AWS Media Blog

Category: Networking & Content Delivery

Bundesliga Interactive Feed display

The dynamic tech lineup behind Bundesliga’s award-winning Interactive Feed

Delivering standout content that entices and engages viewers is a continuous challenge for modern content providers, especially in capturing the fast-paced action of live sport. Recognizing that personalization is paramount to audience engagement, at the start of the 21/22 season, DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH launched several fan-first offerings, many of which use technologies from […]

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Part 2: How to optimize video and ad content delivery with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and Amazon CloudFront

This is the step-by-step configuration guide for the ad insertion workflow discussed in Part 1: How to optimize ad delivery with AWS Elemental MediaTailor. The instructions show HLS-based examples, but AWS Elemental MediaTailor—a channel assembly and personalized ad insertion service—supports both HLS- and DASH-based workflows. In this guide you will: Create a basic MediaTailor configuration […]

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AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: CDN Authorization for AWS Elemental MediaPackage

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Introducing Autodesk Flame on AWS

Marking a major milestone for an application celebrating it’s 30th anniversary that was once only available on dedicated hardware, Autodesk has enabled Flame 2023 to run on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Autodesk ® Flame ® provides high-end 3D visual effects (VFX), finishing and color grading software used across advertising, and episodic and feature film VFX […]

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Part 2: SCTE 35 signal conditioning in AWS Elemental Live

This is the second post in a two-part series. Read the first post here. It is quite common for AWS Elemental Live, which lets users encode live video on premises for events and 24/7 streams, to be used to deliver live streams into Amazon Web Services (AWS) for over-the-top (OTT) workflows and to distribute a […]

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Architecture diagram with live and on-demand workflows feeding into Amazon CloudFront

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront for streaming video

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront—a content delivery network (CDN) service built for high performance, security, and developer convenience—for video on demand (VOD) and live streaming is a conversation that we have had with many of our customers. During the past few years, several CDN providers have begun to remove support for Smooth Streaming. […]

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BBC delivers live, UHD coverage of UEFA Euros and Wimbledon with AWS

Major sporting events in Summer 2021 attracted audiences in the millions to BBC viewing platforms, breaking previous records. A peak BBC TV audience of 25 million tuned into the UEFA Euro 2020 final between Italy and England, and a peak audience of 7.8 million witnessed Novak Djokovic defeat Matteo Berrettini in the Men’s Singles Final […]

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re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

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The 2021 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award Winners

The results of this year’s Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards brought good news for services and solutions for media and entertainment from AWS. With 200 nominees in 22 categories and 14,600 votes cast, the results are in: Winner, Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Services: AWS Elemental MediaLive Winner, Content Delivery Network: Amazon CloudFront Winner, DRM/Content Protection: AWS Elemental […]

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Case Study: Discovery cuts playout cost by 61% and accelerates growth and innovation on AWS

Discovery, a global media company that delivers more than 8,000 hours of original programming in nearly 50 languages to 220 countries and territories each year, needed to innovate its playout system infrastructure. The cost and time required to upkeep the company’s on-premises software made it difficult to grow and innovate. Discovery reduced its on-premises server […]

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