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Improve streaming content security with SPEKE v2.0 and AWS Elemental MediaPackage

A quick history of CPIX and SPEKE Until the publishing of the DASH-IF’s Content Protection Information Exchange Format (CPIX) specification in 2015, there was no standard payload format that encoders and packagers could leverage when requesting encryption keys from key servers. CPIX filled this gap by providing a high-level framework, based on XML, describing the […]

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Managing content delivery across multiple AWS Elemental MediaPackage origins

Traditional video on demand (VOD) workflows are often complex, with requirements to manage multiple content versions, packaging configurations and digital rights management (DRM) needs. These requirements often lead to complex transcoding pipelines, duplication of assets, and inflexible distribution configurations. Companies are starting to look to modernize their VOD workflows to increase agility, cost savings, and flexibility. […]

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Quick and easy Media Services Dashboards

New users to the AWS Media Services often find the wide assortment of metrics available to be confusing. Users often ask which metrics are most meaningful, how they can make the metrics easily viewed in a chart, and how to view metrics from multiple services on a single Dashboard. Additionally, customers new to AWS may […]

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A deep dive into Output Locking in AWS Elemental Live

Introduction In order to deliver broadcast-grade resilience, it’s essential to have redundant contribution encoders so live event viewing won’t be affected even if one of the encoders fails. However, when you run multiple encoders for redundancy, the outputs from those encoders must be synchronized with frame-level accuracy. Otherwise, viewers experience discontinuity when the encoder is switched […]

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TicketCo doubles down on AWS to modernize live event production and delivery

The global home/mobile entertainment market surpassed $68 billion USD in revenue in 2020, as consumers worldwide turned to digital platforms to enjoy entertainment from the safety of their homes amidst global lockdowns. Conversely, in the same year, the live events industry found itself at a crossroad, as sporting events and theatre productions largely came to […]

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Insys Video Technologies builds a flexible VOD solution on AWS for TR Warszawa

Authored by Seweryn Biegański, Presales Engineer. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post.   When restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person theatrical performances on hold, Polish performing arts theater TR Warszawa was determined to […]

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BookTix takes live performances from on-stage to online with AWS

Putting together a live performance of any scale is a complex process with many moving parts, from securing and preparing the venue, performers, set, and dressings to attracting an audience and managing ticket sales. Until recently, the ticketing process for these events has either been through digital solutions or arduous manual approaches. The co-founders of […]

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AWS Elemental Link connects Glo instructors to their students

AWS Elemental Link connects Glo instructors to their students with live video from home. Glo is a subscription wellness platform, based in Los Angeles with an online video library of more than 4000 classes in yoga, meditation, and Pilates, taught by top instructors from around the world. The sessions can be streamed, downloaded, and viewed […]

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Choosing the right AWS live streaming solution for your use case

In July last year, AWS launched Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a managed live streaming platform for creating low latency interactive streaming services. While Amazon IVS is a great addition to the existing AWS Media Services for building live streaming experiences, I am often asked by customers which option is best for their given […]

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How AWS streamed re:Invent 2020

re:Invent is the largest event of the year for both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and those of us on the AWS Event Technology Team. Live streams of the leadership sessions boast roughly 500% more viewership than other AWS events. In 2020, due to the impacts of COVID-19, re:Invent pivoted from an in person- to virtual for […]

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