AWS Media Blog

Tag: Media & Entertainment

Actionable video on demand for audience engagement

As viewers shift from passively viewing into actively engaging with content during video playback, content providers can design and build interactive and actionable experiences for their audiences. Actionable video is context-aware and time-specific, allowing the viewer to respond to prompts about a person, place, or object while watching and interacting with video as it plays. […]

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AWS Elemental Link UHD brings viewers closer to Super Bowl Halftime Show in 4K

Football fans from across the country gathered in a packed SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 to see the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals face off in the biggest game of the year. At the same time, more than 112 million people worldwide tuned into a live event broadcast and stream to catch key […]

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AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: Monitoring and Key Metrics for Amazon Interactive Video Service

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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AWS holds second CDI interoperability workshop for highest-quality live video production

AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) customers continue to seek ways to re-invent their businesses to be more flexible and efficient in a rapidly changing media environment. Cloud processing and distribution of file-based media are now mature workloads; however, the cloud-based production of the highest value live content is a relatively new concept. Many large broadcast […]

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How to use IMDb data in search and machine learning applications

Introduction The IMDb Essential Metadata for Movies/TV/OTT licensed data package provides metadata for more than 8 million movies, TV shows and video games. Many AWS media and entertainment customers license this data through AWS Data Exchange (ADX) to improve content discovery and increase customer engagement and retention. This blog post explains how to transform and […]

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AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: Input switching with AWS Elemental MediaLive

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Figure (alt text): holistic view of OTT streaming solution with MediaTailor, various origin types, an ADS connection, and media types served through a CDN

How to configure advanced features in AWS Elemental MediaTailor

This how-to blog series in three parts walks through the advanced features for ad insertion available with AWS Elemental MediaTailor. Links to each post are available and cross-referenced as the series progresses. Return to the AWS Media Blog in the coming days for additions to the series. AWS Elemental MediaTailor AWS Elemental MediaTailor is a […]

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HTML5 Motion Graphics with AWS Media Services

AWS for M&E Video Tutorials: HTML5 Motion Graphics with AWS Media Services

AWS for Media & Entertainment Video Tutorials are a series of short videos that cover best practices and actionable tips to build media workflows on AWS. In these on-demand videos, AWS media and entertainment experts answer common questions from customers and offer valuable insight about how to architect, deploy, and optimize your media workflows. In […]

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Securing media content using watermarking at the edge

Guest post by Soonam Jose (Senior Solutions Architect, AWS) and Vladimir Zivkovic (Principal System Architect, Irdeto) A recent study revealed that pirate subscription services are now a billion-dollar US industry. Piracy of high-value content can be hurtful to all stakeholders and poses major risk to the extended media business model. Edge computing brings data processing, […]

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