AWS Media Blog

Category: Networking & Content Delivery

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Launching a full-featured VOD platform in just four weeks

Established in 1904, SL Benfica is the reigning champion of the Portuguese League (Primeira League). The club also boasts the most overall titles of any Portuguese football club. SL Benfica recently became the first football club in the country with its own digital video platform. Engaging Global Fans With a 240,000 strong fan club, SL […]

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Jordan develops e-learning platform for 2 million students with AWS

Earlier this year, as schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Jordan wanted to quickly help students across the country reconnect with their teachers and classmates and resume their education. Through a multi-faceted collaboration led by Mawdoo3.com, the largest Arabic-language platform in the world, the Darsak.gov.jo e-learning platform was built in just […]

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Providing remote learning for millions of Israel students through live stream

With students around the world now learning from home due to COVID-19, governments and educators are using technology to provide remote learning experiences. In Israel, the Ministry of Education collaborated with education technology (EdTech) companies and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide continuity of learning for 1.8 million students. Together, AWS, the Israel Center for […]

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Connecting OBS Studio to AWS Media Services in the Cloud

In this second installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source […]

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Connecting AWS Elemental Live on-premises to AWS Media Services in the cloud

AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to your customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from cameras must first be encoded before they can be sent to the cloud for further processing, packaging, and delivery. This starts with a camera, and software and […]

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Ohio state government working with AWS Media Services to keep citizens informed and connected

With millions of people across the U.S. staying at home, U.S. state governments are looking for ways to quickly set up live streaming platforms that get vital news, information, and updates to the communities they serve. One of the challenges they face is overcoming older video infrastructures that cannot keep pace with increasingly large audiences […]

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Addressing the needs of media customers during unprecedented times

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, IT and communications leaders of commercial businesses, government agencies, schools, and religious organizations around the world are working quickly to keep the lines of communication open. The ability to quickly set up streaming platforms and to scale video infrastructures in the cloud helps government agencies keep first-line responders informed and […]

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Case study: Joyn builds groundbreaking streaming video platform on AWS

As Germany’s first free streaming video service to combine live TV with on-demand content and exclusive programming, Joyn requires a flexible, scalable media infrastructure to support growing viewership and ongoing advancements in its offering. A new case study explains how Joyn built its pioneering service on an innovative serverless architecture with cloud-based tools, including AWS Elemental […]

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FOX uses AWS to score with digital audiences for Super Bowl LIV

The come-from-behind victory by the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers in early February attracted an audience of 102 million viewers in the United States – including the largest ever streaming audience with 3.4 million viewers across a range of connected devices. This represented an increase of approximately 23 percent in online and […]

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Exploring video workflows for the modern religious organization

Video has become an expected commodity in modern consumer culture. Tech-savvy shoppers, sports fans, binge-watchers, and ambitious DIYers alike head online to watch product reviews and companion content, catch up on series programming, or view instructional content. Given the growing prevalence of online video, religious organizations are turning to streaming content as a way to […]

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