AWS Media Blog

Category: Networking & Content Delivery

Securing production workflows in AWS: Aligning to the MovieLabs Common Security Architecture for Production (CSAP)

In the previous blog in the series, Building a strong identity foundation: Aligning to the MovieLabs Common Security Architecture for Production (CSAP), we discussed the importance of building a strong identity foundation in Amazon Web Services (AWS). We did this by demonstrating how AWS services map to core components in the MovieLabs CSAP through a […]

Personalizing sports content with CloudFront Functions

Introduction Each day, we are presented with information that is personalized to us. This comes in the form of advertisements, social media content, entertainment, and more. This personalization helps us to meet consumer demand and influence consumer behavior. From the perspective of sports franchises, there is yet unmet demand to deliver personalized content to both […]

Moving your paywall to the edge with Amazon CloudFront

Publishers face two conflicting requirements when serving content: deliver content quickly by using a Content Delivery Network (CDN) and protect and monetize content using a paywall. The conflict arises because CDNs operate at the network edge, while paywall logic is usually available only at the originating website. Because the CDN does not know whether to […]

Enhance and monetize media archives with AWS Data Migration Service

Introduction With streaming platforms becoming ubiquitous, media and entertainment companies are looking to differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace. They are seeking ways to preserve, rediscover, enhance, restore, and monetize their content libraries to offer them to consumers. In order to achieve this, it is recommended that media and entertainment companies migrate their entire content […]

Monetize audio-only content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Introduction This how-to blog post discusses how to monetize audio-only content such as podcasts and radio/talk shows on AWS by preparing the source for streaming with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and using Amazon CloudFront as a content delivery network (CDN) to deliver the content securely and with low latency. AWS Elemental MediaTailor is then used for […]

See how FOX uses AWS solutions at scale to pioneer live and on-demand content delivery

FOX Corporation (FOX) produces and distributes news, sports, and entertainment content. Millions of viewers engage with content from FOX through its broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) platforms. FOX pioneers live and on-demand media content delivery and production using cloud-based solutions including: storage, compute, machine learning (ML), media solutions, and databases from Amazon Web Services (AWS). After […]

PBS drives its mission of being a trusted window to the world on AWS

The mission of PBS is to serve the American public with trusted programming and resources that educate, entertain, and inspire, and provide a diversity of perspectives. The publicly funded, nonprofit public broadcaster and television program distributor was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. It has over 330 member stations and reaches 100 […]

RTMPS Streaming with AWS

Introduction This blog post demonstrates how to send an RTMPS steam to AWS Elemental MediaLive. RTMPS is a variation of RTMP that uses extra security encryption to ensure that a video stream is not intercepted by an unauthorized entity. The extra layer of security in RTMPS can be either TSL or SSL encryption. RTMPS can […]

Secure media delivery at the edge on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides solutions for media distribution from encoding, packaging, and encryption using AWS Media Services, and broad distribution using the Amazon CloudFront content distribution network (CDN) for improved performance reaching the largest audiences. With the Secure Media Delivery at the Edge on AWS solution, customers can now add an easy-to-use and commonly supported solution […]

Case study: CineSend grows video streaming business by 1000% with secure content delivery solution built on AWS

CineSend provides secure, cloud-native video storage, encoding, and delivery solutions to customers ranging from major airlines and Hollywood studios to global financial institutions, top colleges, and other enterprises. The company experienced a significant spike in demand for its video streaming services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but leveraged AWS to quickly and efficiently […]