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Tag: Live Video

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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FAQs About Live Streaming on AWS: How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available?

How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available? In my last blog I looked in detail at the factors that contribute to the cost of live streaming on AWS. I focused on the AWS Elemental Media Services that encode, package and originate, and monetize live streams, as well as the use of Amazon CloudFront […]

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How to Send Live Video to AWS Elemental MediaStore

In this blog post, I’ll describe how to send live HLS streams to AWS Elemental MediaStore. AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. In this blog post I will show you how to setup a […]

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Using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Media Services

AWS Media Services are a group of managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud. These services create media suitable for streaming, both live and on-demand, and optimized for your viewers’ playback devices. In this post, I shall explain how you can deliver the content created with the […]

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FAQs About Live Streaming on AWS: How Much Does Live Streaming Cost on AWS?

How Much Does Live Streaming Cost on AWS? Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. These […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Achieve Broadcast-Grade Video Latency for Live Streaming

Do your viewers complain about OTT video latency? Are you frustrated by comparisons to broadcast? New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. In this webcast which airs on Wednesday August 1, 2018, experts explain ways to optimize your video workflows and achieve broadcast-grade latency using […]

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Part 4: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency  Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results (this post) Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results In previous installments of this blog series, we explored the options for optimizing latency across the […]

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Part 3: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players (this post) Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players In previous installments of this blogs series, we looked at the possible optimizations that can be applied […]

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Part 2: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery (this post) Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery In the first part of this blogs series, we covered why latency is a problem […]

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