AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Using and extending the open source SPEKE reference server

Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) defines the standard for communication between encryptors and packagers or encoders of media content and digital rights management (DRM) key providers. The specification accommodates encryptors running on-premises and in the AWS Cloud. The SPEKE Reference Server is an implementation of the SPEKE API and minimal implementation of back-end […]

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AWS Media Solutions at NAB show 2019

With more than 90,000 attendees from 160 countries, the 2019 NAB Show again attracted media and entertainment professionals from across the world to interact with the people and tools that will propel the industry forward. AWS was there to share insights, strategies, and technologies to help content providers create innovation and opportunity from their broadcast and […]

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J-Stream: On par with SSAI

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 09. For live streams of this summer’s 2018 RIZAP KBC Augusta Golf Tournament hosted in Fukuoka, Japan, KBC Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting partnered with Japanese video streaming and distribution leader J-Stream for dynamic server-side ad insertion (SSAI) services for sponsored content. Server side video ad insertion (SSAI) is […]

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Case study: Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and surge streaming

In 2016, KBS experienced traffic overflow that could not be handled every time a popular event occurred, like the earthquake in Gyeongju, the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and the big-hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Although IT resources were acquired and managed during each of these events, KBS needed an infrastructure that could flexibly scale […]

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This is my architecture: Advertising analytics at scale for live events featuring Amazon Prime Video

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, Prime Video shows how they provide customized advertising at scale, and provides reporting/analytics on ad delivery. You’ll learn how Amazon Prime Video handles advertising for Thursday Night Football and other live events, providing analytics on ad delivery using AWS Elemental MediaTailor, AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, […]

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EPIX wins media excellence award for 4K Ultra HD streaming feature powered By AWS

AWS Elemental congratulates EPIX, the premium TV service owned by MGM, for its recent Media Excellence Award, presented by the Interactive Television Alliance in recognition of its TV Everywhere 4K Ultra HD streaming feature. Built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), 4K Ultra HD streaming is now also available on the EPIX NOW streaming service. To […]

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Guest post from castLabs: AWS customers can use SPEKE and DRMtoday for video security

Guest post Bryce Pedersen, VP of Marketing, castLabs 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 Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) specification defines the standard for authentication and communication between encryptors and digital rights […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) highlights the breadth and depth of partner solutions for media at NAB 2019 – Part 2

In our previous blog post, we identified twenty-one AWS partners with solutions at NAB Show 2019 in AWS booth SU2202, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 8-11. In this post, we continue to present the breadth and depth of AWS partner solutions that media customers use to solve unique challenges in their media workflows. […]

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Friend MTS: Detecting the pirates

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. “We would describe ourselves as a content protection specialist,” says Simon Hanna, Partnerships Director at Friend MTS. “We’ specifically target the anti-piracy space. DRM and conditional access will protect the delivery of content to the end device, but our business is to do something about it […]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) highlights the breadth and depth of partner solutions for media at NAB show 2019 – Part 1

AWS will feature a number of AWS Partner Network (APN) technology partners that have built successful services on AWS to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery during the NAB Show 2019 in the AWS booth SU2202 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 8-11. Twelve APN partners […]

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