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Category: AWS Elemental MediaPackage

.smil using AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD

Multi-language and multi-subtitle support is here New enhancements to AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD allow you to create custom labeling of your audio and subtitle/caption tracks so the name and language information passes through to the end user. This is now supported when ingesting your assets via a .smil file, which is a simple XML document […]

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Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

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Learn More: M&E Chalk Talk Presentations from AWS re:Invent 2019

re:Invent Chalk Talks are a highly interactive content format, beginning with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by a 45- or 50-minute Q&A session with the audience. While these sessions are not recorded, we wanted to share the decks with you as they contain valuable technical details. If there are any topics […]

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Managing Hybrid Video Processing Workflows with Apache Airflow

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. Authored by Riccardo Vescovi, Head of Solution Engineering – Fincons; Donato Fraccalvieri, Solution Architect – Fincons; Gianluca De Giuseppe, Solution Architecture – Fincons; and Zavisa Bjelogrlic, Partner Solution Architect – AWS.  Fincons Group is a […]

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What Was New for AWS Elemental Media Services in 2019

Introduction In 2018, AWS Elemental released AWS Elemental MediaConnect and added features and improvements to other five services that were released in 2017. If you missed all that news, you can catch-up here. At re:Invent 2019, the AWS Elemental team will present a review of the past year at the Twitch Launchpad. You can watch […]

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WinTicket Provides High-Quality Keirin Live Video to Speed-Bicycle Race Fans with AWS Media Services

Casual and ardent fans of Keirin, a Japanese motor-paced cycling sport, can spend countless hours voting for their favorite riders, catching up on match results, and reviewing upcoming race schedules using online-betting service WinTicket. Working together with AbemaTV, a CyberAgent Group Internet TV station, WinTicket offers a “Keirin Channel” with 24/7 online voting, race information, […]

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Insys Cloud Video Recorder: Launch a Cloud-based DVR Service on AWS

Authored by Piotr Czekała, Co-Founder and CTO of Insys Video Technologies. 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. Governments, public agencies, educational institutions, and other non-media organizations have a need to stream live events and record […]

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Record and Store Live Video Streams on AWS with Insys Cloud Video Recorder

Authored by Krzysztof Bartkowski, Co-Founder and CEO of Insys Video Technologies. 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. Launching a cloud-based DVR service is seemingly complex and time-consuming, but it is possible to launch a complete, […]

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Sold on SSAI

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 12. Server-side ad insertion is becoming a more valuable way of delivering advertising – and with cloud-based tools, one that’s becoming easier to implement The great benefit of targeted advertising is the ability to offer the viewer something that is going to be attuned to his or her […]

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Washington Post: Arc Lights the Way for Digital

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 14. One of the leading press institutions in the world, The Washington Post, has an impressive legacy of print newspapers. But the digital offerings it’s been developing over the last two decades also continue to break new ground – not only journalistically, but technologically. As The Washington […]

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