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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SSAI

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 on this explainer page, along with a deep dive into the ways the technologies perform today, […]

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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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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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Tech talk now on-demand: Media processing workflows at high velocity & scale using orchestration & machine learning

If you missed our webinar on March 28, no need to worry. The recording is now available on YouTube with the slides available for download (see below). Abstract: Content owners, creators and publishers use media supply chains to package and process digital video content and programming from content producers so it can then be delivered […]

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Webcast on-demand: Media processing workflows at high velocity and scale using orchestration and machine learning

Click here to watch the on-demand version of Media Processing Workflows at High Velocity and Scale using Orchestration & Machine Learning Level 200 | Use Cases How To Content owners, creators and publishers use media supply chains to package and process digital video content and programming from content producers so it can then be delivered to local affiliates […]

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HDR Video Webcast

HDR video webcast on-demand: New standards, future trends, and current use cases

Few advancements in video demonstrate as dramatic an improvement in image quality as High Dynamic Range (HDR). In the midst of today’s intense competition for content, the ability to implement HDR puts video providers miles ahead of operators that do not. The good news is that HDR can be readily implemented using a software-based video […]

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Building a video ecosystem in the cloud with AWS Elemental Technology partners

Creating an end-to-end solution for media processing and delivery in the cloud takes a lot of application expertise and a host of complementary tools. That’s why, when we launched AWS Media Services in November 2017, we didn’t do it alone. To offer customers the kind of choice, functionality, and flexibility they expect from next-generation video […]

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