AWS Media Blog

Tag: Live Video

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

How Much Does Live Streaming Cost on AWS? Update This blog post has been updated since it was first published on August 8, 2018. Effective May 17th, 2019, AWS Elemental MediaPackage announced a significant reduction in pricing for live channel ingest, and origination and packaging. All of the costs below have been revised based on […]

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Sky: Something New at the Royal Wedding

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 07. Audiences love a love story, especially one that ends in a wedding. A year ago, in May 2018, one young couple’s nuptials became the UK’s biggest media event. The excitement around the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle extended well beyond the UK – almost […]

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eBook | Accelerate your media workflows using AWS solutions

Today’s media and entertainment (M&E) audiences want to access content anywhere at any time. They want choice regarding the format and on what device they consume media. And they expect personalization—to see only the content and advertisements that are most relevant to them. This eBook examines the one-click deployment solutions available from Amazon Web Services […]

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Introduction to Top-Down Monitoring of Live Video Workflows

Introduction to Top-Down Monitoring of Live Video Workflows with Amazon CloudWatch and Media Services Application Mapper Live video workflows are a collection of software and hardware resources that process and deliver live streams to consumers. Traditional live video workflows include encoding appliances, networking hardware, and other forms of on-premises and appliance equipment to package and originate […]

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How to Set Up a Resilient End-to-End Live Workflow Using AWS Elemental Products and Services: Part 2

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows (This Post) Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows In the first part of this blog series, we covered the fundamentals of building resilient OTT live workflows with […]

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Wide Cloud of Sports

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 11. If you were a sports fan in the mid- to late-20th century, you waited… and you waited. Finally, the weekend came and for a few hours, you devoured as much sports content as you could. If you lived in the US, it all kicked off with ABC’s […]

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TVB – Microservices Architecture for Live Streaming Platform [Cantonese w/English Subtitles]

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, TVB shows off their microservices architecture. Sam Leung, Head of Application Development, explains how they handle traffic spikes, uplift service availability, and raise team productivity with the microservice architecture. By walking through different use cases, Sam explains the technique of selecting different AWS services for APIs with […]

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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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How-to: Use QVBR for Streaming Live Events Like the 2018 AWS re:Invent Keynotes

Introduction AWS re:Invent is the largest event of the year for Amazon Web Services and the keynote addresses are the centerpieces of the week-long event. Live streams from re:Invent command a large viewership from around the world and are the highlight of the year for the AWS Event Technology Team. In 2018, AWS Elemental introduced […]

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A Video Compression Primer

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 10. What used to be a relatively simple proposition for broadcasters – delivering a single analogue or digital signal to one type of device – has become a highly complex series of technological tasks. Broadcasters, pay TV operators and OTT services must deliver video to every type […]

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