AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

AWS Elemental MediaTailor Supported Video Ad Serving Protocols

AWS Elemental MediaTailor is one of five AWS Media Services that launched during re:Invent 2017 and currently supports HTTP Live Streaming (HLS). It is a content personalization and monetization service that allows customers to implement stitched server-side ad insertion for streaming video while maintaining high quality of service. It uses dynamic transcoding to reduce storage requirements […]

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Why is Server-Side Ad Insertion Important?

Is server-side ad insertion (SSAI) better than client-side ad insertion (CSAI) for streaming video? How do they differ? Which works best for OTT content monetization? How does the cloud enable more scalable solutions? You’ll find answer to all these questions in this white paper along with a deep dive into the ways the technologies perform today, and […]

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Part 2: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery (this post) Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery In the first part of this blogs series, we covered why latency is a problem […]

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Presentations from the AWS NYC Media & Entertainment Symposium

If you were unable to join our M&E Symposium on May 15, 2018 in NYC, fear not! Recordings from the presentations and slide decks are now available for viewing: Welcome: State of Media Today and What’s New From AWS Ben Masek – AWS M&E Worldwide BD Lead Usman Shakeel – AWS M&E Worldwide Tech Lead Click […]

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Connecting VLC Media Player Using RTP to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this final installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source must be […]

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Part 1: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency (this post) Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Why is latency a problem for live video streaming? Whenever content delivery is time sensitive, whether it […]

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AWS Elemental Online Conference: 2018 NAB Show Highlights

Join Us for an In-Depth Recap of NAB 2018

If you weren’t able to attend the 2018 NAB Show, catch up at the AWS Elemental Online Conference. View informative tech talks, detailed technology demonstrations, and see how cloud and on-premises media solutions help you work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. Check out the full agenda for a list of topics you won’t want to miss! Where: Online […]

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Connecting FFmpeg Using RTMP to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this fourth installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source […]

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Connecting FFmpeg Using RTP to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this third installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source […]

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