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Figure: holistic view of OTT streaming solution with MediaTailor, various origin types, an ADS connection, and media types served through a CDN

Part 1: How to optimize ad delivery with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

This how-to blog series in three parts walks through the configuration of advanced features for ad insertion available with AWS Elemental MediaTailor. Links to each post are available and cross-referenced as the series progresses. Return to the AWS Media Blog in the coming days for additions to the series. Introduction: How to configure advanced features […]

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Figure (alt text): holistic view of OTT streaming solution with MediaTailor, various origin types, an ADS connection, and media types served through a CDN

How to configure advanced features in AWS Elemental MediaTailor

This how-to blog series in three parts walks through the advanced features for ad insertion available with AWS Elemental MediaTailor. Links to each post are available and cross-referenced as the series progresses. Return to the AWS Media Blog in the coming days for additions to the series. AWS Elemental MediaTailor AWS Elemental MediaTailor is a […]

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How to implement reliable dynamic ad insertion using AWS Media Services

During these peculiar times and with the accompanying difficulties of organizing live events, streaming of live proceedings, such as music concerts, sporting events, and linear television, has exploded since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. An increased amount of content is available exclusively through over-the-top (OTT) live streaming on mobile phones and desktop browsers or […]

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Creating virtual linear channels using AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Media companies continuously look for opportunities to increase revenue from content they already own, either by scheduling older content during nonpeak hours or by delivering premium content as video on demand (VOD). Although both methods bring revenue for high-demand content, they do not give companies the option to make the most of low-demand content—specifically, content […]

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How to turn articles into videos using AWS Elemental MediaConvert and Amazon Polly

Digital media publishers are reinventing their user experiences to meet their customers’ needs. Especially when multitasking, on the go, or interacting with smart devices, readers are looking for alternative ways to consume content. Infographics, photo stories, podcasts, audiobooks, visual narrations, and social media stories are only a few examples of emerging content types that adapt […]

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Building ATSC 3.0 workflows on AWS

Since 2015, television broadcasters have been migrating their channel origination workflows to the cloud. For those new to the concept, channel origination is the process by which prerecorded show segments, live content, advertisements, and graphics are combined to convert individual video assets into what we see at home as an assembled linear channel. But the […]

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The 2021 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award Winners

The results of this year’s Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards brought good news for services and solutions for media and entertainment from AWS. With 200 nominees in 22 categories and 14,600 votes cast, the results are in: Winner, Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Services: AWS Elemental MediaLive Winner, Content Delivery Network: Amazon CloudFront Winner, DRM/Content Protection: AWS Elemental […]

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Seven West Media amplifies audience engagement with Channel Assembly in AWS Elemental MediaTailor

As the global content marketplace grows increasingly crowded, the race to deliver standout live and video-on-demand (VOD) viewing experiences is on. Ahead of the pack, Seven West Media has fostered a climate of innovation that has ultimately resulted in the delivery of more engaging, premium video content for audiences across its media properties. Making content […]

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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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PBS Innovation Team leverages AWS to take 10th Annual PBS Short Film Festival virtual

The annual PBS Short Film Festival has returned with a twist. Starting at 5pm ET every day from July 12-August 31, 2021, audiences can watch a curated series of stories from independent filmmakers via immersive WebXR beta experience “Screen on the Green.” Envisioned by the Digital Innovation Team at PBS, the experience is accessible via […]

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