AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Introducing AWS Amplify Video

Introducing AWS Amplify Video – an open source plugin for the Amplify CLI that makes it easy to incorporate video streaming into your mobile and web applications powered by AWS Amplify. In this blog post, we introduce readers to AWS Amplify, AWS Elemental Media Services, and Amplify Video. Then, through a tutorial, we show how they […]

[Updated May 6] Presentations from the AWS M&E NYC symposium on March 20, 2019

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on March 20, 2019, session recordings are now available for viewing. Executive Track State of Media and What’s New From AWS Hear the AWS perspective on the fast-changing media industry. What trends are we hearing from customers and consumers around the world? What business models are emerging? Also […]

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 […]

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 […]