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Connecting with the Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 11. It wasn’t long ago when the perceived wisdom was that live broadcast video via the cloud was a dodgy proposition. Today, it’s not only becoming a viable option, but could become the preferred delivery method for some applications. The processing, packaging and delivery of live video content […]

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Arqiva: TV Steps Up to the Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 07. For years, Arqiva has been the network underpinning a notable portion of UK broadcast delivery. But last month the company launched a new, cloud-based service – a suite of virtualized media management tools aiming to expand Arqiva’s already far-reaching broadcast services to include cloud-based playout, OTT […]

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Guest Post from Videon: Low Latency Live Streaming with Videon and AWS Elemental

Guest post by Videon 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. Low latency live video has typically been synonymous with traditional broadcasting. Being able to achieve 4-8 seconds of system latency has been hard to match with […]

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Spuul Chooses Tools in The Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 06. OTT video is becoming an increasingly viable mode of content delivery, allowing niche players from regional broadcasters to businesses to deliver content in a more targeted way. Singapore-based OTT service Spuul serves Indian content to viewers both in India and abroad across a range of platforms. […]

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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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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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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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What Was New from AWS Elemental in 2018

2017 was a big year for AWS Elemental, with the release five new services to the AWS Management Console. 2018 had one more new service, but that in no way means that it was a quiet year in the AWS Elemental Media Services world. In case you missed all the excitement across the year, here […]

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