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Category: Media Services

Enhance and monetize media archives with AWS Data Migration Service

Introduction With streaming platforms becoming ubiquitous, media and entertainment companies are looking to differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace. They are seeking ways to preserve, rediscover, enhance, restore, and monetize their content libraries to offer them to consumers. In order to achieve this, it is recommended that media and entertainment companies migrate their entire content […]

Part 3: contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live OTT events

This is the third and final post in the series of blog posts on contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live over-the-top (OTT) events. This post details how Amazon Personalize, which allows developers to quickly build and deploy curated recommendations and intelligent user segmentation at scale using machine learning (ML), can be adopted to determine […]

Monetize audio-only content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Introduction This how-to blog post discusses how to monetize audio-only content such as podcasts and radio/talk shows on AWS by preparing the source for streaming with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and using Amazon CloudFront as a content delivery network (CDN) to deliver the content securely and with low latency. AWS Elemental MediaTailor is then used for […]

Netflix builds a studio on AWS that lets global artists seamlessly collaborate, and create, remotely

Netflix is one of the world’s leading entertainment services, with 223 million paid memberships in more than 190 countries. It delivers TV series, documentaries, feature films, and mobile games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Netflix relies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help it innovate with speed and consistently deliver best-in-class entertainment. […]

Near real-time notifications for AWS Media Services

A real-time live video workflow doesn’t offer second chances. The stakes are high, especially during marquee events that gather millions of viewers, so it is important to be able to react quickly and effectively to any potential issues affecting a live stream. This blog post details how to set up near real-time notifications on system […]

RTMPS Streaming with AWS

Introduction This blog post demonstrates how to send an RTMPS steam to AWS Elemental MediaLive. RTMPS is a variation of RTMP that uses extra security encryption to ensure that a video stream is not intercepted by an unauthorized entity. The extra layer of security in RTMPS can be either TSL or SSL encryption. RTMPS can […]

Add Hive content moderation to your Amazon IVS video streams

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a managed live streaming solution that is designed to provide quick and easy setup to let you build interactive video experiences, handles interactive video content from ingestion to delivery. With the IVS Player SDK, it is easier than ever for platforms of all sizes to integrate low-latency live streaming […]

Getting optimal video quality using AWS Elemental Statmux: A content-aware approach

If you are a content or service provider delivering video over fixed bandwidth infrastructure (such as satellite, cable, or terrestrial networks), you continuously look for ways to fit as many programs as possible in your statistical multiplexing (statmux) system without compromising the video experience delivered to customers. Statmux, which has been in use for over […]

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 […]

Case study: CineSend grows video streaming business by 1000% with secure content delivery solution built on AWS

CineSend provides secure, cloud-native video storage, encoding, and delivery solutions to customers ranging from major airlines and Hollywood studios to global financial institutions, top colleges, and other enterprises. The company experienced a significant spike in demand for its video streaming services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but leveraged AWS to quickly and efficiently […]