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Category: Media Services

Build a reliable HLS live channel with AWS Elemental MediaStore

For resilient live streams, you usually have two encoders, which creates two master manifests. However, that on its own is not enough. If one of the encoders suffers a failure – let’s say encoder 1 – the manifests for encoder 1 becomes stale (no longer updated), while encoder 2’s manifests and A/V segments continue to […]

Building interactive live video experiences with Amazon IVS and Videoflow

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) helps developers to quickly create low latency, interactive live streaming experiences. Based on the technology behind twitch.tv, IVS channels are fully managed, low latency live streams that remove much of the heavy lifting from integrating encoding, origination, content delivery, and playback. Since launch, builders have been elated with the […]

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How to set up a simple video-on-demand service on AWS with TrackIt

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 production of new video content driven by ubiquitous and relatively high-quality acquisition devices (mobile phones, action cameras, etc.), along with the accelerating re-use of old libraries, has seen […]

AWS Media Insights: See the keynote on demand and explore upcoming sessions

The media industry is in the midst of massive and accelerating transformation. Watch the keynote presentation from this month’s AWS Media Insights Webcast Series to learn the trends that are changing the way content is created, distributed and consumed, and the implications for organizations across the media supply chain. Presenters also share the latest announcements […]

Using frame rate conversion to expand content availability

Authored by Daryl Blair, Director of Sales & Marketing at InSync Technology, Ltd. 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. Historically, film and video content has been acquired, produced, and mastered to comply with the delivery standards […]

Playing your ads-featured content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and VideoJS

In the previous installments of this blog series, we showed how to monetize your content with a custom workflow with FFmpeg on Amazon Elastic Container Service at Fargate and with Amazon Rekognition. In this post, we show you how to display and interact with an HLS stream in a simple webpage similar to this.   Sample […]

How to diagnose AWS Elemental MediaTailor ad insertion flows using debugging

AWS Elemental MediaTailor allows you to serve targeted ads to viewers while maintaining broadcast quality in over-the-top (OTT) video applications. This article explains how it is possible to use the debugging feature of MediaTailor to dive deep into an ad insertion session lifecycle to troubleshoot or visualize what is happening behind the scenes. The PDF […]

Bru closes imagination gap with digital textiles rendered with AWS

Founded in 1995, international fabric supplier Bru Textiles distributes millions of meters of premium upholstery and curtain fabrics around the world every year. The company’s sizable customer base has been built by prioritizing quality, service, and strategic investment in technological advancement and operational efficiency. As the use of augmented and virtual reality began to rise in […]

Build an Android App with a scrollable feed of live streams

As smartphones and mobile internet become more advanced, many apps have implemented media-rich experiences that connect content creators with end users. Sharing and consuming video is exceptionally popular among smartphone users, leading to the rise of interactive, social video. While mobile video streaming is popular, it’s often difficult for app developers to create a great […]

‘Let’s Eat’ Animated Short Film from Anamon Studios uses AWS and more than 150 Artists with Remote Collaboration

Centering on the relationship of a Chinese immigrant, Lina, and her American daughter, Luan, animated short film Let’s Eat reflects on familiar themes of personal identity, generational dynamics, and how food can bridge cultural gaps from a distinctly Asian-American perspective. Though initially close, Lina and Luan drift apart, before finding their way back to each other one […]