AWS Media Blog

Tag: OTT

How to Send Live Video to AWS Elemental MediaStore

In this blog post, I’ll describe how to send live HLS streams to AWS Elemental MediaStore. AWS Elemental MediaStore is an AWS storage service optimized for media. It gives you the performance, consistency, and low latency required to deliver live streaming video content. In this blog post I will show you how to setup a […]

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AWS Online Conference for Media Tech Leaders – Register Now

  The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights, a media and entertainment focused online conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, […]

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Using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Media Services

AWS Media Services are a group of managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud. These services create media suitable for streaming, both live and on-demand, and optimized for your viewers’ playback devices. In this post, I shall explain how you can deliver the content created with the […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Achieve Broadcast-Grade Video Latency for Live Streaming

Do your viewers complain about OTT video latency? Are you frustrated by comparisons to broadcast? New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. In this webcast which airs on Wednesday August 1, 2018, experts explain ways to optimize your video workflows and achieve broadcast-grade latency using […]

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How to Migrate Workflows from Amazon Elastic Transcoder to AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction At re:Invent 2017, AWS Elemental released five new media processing and delivery services. One of these services, AWS Elemental MediaConvert, shares functionality with another file-based video transcoding service on AWS, Amazon Elastic Transcoder. Today, we detail the primary differences between these two services. If you are using Amazon Elastic Transcoder and are ready to migrate […]

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Part 4: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency  Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results (this post) Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results In previous installments of this blog series, we explored the options for optimizing latency across the […]

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SSAI

Why is Server-Side Ad Insertion Important?

Is server-side ad insertion (SSAI) better than client-side ad insertion (CSAI) for streaming video? How do they differ? Which works best for OTT content monetization? How does the cloud enable more scalable solutions? You’ll find answer to all these questions in this white paper along with a deep dive into the ways the technologies perform today, and […]

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Welcome!

  Welcome to the AWS Media blog! From content creation to asset management to distribution, a variety of firms have asked for regular insights from our subject matter experts into solutions for complex media workloads. Be sure to visit us as we continuously share new case studies, updates on relevant new products and services, and […]

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