AWS Media Blog

Tag: Media Services

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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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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Use machine learning to filter user-generated content and protect your brand

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) helps speed up many operations that were unthinkable until some time ago. In many cases, it is necessary to understand the content of your image archive or the dialogue in an audio or video file to intercept content deemed harmful, dangerous, or out of place for a given situation […]

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Track and visualize streaming­­­ beacon data on AWS

Capturing viewers’ experience when delivering valuable media content is more important than ever, as more and more streaming service providers are competing for consumer viewership. Tracking quality of service helps providers keep customers. Although data from the edge, from content delivery networks (CDNs) and Origin logs, is extremely valuable, it does not paint a complete […]

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How to: Build an engaging feed app with React and Amazon IVS

Introduction While live video streaming has become the new standard for engaging content, it is often difficult for developers with no video expertise to get started. Managing live video ingestion, processing, packaging, delivery and playback with a good user experience is a daunting task. Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is designed to take care […]

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Media intelligence just got smarter: new Media2Cloud partners announced

Media Intelligence Just Got Smarter “Big things have small beginnings.” This is a quote from Michael Fassbender who played the android David in Prometheus 2012. David was staring at a tiny drop of goo that held an incredible transformative power. I find myself thinking about this quote a lot as I hear more customer success […]

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Introducing the Video On Demand on AWS Foundation Solution

We received feedback from you that the existing Video on Demand on AWS solution has more features than required for some transcoding workflows. To solve this, we created a new solution called Video On Demand (VOD) on AWS Foundation that is now available in the AWS Solutions Library. With this new streamlined solution, you simply […]

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Part 3: Simplifying SMPTE ST 2110 Management with NMOS

This multi-post series is a dive deep into the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) ST 2110 suite of standards. The series explores the reasons customers transition from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) infrastructure to IP. It also looks at the trade-offs to consider when making the switch, and best practices to use AWS Elemental […]

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Building a live streaming app for all-hands meetings and more on ScreenCloud with Amazon IVS

Authored by Krishna Acondy, senior engineer at ScreenCloud. 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.   As the world moves towards a more remote way of working, our customers are looking for new ways to help the […]

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Build a reliable HLS live channel with AWS Elemental MediaStore

For resilient live streams, you usually have two encoders, which creates two master manifests. However, that on its own is not enough. If one of the encoders suffers a failure – let’s say encoder 1 – the manifests for encoder 1 becomes stale (no longer updated), while encoder 2’s manifests and A/V segments continue to […]

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