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Tag: Low Latency

Socio event platform enhances live stream experiences with Amazon IVS

Empowering event organizers with sophisticated digital platforms is more essential than ever before. Event organizers need a variety of platform features to successfully power their virtual and hybrid events–from top quality live streaming, custom mobile apps, intuitive session navigation, activity tracking, and forums for attendees and presenters to network. Socio offers an easy path to […]

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How Amazon Live is creating interactive shoppable livestreams for customers powered by Amazon IVS

In the era of prolific OTT content, social media, and connected technology, consumers are tuning into live and on-demand video more than ever. Approximately 80 percent of consumers would rather watch a live video than read a blog, while video streaming in general is estimated to account for more than 80% of Internet traffic. Amazon […]

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Choosing the right AWS live streaming solution for your use case

In July last year, AWS launched Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a managed live streaming platform for creating low latency interactive streaming services. While Amazon IVS is a great addition to the existing AWS Media Services for building live streaming experiences, I am often asked by customers which option is best for their given […]

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Doors opens virtual venue for artists to connect with audiences on Amazon IVS

Music streaming service delivers high quality, low latency video at scale   Sweden-based company Doors is reimagining the virtual concert experience with a new streaming service that delivers high quality, low latency video, connecting artists and audiences in a new, intimate way. Built on top of AWS, the Doors service features Amazon Interactive Video Service […]

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Part 1 – Streaming video to AWS Elemental MediaConnect using Zixi SDK

Introduction This is the first in a 3-part blog series that explores ways to bring on-premises video contribution to the AWS Cloud using AWS Elemental MediaConnect with the Zixi protocol for secure, reliable, and scalable streaming. Using Zixi SDK for AWS Elemental MediaConnect (we refer to this as Zixi-MediaConnect), we can broadcast by encapsulating a […]

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How to screencast apps using Amazon Kinesis Video Streams with WebRTC on Android

Over the past year, the requirements for remote communication have increased rapidly. Historically, over-the-top (OTT) content delivery was focused on reliably delivering high-quality content. There was less concern about latency, so technology was not focused on transmitting media with minimum delay time. With WebRTC technology that supports media transmission with latency of less than 1 […]

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What AWS CDI means for the future of content production and delivery

Each new technological evolution in media and entertainment (M&E) has pushed the industry to reimagine content creation and consumption. Innovations like the SDI (Serial Digital Interface) family of digital video interfaces, and transporting video over Internet Protocol (IP), for instance, have dramatically impacted how television broadcasting and content production operate. The growing role of the […]

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Trip.com inspires Asia Pacific travelers with #DreamNowTripLater live video streams powered by Amazon Web Services

When travel began to slow this year, online travel agency Trip.com Group quickly pivoted its marketing strategy, opting to bring travel experiences to its more than 400 million customers via engaging and entertaining content. As part of its #DreamNowTripLater campaign, each week the company selected up to five travel hot spots around the world, where […]

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Zixi live streams 4K content on the 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength

Sports fans and entertainment buffs have a high bar for their live streaming experiences, demanding outstanding performances on any device, quick start times, and no buffering. Viewers also want more live streamed content than ever, and, increasingly, in vivid 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolution. These applications require ultra-low latencies in order to deliver high-quality […]

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Building interactive live video experiences with Amazon IVS and Videoflow

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) helps developers to quickly create low latency, interactive live streaming experiences. Based on the technology behind twitch.tv, IVS channels are fully managed, low latency live streams that remove much of the heavy lifting from integrating encoding, origination, content delivery, and playback. Since launch, builders have been elated with the […]

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