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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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The evolution of the television live event ecosystem and how AWS and TAGVS are shaping the future – Part 2

This blog was co-authored by Kevin Joyce (TAG Video Systems), Peter Wharton (Happy Robots), Michael Proulx (Retired CTO), and Mark Stephens (Amazon Web Services). In the first of this two-part series, we walked through the linear television live event ecosystem and how it is evolving through the use of cloud. This second part is focused on […]

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.smil using AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD

Multi-language and multi-subtitle support is here New enhancements to AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD allow you to create custom labeling of your audio and subtitle/caption tracks so the name and language information passes through to the end user. This is now supported when ingesting your assets via a .smil file, which is a simple XML document […]

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Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

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Learn more: M&E chalk talk presentations from AWS re:Invent 2019

re:Invent Chalk Talks are a highly interactive content format, beginning with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by a 45- or 50-minute Q&A session with the audience. While these sessions are not recorded, we wanted to share the decks with you as they contain valuable technical details. If there are any topics […]

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Managing hybrid video processing workflows with Apache Airflow

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. 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. Authored by Riccardo Vescovi, Head of Solution Engineering – Fincons; Donato Fraccalvieri, Solution Architect – Fincons; Gianluca De […]

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What was new for AWS Elemental Media Services in 2019

Introduction In 2018, AWS Elemental released AWS Elemental MediaConnect and added features and improvements to other five services that were released in 2017. If you missed all that news, you can catch-up here. At re:Invent 2019, the AWS Elemental team will present a review of the past year at the Twitch Launchpad. You can watch […]

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Sold on SSAI

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 12. Server-side ad insertion is becoming a more valuable way of delivering advertising – and with cloud-based tools, one that’s becoming easier to implement The great benefit of targeted advertising is the ability to offer the viewer something that is going to be attuned to his or her […]

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