s captured can provide invaluable information, such as sensor data, geolocation, instrument readings, or other […]

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Spiritland Productions livestreams dynamic sonic concerts with AWS and Dolby technology

The popularity of live music festivals and concerts has swelled in recent years, with the UK leading the charts for a country with the most music festivals. The artistry, visual spectacle, and energy of the crowd remain a draw, but with COVID-19, the live concert industry came to a halt, with large gatherings no longer […]

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Germany’s DFL taps AWS Media Services for new live streaming platform

The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), which is the governing body of the Bundesliga, is responsible for the organization and marketing of professional football in Germany. The Bundesliga, the soccer league with the best goals-per-game rate among Europe’s top five football leagues, is using AWS Media Services to power its new live streaming service. Using […]

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Zee5 inserts millions of ads in live and VOD content using AWS

This post is co-authored by Girish Nair, SA, Media & Entertainment at Amazon Web Services and Vivek Yadav – Senior CDN Engineer at Zee5 Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. It is among the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive […]

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Protecting your video stream with Amazon CloudFront and serverless technologies – Part 2

Amazon CloudFront alongside media services and serverless technologies from AWS make it easy to protect your video stream from unauthorized viewing. In part one of this blog post, you learned how to set up Amazon Cognito, create an API to generate cookies and protect your stream from unauthorized access. In this post, we will provide […]

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[Updated 1/4/2021]: Protecting your video stream with Amazon CloudFront and serverless technologies – Part 1

Amazon CloudFront alongside media services and serverless technologies from AWS make it easy to protect your video stream from unauthorized viewing. Whether it’s to ensure audiences have the right subscription to view the content, or that sensitive information can only be seen by permissioned viewers, there are many reasons content providers need to secure their […]

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Discovery Builds Direct-to-Consumer Video Platform with SOUTHWORKS and AWS

Discovery builds direct-to-consumer video platform with SOUTHWORKS and AWS

Discovery serves passionate fans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains, reaching 220 countries and territories with more than 8,000 hours of original programming each year across a range of content genres. With consumer demand for on-demand video increasing, Discovery looked to build a new technology platform that would enable rapid innovation and rich direct-to-consumer experiences. […]

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How to set up a resilient end-to-end live workflow using AWS Elemental products and services: Part 4

In this series: Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals 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 (this post) High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover The first three parts of this blog series described […]

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Monitoring AWS Media Services using Amazon CloudWatch Events

The Media Services Application Mapper (MSAM) tool was created to help video streaming operators monitor their live channels. The tool provides a web interface that visualizes the components of live video workflows, including logical connections between AWS Media Services and other services from AWS. MSAM can be configured to show error messages, alerts, and alarms […]

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Services and tools for monitoring video workflows on AWS

Congratulations, you’re hosting your video workflows in the cloud. You can now benefit from the redundancy, durability, and integration provided by many AWS cloud services and tools for video workflows. Before you begin basking in the glory, let me ask you: Do you know the end-to-end health of those workflows right now? Are you monitoring […]

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