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Category: AWS Elemental MediaPackage

Gain observability of live streaming workflows with AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a wide range of media services with which you can build live and on-demand video workflows. In this blog post, we discuss how users can gain observability by integrating scattered metrics and analyzing logs produced by AWS Media Services when configuring a live streaming workflow. Use metrics from Amazon CloudWatch, […]

Connect your on-premises multicast video network to the cloud with AWS Elemental MediaConnect Gateway

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched AWS Elemental MediaConnect Gateway, a new cloud-connected software application to transmit live video between on-premises multicast networks and AWS. Part of AWS Media Services, MediaConnect Gateway improves operations in hybrid environments, providing monitoring, security, and management of video feeds from the AWS Management Console. With MediaConnect Gateway, customers can […]

Back to basics: conditional access vs. digital rights management

In this blog, technologies used to protect content from unauthorized access in the direct-to-consumer (D2C) video delivery domain are discussed and presented in laymen’s terms. To start, let’s answer the question: Why is D2C content protection needed in the first place? Premium video content production is a complex and expensive process. Large budgets are dedicated […]

Optimizing video delivery and cache efficiency using CORS headers and Amazon CloudFront

Customers often ask how to achieve a high cache efficiency when streaming video to a wide range of devices at scale through a Content Delivery Network (CDN).  Specifically, when the client application is delivered from one endpoint (origin A), and the video content itself is delivered from a second endpoint (origin B). This type of […]

Learn about IoT integration and server-side ad insertion with AWS Media Services

Overview This blog helps Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who want to monetize exclusive, but simple-to-set-up, IoT video feeds using server-side ad insertion (SSAI) powered by AWS Media Services from Amazon Web Services (AWS). For example, an exotic dog breed kennel club that nurtures rare and magnificent dog species may choose to showcase its residents on a […]

Live stream highlights with AWS Media Services

Using Amazon Web Services (AWS), live stream broadcasting has become simpler than ever before. AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage provide delivery of live streams or video on demand (VOD) assets to the end consumer. Sports and other live events demand extracting certain segments or golden moments from the live video and saving them […]

French national volleyball league transforms its streaming service using solution from AWS Partner Kinow

France’s professional volleyball league, the Ligue Nationale de Volley (LNV), recognized that it needed to respond to changes in how its fans consume media. The internet provides access to an increasing number of delivery channels beyond traditional broadcast television and cable subscriptions, giving more options to viewers. To improve engagement with fans and other stakeholders, […]

Back to basics: HTTP video streaming

Consumption of video content has transformed dramatically over the last two decades. Just 10 – 15 years ago, viewing of production content was inflexible and limited to a TV set connected to a satellite or terrestrial antenna or to a cable connection, generally through a set-top box (STB) receiver. In recent years, however, the ability […]

Secure media delivery at the edge on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides solutions for media distribution from encoding, packaging, and encryption using AWS Media Services, and broad distribution using the Amazon CloudFront content distribution network (CDN) for improved performance reaching the largest audiences. With the Secure Media Delivery at the Edge on AWS solution, customers can now add an easy-to-use and commonly supported solution […]

Watch now: PAOK TV streams football matches and more on AWS

One of the top football clubs in Greece, PAOK FC has a storied legacy with an ardent fanbase topping more than 1.5 million. In addition to winning on the pitch, the club also creates and delivers original content to its fan community via PAOK TV, which is widely available across digital platforms and devices. By […]