AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

[Updated April 11] Introducing live streaming with automated multi-language subtitling

For a step-by-step guide on how to get started with this solution, check out this post from the Machine Learning blog. Originally published on the Whats New blog on March 21. Live Streaming with Automated Multi-Language Subtitling is a solution that automatically generates multi-language subtitles for live streaming video content in real time. The solution is […]

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Introduction to top-down monitoring of live video workflows

Introduction to Top-Down Monitoring of Live Video Workflows with Amazon CloudWatch and Media Services Application Mapper Live video workflows are a collection of software and hardware resources that process and deliver live streams to consumers. Traditional live video workflows include encoding appliances, networking hardware, and other forms of on-premises and appliance equipment to package and originate […]

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How to set up a resilient end-to-end live workflow using AWS Elemental products and services: Part 3

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows (This Post) Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows In part two of this blog series, we covered advanced practices for […]

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Ravensbourne: Live streaming shakespeare

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. An industry-focused university dedicated to preparing its students for careers in digital media and design, London’s Ravensbourne University offers courses that provide experience in using modern broadcast technology in real-world video production scenarios. “Ravensbourne University’s broadcast students have worked alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) education […]

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AWS Elemental MediaConvert Reserved Pricing Part 1

Save money on VOD transcoding with reserved pricing in AWS Elemental MediaConvert: Part 1, introduction and how to use it

Introduction When the file-based video transcoding service AWS Elemental MediaConvert launched, only a single pricing model was available: on-demand. On-demand pricing is simple and pay-as-you-go, with no long term commitment. It’s based on the number of minutes of video generated and the features used. This pricing is attractive for transcoding applications with short-term, spiky, or […]

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Advancing live sports coverage with AWS Media Services

Across the world, live sports events consistently rank among the most-watched content on broadcast and online platforms. Over-the-top (OTT) video gives broadcasters a powerful tool to capitalize on audience excitement for these can’t-miss events. Through OTT offerings, broadcasters can deliver unique experiences to viewers’ preferred devices and enrich the fan experience with advanced statistics and […]

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How to set up a resilient end-to-end live workflow using AWS Elemental products and services: Part 2

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows (This Post) Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows In the first part of this blog series, we covered the […]

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Media services compatibility program opens pathways to the cloud

Customers frequently ask us ‘Which third-party video products are compatible with AWS Media Services?’ To help answer this, we’re launching the AWS Media Services Compatibility Program—a new program featuring technology partner products tested to be compatible with AWS Media Services. This program makes it easy to find solutions and configure with confidence. It is common […]

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Amazon Web Services live streaming, real-time captions, augmented reality shine this oscars season

More than 29 million viewers tuned into the Academy Awards® telecast in February, and while the ceremony itself is a major draw, ancillary programming featuring live interviews and commentary throughout the event has become increasingly popular in recent years. Capitalizing on this trend, IMDb brought back its live Oscars®-themed viewing party this year, tapping Broadcast […]

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On-Demand Webcast – Resilient Live Streaming Video: A Deep Dive in 3 Webcasts

Register now to watch this webcast on-demand Live video streaming is one of the most compelling parts of any OTT offering. It attracts large audiences, drives revenue, and plays an important part in customer growth and loyalty. But you must ensure your customers get the best experience no matter what. Designing and building resilient workflows for […]

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