AWS Media Blog

Tag: Live Streaming

Enhance your live stream with HTML5 motion graphics

Adding HTML5 graphic elements to live content has become a popular method to enhance linear broadcasts. This popularity is largely due to the ease of creation. Because these graphical elements are built using standard web technologies, content creators no longer need to use proprietary authoring or rendering tools. Common use cases include adding scoreboards and […]

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AWS Elemental Link powers Sherpa Digital’s virtual events

AWS Elemental Link powers Sherpa Digital’s remote production of live enterprise events. Sherpa Digital is a virtual events platform that powers the live video and virtual events. With live video as the core of the virtual event experience, production quality video is paramount but not easy to achieve. Networks are often congested and unpredictable, and […]

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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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How to stream 4K, HDR live video to YouTube using AWS Elemental Live or AWS Elemental MediaLive via HLS ingest

YouTube supports HLS ingest for premium content that requires high-quality and high-resolution video via HLS endpoint. YouTube supports MPEG2 transport stream muxed video with H.264 and HEVC codec, up to 60 fps with closed GOP. Audio must be AAC codec and muxed in MPEG2 transport stream. Customers can now use AWS Elemental Live appliance and […]

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Monitoring Amazon Interactive Video Service with a CloudWatch Dashboard

Introduction Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences. You can send your live streams to Amazon IVS using streaming software and the service does everything you need to make low-latency live video available to any viewer […]

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BAV pivots to live virtual event production at scale with Amazon IVS

BAV, a JSAV Company, is a full service live event production company that has been providing turnkey audio and video workflows for large-scale conferences and events across North America for more than three decades. While the company has increasingly incorporated virtual content into its live productions, the events of 2020 challenged BAV to rethink its […]

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How to: Delivering high-profile live video streams using AWS Media Services

Introduction In a previous Media Blog series, we provided several examples of sophisticated workflows using AWS Media Services. In this post, I demonstrate a workflow that delivers a basic HLS livestream with resiliency for high-visibility events. Workflow overview This workflow uses multiple levels of redundancy to eliminate several single points of failure that might take […]

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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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Building a successful online event platform on AWS

Authored by Michiel Droog, co-owner and managing director, and Tim Smid, senior product developer at Invitado. 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.   Invitado Visitor Management has been a specialist in the event registration industry […]

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How the cloud saved Grabyo’s Christmas

Authored by Scott Lunn, Head of Content at Grabyo. 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. With no office drinks, secret Santas, or Christmas jumpers, cloud video platform Grabyo turned to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for […]

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