AWS Media Blog

Tag: OTT

Protecting your media assets with token authentication

This post was authored by Osmar Bento and Arturo Velasco, Media and Entertainment Solution Architects at AWS.   Video streaming is no longer exclusively done by media companies. Schools, ecommerce retailers, tech companies, and banks are creating media content to distribute directly to their consumers. Video streaming, both live and on-demand, has become the prevailing […]

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Simplify complex media workflows with M2A Connect and AWS

Authored by Marcus Box, CTO and Founder at M2A Media. 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.   When AWS announced the release of AWS Elemental MediaConnect in 2018, we at M2A could immediately see all […]

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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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Upload and transcode video with AWS Elemental MediaConvert and Magine Pro

Authored by Mateusz Herczka, Software Engineer at Magine Pro. 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. API design from a UX perspective File-based video workloads can be highly complex. Media customers want a solution that simplifies […]

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[Updated 1/18] Media & Entertainment attendee guide to AWS re:Invent

AWS re:Invent routinely fills several Las Vegas venues with standing-room only crowds, but we brought it to you with an all-virtual and free event this year. This year’s conference was our biggest yet and we had an exciting program planned for the Media & Entertainment industry with five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, and over 500 […]

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Encode video in a smarter way using Automated ABR

Introduction The most common over the top (OTT) distribution formats in use today are based on delivery of video using ABR (Adaptive Bitrate) technologies. An ABR package contains multiple renditions of the content encoded in a range of bitrates and resolutions. Formats like HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) define […]

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Automate broadcast video monitoring using machine learning on AWS  

Monitoring service providers for broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) livestreams perform a large number of quality checks. These range from low-level signal errors to high-level issues like content errors. Traditional live media analyzer software focus on quality checks at the signal level, such as the ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 1 and 2 checks. Higher-level quality checks, such as […]

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PixelStrings: a cloud-based media conversion platform powered by industry standard tools

This post is co-authored by Lance Mauerer, CEO and Founder – Cinnafilm, Inc., Marc Leonard, PixelStrings Developer – Cinnafilm, Inc., Alfred She, Director of Product Management – Cinnafilm, Inc., and Mark Stephens, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible […]

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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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