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Secure content using CloudFront Functions

To secure streaming video content from Amazon CloudFront, a fast content delivery network (CDN) service on Amazon Web Services (AWS), two methods are available: signed cookies or signed URLs. Customers can choose to use either one or both, depending on the use case. For example, a customer might choose signed cookies to authorize the resource […]

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Building a reusable testing pipeline for AWS Amplify plugins

Authored by Nathan Agez, a software engineer at TrackIt with master’s degrees in computer science from EPITECH France. Nathan has deep knowledge of the AWS Amplify ecosystem and also has extensive experience in building Serverless infrastructure for a variety of projects. He is passionate about open source, automation, travel, and loves playing his guitar when he’s […]

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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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Localized news and sports using Amazon Location Service

As mobile experiences evolve, Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to innovate by launching services that facilitate near-real-time, personalized, and interactive features for customers. Now broadcasters and publishers have a new solution to engage viewers and fans through compelling location-aware experiences that enrich mobile content. With the launch of Amazon Location Service, location functionality can be […]

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AWS Media2Cloud helps Formula 1 migrate to the cloud and manage its growing asset library

Since its inception in 1950, Formula 1 (F1) has grown into a globally recognized brand with a massive library of images, audio, and video captured at Grand Prix racing events around the world. The abundance of media assets F1 captured over time are a challenge to store, manage, and use. Researchers, editors, and producers spent […]

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Seerslab creates a global 4K streaming platform using AWS Media Services

Seerslab, a leading augmented reality (AR) company using mobile AR and Vision AI source technologies, wanted to build a global online concert platform with 4K-quality accessible to fans anywhere in the world. It was essential to automate and connect all the parts of the platform – from login to streaming. Using AWS Elemental MediaLive, which […]

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AWS Elemental Live introduces JPEG XS for low-latency, visually lossless contribution to the cloud

An introduction to JPEG XS As video consumption increases and content providers move toward higher quality content, bandwidth capacity becomes ever more important. Broadcasters transitioning from traditional serial digital interface (SDI) infrastructure to internet protocol (IP) technology for uncompressed video transport within the broadcast facility follow Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards […]

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GEVME Live enables memorable interactive events on AWS

In 2015 GlobalSign.in, an event technology company, developed GEVME, a technology platform providing end-to-end solutions for managing virtual, face-to-face, or hybrid meetings and conferences. With in-person meetings and conferences canceled in 2020, the company wanted to build on its existing platform to offer fully customizable digital venues with a focus on immersive and engaging experiences. […]

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How-to: Build a video-chat application for live streams using AWS Amplify and AWS Media Services

In this post, we are going to build a video-chat web application. For front-end hosting and backend resources, we’ll use AWS services like AWS Amplify, a set of tools and services that help front-end web and mobile developers build scalable full stack applications. And by using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), an open-source software […]

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Headliner reimagines the virtual concert experience with Amazon IVS

  While most music is accessible today via streaming services, the allure of experiencing performances live remains strong as fans seek out concerts and festivals. When the global pandemic halted large gatherings, artists began exploring alternate ways to continue performing, typically via live streams ranging from intimate and low-fi setups to clones of stage shows […]

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