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How cloud-based video pipelines are inspiring new innovation in broadcast workflows

Consumer viewing habits and media business models have shifted in recent years as smart phone technology and connectivity have advanced and over-the-top (OTT) services have proliferated. To keep pace with an ever-growing demand for content and adapt to rapid changes in viewer behavior, media companies are tapping into the cloud to reinvent the media pipeline, […]

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Discovery Builds Direct-to-Consumer Video Platform with SOUTHWORKS and AWS

Discovery Builds Direct-to-Consumer Video Platform with SOUTHWORKS and AWS

Discovery serves passionate fans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains, reaching 220 countries and territories with more than 8,000 hours of original programming each year across a range of content genres. With consumer demand for on-demand video increasing, Discovery looked to build a new technology platform that would enable rapid innovation and rich direct-to-consumer experiences. […]

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Unbox and start streaming live video with AWS Elemental Link

Did you order and receive a new AWS Elemental Link device and now wonder what comes next? Do you want to learn how easy is it to create an AWS account, order a Link device, and start streaming live video to the cloud? Or, do you enjoy watching other people unbox new technology and put […]

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Explore.org live streams nature cams to global audiences with AWS

Explore is a multimedia organization that brings a live nature network directly to connected viewers. Its online portal, explore.org, serves as a community destination that aggregates live content from more than 150 cameras to audiences worldwide. From the majestic Decorah Bald Eagles in Iowa, to an underwater manatee preserve at Blue Spring State Park in […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 4

In this series: Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover (this post) High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover The first three parts of this blog series described […]

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MyVictory.com launches motivational fitness streaming platform for cancer survivors with help from AWS

Although an estimated one in three people will develop cancer in their lifetime, steady advancements in medical research and technology are improving treatments, condition management, and recovery outcomes. At the same time, evidence suggests that a dedicated post-recovery exercise regimen can help survivors cope and reduce the likelihood of cancer recurrence. Staying motivated and on […]

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Live Video Production using vMix on Amazon EC2

Live video is a popular and effective mechanism for businesses to stay in contact with their customers and stakeholders. As business constraints continue to evolve and content producers are challenged to produce live content outside the studio, including from their own home, live video production solutions from AWS can help businesses across industries adapt quickly. […]

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Monitoring AWS Media Services using Amazon CloudWatch Events

The Media Services Application Mapper (MSAM) tool was created to help video streaming operators monitor their live channels. The tool provides a web interface that visualizes the components of live video workflows, including logical connections between AWS Media Services and other services from AWS. MSAM can be configured to show error messages, alerts, and alarms […]

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Services and tools for monitoring video workflows on AWS

Congratulations, you’re hosting your video workflows in the cloud. You can now benefit from the redundancy, durability, and integration provided by many AWS cloud services and tools for video workflows. Before you begin basking in the glory, let me ask you: Do you know the end-to-end health of those workflows right now? Are you monitoring […]

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How-to: Stream your live video to social media sites using AWS Elemental Link

Many types of customers need a configuration-free, cost-efficient way to deliver a live stream to social media platforms. For example, a religious organization that wants to stream their weekly video services to YouTube. Or a gaming event may need to make their live event available to their audience on Twitch. Even some local broadcast news […]

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