AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Media Services

AWS Media Services are a group of managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud. These services create media suitable for streaming, both live and on-demand, and optimized for your viewers’ playback devices. In this post, I shall explain how you can deliver the content created with the […]

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Create a Poster Frame and Thumbnail Images

Create a Poster Frame and Thumbnail Images for Videos Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

If you develop video applications, you probably need to create poster frames (a highlight image that is representative of a video) and thumbnail images (periodic frame grabs over the duration of the entire video) as a part of your workflow. Have you ever wondered how to create a poster frame for a specific frame in […]

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AWS Partner Demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand […]

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[Updated Oct 9] On-Demand Webinar: Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads

The webinar Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads is now available on demand: Level 300 | Solutions Best Practices Media companies, driven by higher resolution and an increasing amount of content due to direct B2C delivery, are looking to cost-effectively leverage cloud compute scalability. Emerging use cases, such as Media Supply […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Presentations Available for Download

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on July 31, 2018, session recordings and presentation decks are now available for viewing and download. PRESENTATIONS Opening: State of Media and What’s New from AWS State of Media and Whats New from AWS: LA Symposium 2018 from Amazon Web Services Ben Masek (Global M&E BD Lead, AWS) […]

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Unlocking New Efficiencies for High-Quality Video Delivery Via the Cloud

Guest post by Anupama Anantharaman | VP Product Marketing and Business Development for Interra 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. The media environment today is in a constant state of change. Broadcast and video streaming technologies […]

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Turning CPIX into Reality for Video Operators

Guest post by Steeve Huin | Irdeto VP Strategic Partnerships 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. Part 1: CPIX, Your New Favorite 4-letter Word If you offer an OTT video service or are launching one, you […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Achieve Broadcast-Grade Video Latency for Live Streaming

Do your viewers complain about OTT video latency? Are you frustrated by comparisons to broadcast? New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. In this webcast which airs on Wednesday August 1, 2018, experts explain ways to optimize your video workflows and achieve broadcast-grade latency using […]

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Working with AWS Elemental MediaTailor Logs and Metrics

AWS Elemental MediaTailor 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 and ensure that video seamlessly transitions between advertising and primary content during playback. AWS Elemental MediaTailor manipulates the HTTP Live […]

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