AWS Media Blog

Creating a Custom AWS Elemental MediaTailor Metric and Amazon CloudWatch Alarm

In a previous blog, we demonstrated how to programmatically access default logs and metrics provided by AWS Elemental MediaTailor. In this post, we will walk through creating our own metric using the MediaTailor log groups that have been made available in Amazon CloudWatch. At a glance, this is what we will do: Create an IAM […]

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A Video Compression Primer

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 10. What used to be a relatively simple proposition for broadcasters – delivering a single analogue or digital signal to one type of device – has become a highly complex series of technological tasks. Broadcasters, pay TV operators and OTT services must deliver video to every type […]

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AWS at NAB Show 2019

To help video providers across the world elevate the viewing experience for their audiences, Amazon Web Services will demonstrate advances in content creation, media supply chains, and content delivery during NAB Show 2019 (April 8-11, Booth SU2202, Las Vegas Convention Center). AWS will feature a full range of cloud and on-premises video solutions to ingest, […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 1

Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals In a recent blog post, Kiran Patel described the resiliency challenges generated by high-profile live streaming events, and how AWS Elemental Media Services are architected to overcome those obstacles through distributed and redundant deployments. In this article and the next two chapters, we’ll dive into the details of […]

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Odds Ballklubb: A New World of OTT Services

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 05. A Norwegian start-up is taking advantage of a VOD revolution fueled by AWS Elemental’s suite of cloud-based media tools. Crystallize is Bârd Farstad’s second start-up. Previously, the CEO and his brother, Aleksander, founded eZ Systems, which provided content management services for big subscription brands like Elle, […]

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks. In a session at the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in May 2018, Adam Ahringer, manager of software data […]

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VOD Automation Part 1: Create a Serverless Watchfolder Workflow Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction File-based video processing workflows on AWS can be built using AWS Elemental MediaConvert to transcode source media into output formats. Using MediaConvert, video providers with any size content library can easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for multiscreen delivery. Once you start using MediaConvert to transcode videos, the next step is usually to build an […]

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How-to: Create a Virtual Trainer With Amazon Sumerian Virtual Reality and Amazon Machine Learning – Part 2

Guest post by Chirag Oswal and Saurabh Shrivastava, AWS Partner Solution Architects In part 1 of this blog series, you learned how to build the service environment in support of an Amazon Sumerian scene using key AWS services such as Amazon Lex, Amazon Cognito, Amazon DynamoDB and AWS Lambda. In part 2, You will learn […]

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How-to: Create a Virtual Trainer With Amazon Sumerian Virtual Reality and Amazon Machine Learning – Part 1

Guest post by Chirag Oswal and Saurabh Shrivastava, AWS Partner Solution Architects Part 1: Setting up key AWS services like  Amazon Lex, AWS Lambda, and Amazon DynamoDB Part 2: Creating and exploring Virtual Reality scenes in Amazon Sumerian As technology evolved the transition from the web-based technologies to mobile has been transformative: we moved away […]

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