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Architecture diagram with live and on-demand workflows feeding into Amazon CloudFront

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront for streaming video

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront—a content delivery network (CDN) service built for high performance, security, and developer convenience—for video on demand (VOD) and live streaming is a conversation that we have had with many of our customers. During the past few years, several CDN providers have begun to remove support for Smooth Streaming. […]

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Best practices for CDP design and implementation using AWS and Databricks

This post is co-authored by Steve Sobel, Global Industry Leader for Media & Entertainment at Databricks and Dan Morris, Technical Director, Communications, Media & Entertainment at Databricks. Media and entertainment companies are dealing with more data than ever before and increasingly struggle to gain the insights needed to grow their business. This deluge of data […]

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Simplify configuration and increase video quality with new automatic encoder modes from AWS

If your business is encoding and delivering video, your primary goal is to make sure the video you distribute looks great for many types of source content. To achieve high video quality, video encoders need to use the best settings with inputs that have different content complexities, genres, and bandwidth constraints. Configuring settings can be […]

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Simplifying live streaming contribution with Amazon IVS

Live video isn’t just for media companies anymore. For example, ecommerce companies can offer customized applications to product sellers, which allows them to product features to their viewers. eLearning platforms can facilitate the collaboration between the participants and presenters, creating engaging virtual events. Contributing live video to services like AWS Elemental MediaLive and Amazon Interactive […]

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Foundation for Hungarian Theaters brings the stage to your home with AWS

The mission of the Foundation for Hungarian Theaters is to preserve, perpetuate, and develop the Hungarian theatrical and concert culture and tradition. The Foundation supports preservation of the artistic values of theaters and concerts. In 2020 they launched the eTheater platform for major Hungarian theaters and concert halls. With the creation of eTheater, the Foundation […]

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Playing your ads-featured content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and VideoJS

In the previous installments of this blog series, we showed how to monetize your content with a custom workflow with FFmpeg on Amazon Elastic Container Service at Fargate and with Amazon Rekognition. In this post, we show you how to display and interact with an HLS stream in a simple webpage similar to this.   Sample […]

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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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Introducing Media2Cloud: A serverless framework for media archive ingest to the cloud

The launch of our new Media2Cloud solution is an example of how serverless can reinvent ingest workflows and simplify the process of placing video content under management in AWS, and more importantly, back in the control of the content owner. The following document outlines the issues with managing large scale video content on-premise and how […]

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What’s new from re:Invent – Relevant M&E releases and launches

With over 100 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any media technologist to keep track of the most relevant for media workloads. Of the many announcements, three stood out as game changers for our M&E customers: Amazon Personalize: Leverage Amazon.com’s personalization technology to deliver personalized […]

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AWS M&E Symposium in London – December 4, 2018

[UPDATE Dec 13] Presentations from this event are now available for viewing and downloading here. This one-day event will bring together Media & Entertainment industry pioneers that are transforming their businesses with the Cloud. We will address video workloads across content production, media management and delivery. Join us to hear the experiences of others in […]

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