AWS Media Blog

Tag: video

Professional photo of an AWS Elemental Link device in a production studio

Unbox and start streaming live video with AWS Elemental Link

Did you order and receive a new AWS Elemental Link device and now wonder what comes next? Do you want to learn how easy is it to create an AWS account, order a Link device, and start streaming live video to the cloud? Or, do you enjoy watching other people unbox new technology and put […]

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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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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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See the agenda: AWS Insights Online Conference

Join us May 28 and June 2 for a deep dive on the latest innovations in media technology with AWS customers, partners, and media experts. The conference agenda is now live, featuring four educational tracks spanning the M&E supply chain. Sign up to see breakthrough workflows and hear perspectives from industry leaders in 14 half-hour […]

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Now on video: Presentations from the AWS Media Symposium – Miami

On February 13, hundreds of media professionals came together for a day of learning at the AWS Media Symposium in Miami. Recordings and slides from selected sessions are now available for viewing as part of this interactive e-book. Whether you missed the event, or want to revisit key insights from AWS customers and partners, click […]

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Fuji television realizes ultra-low latency video delivery of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup

Originally published on the AWS Japan Blog. Ultra-low latency distribution will bring a major change to internet video delivery for multiscreen devices and an improved user experience for user-generated content,” says Mr. Ito, Deputy General Manager, Technology Development Department, Fuji Television Engineering Bureau. “For the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup (FIVB2019), we set up an […]

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Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

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Now on video: presentations from the AWS M&E LA symposium

Earlier this year, hundreds of media professionals came together for a day of learning at the AWS Media & Entertainment Symposium in Los Angeles. Recordings from selected sessions are now available for viewing and we’re excited to share them here. NHRA and Sony: Building Experiences for HyperEngaged Fans AWS offers sports brands an array of […]

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ITV speeds video production with AWS

ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster and the largest commercial television network in the UK. In this Customer Snapshot, Clive Santamaria, Chief Architect in Technology for ITV shares his thoughts on cloud-based video production, the evolving role of advertising, and how advances in media technology can unlock opportunities for all types of content providers. Hear […]

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