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Tag: Media Services

Services and tools for monitoring video workflows on AWS

Congratulations, you’re hosting your video workflows in the cloud. You can now benefit from the redundancy, durability, and integration provided by many AWS cloud services and tools for video workflows. Before you begin basking in the glory, let me ask you: Do you know the end-to-end health of those workflows right now? Are you monitoring […]

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How-to: Stream your live video to social media sites using AWS Elemental Link

Many types of customers need a configuration-free, cost-efficient way to deliver a live stream to social media platforms. For example, a religious organization that wants to stream their weekly video services to YouTube. Or a gaming event may need to make their live event available to their audience on Twitch. Even some local broadcast news […]

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New digital training available for AWS Elemental Live and AWS Elemental Conductor

Want to learn how to get the most out of your AWS Elemental Live or AWS Elemental Conductor on-premises appliances? AWS Training and Certification recently launched three free, on-demand courses to help you learn how to operate and optimize your video workflows. AWS Elemental Live training AWS Elemental Live provides real-time video and audio encoding […]

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Digital download: Celebrating M&E customer successes and innovations

Introducing me. Magazine, the first digital magazine from Amazon Web Services (AWS) created to celebrate and highlight the successes of our media and entertainment (M&E) customers. Be inspired by stories of collaboration and innovation from across the M&E industry. Learn how AWS customers, including the LA Clippers and Second Spectrum, NASCAR, PBS, Aldea Mexico, Videofashion, […]

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Media & Entertainment in focus for AWS Architecture Monthly

AWS gives Media & Entertainment customers an agile architecture, so they can build, test and deploy new video services quickly, create new content faster and more efficiently, and enhance media workflows with machine learning tools, monetization methods, and more. Every month, AWS Architecture Monthly magazine curates top technical content and expert insights around a single […]

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Workflow diagram of demonstration described in this blog

Enabling Video Chats Using Amazon Kinesis Video Streams for WebRTC

Many web and mobile applications these days need to embed a video chat frame alongside other content. In the fast-growing telehealth industry, for example, a doctor using a web browser often engages in a video consultation with a patient while viewing the patient’s electronic medical record within the same browser page. Amazon Kinesis Video Streams […]

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Nautilus reshapes fitness offerings with Slalom Build and AWS

Nautilus debuted over thirty years ago with a new approach to strength training equipment that transformed the way people exercise. Since, the company has built a diverse family of brands, including Bowflex, Schwinn, and Octane Fitness, designed to meet the fitness needs of consumers around the world. Today, the fitness industry is being redefined by […]

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Intertrust workflow diagram of AWS cloud-based packaging using SPEKE protocol

Secure content packaging with ExpressPlay DRM and AWS Media Services

Authored by Gadi Ittah, Director of Product Management at Intertrust. 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. At Intertrust, we are responsible for protecting high-value and premium content, distributed by some of the largest media streaming […]

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Creating a secure video-on-demand (VOD) platform using AWS

Video has become the primary means of Information sharing and learning. Customers are investing in innovative solutions to tap into the e-learning and video space. Video content is their IP and needs to be protected and securely delivered. Online video is a powerful technology that every industry, from businesses to educational institutions to government agencies, is […]

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Sample video frame extracted from Big Buck Bunny. Pixels tend to be surrounded by other pixels of similar color - for example, in the sky, blue pixels are surrounded by other blue pixels, and white pixels are surrounded by other white pixels in the cloud. Encoders exploit this property to compress images using spatial compression.

Back to Basics: GOPs Explained

Sometimes in their daily lives, video engineers forget that not everybody understands the alphabet-soup of three letter acronyms (TLAs) that get used regularly in our industry. In this Back to Basics series of blog posts, I revisit core and fundamental concepts in video compression and delivery and attempt to explain them in accessible, easy to […]

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