AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

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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Webcast On-Demand: 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, experts explain ways to optimize your video workflows and achieve broadcast-grade latency using standard protocols and software in […]

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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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AWS at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will highlight cloud advancements along the entire content chain. Demonstrations will feature advanced cloud-based media services that support content creation, content distribution, and access to a rich media supply chain. From the Royal Wedding to Formula 1 and the record-shattering Indian Premier League finals, AWS will showcase how media customers innovate […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Agenda and Registration

Presentations have now been published for download. Details and agenda below: Date: July 31 Time: 10:30am-5pm Location: Skirball Cultural Center (parking is limited. Recommend ride sharing) Registration now closed AGENDA Keynote: Enhancing the Viewer Experience with Machine Learning: GrayMeta and the Sky News “Royal Wedding: Who’s Who App” Josh Wiggins (Chief Commercial Officer, GrayMeta) With the […]

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How to Migrate Workflows from Amazon Elastic Transcoder to AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction At re:Invent 2017, AWS Elemental released five new media processing and delivery services. One of these services, AWS Elemental MediaConvert, shares functionality with another file-based video transcoding service on AWS, Amazon Elastic Transcoder. Today, we detail the primary differences between these two services. If you are using Amazon Elastic Transcoder and are ready to migrate […]

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Part 4: 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 Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results (this post) Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results In previous installments of this blog series, we explored the options for optimizing latency across the […]

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Enabling CMAF for Video Processing and Delivery

The benefits of using HEVC / H.265 for video content, with its quality improvements and compression efficiency gains compared to AVC / H.264, are well understood. At its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced that its desktop, mobile platforms and all future hardware will support HEVC content. Apple had already revealed in 2016 the addition […]

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