AWS Media Blog

Real-time notifications for AWS Media Services

A real-time live video workflow doesn’t offer second chances. The stakes are high, especially during marquee events that gather millions of viewers, so it is important to be able to react quickly and effectively to any potential issues affecting a live stream. This blog post details how to set up near-real-time notifications on system state […]

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DAZN leverages Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels to score big with Nippon Professional Baseball fans

Baseball isn’t just America’s favorite pastime; it’s also one of the most popular sports in Japan. Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), the Japanese equivalent of Major League Baseball (MLB), attracts a fanbase of more than 20 million. Following the sport, however, requires ultimate fan dedication, as NPB teams hit the field more than three times a […]

RTMPS Streaming with AWS

Introduction This blog post demonstrates how to send an RTMPS steam to AWS Elemental MediaLive. RTMPS is a variation of RTMP that uses extra security encryption to ensure that a video stream is not intercepted by an unauthorized entity. The extra layer of security in RTMPS can be either TSL or SSL encryption. RTMPS can […]

Add Hive content moderation to your Amazon IVS video streams

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a managed live streaming solution that is designed to provide quick and easy setup to let you build interactive video experiences, handles interactive video content from ingestion to delivery. With the IVS Player SDK, it is easier than ever for platforms of all sizes to integrate low-latency live streaming […]

Getting optimal video quality using AWS Elemental Statmux: A content-aware approach

If you are a content or service provider delivering video over fixed bandwidth infrastructure (such as satellite, cable, or terrestrial networks), you continuously look for ways to fit as many programs as possible in your statistical multiplexing (statmux) system without compromising the video experience delivered to customers. Statmux, which has been in use for over […]

Secure media delivery at the edge on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides solutions for media distribution from encoding, packaging, and encryption using AWS Media Services, and broad distribution using the Amazon CloudFront content distribution network (CDN) for improved performance reaching the largest audiences. With the Secure Media Delivery at the Edge on AWS solution, customers can now add an easy-to-use and commonly supported solution […]

Case study: CineSend grows video streaming business by 1000% with secure content delivery solution built on AWS

CineSend provides secure, cloud-native video storage, encoding, and delivery solutions to customers ranging from major airlines and Hollywood studios to global financial institutions, top colleges, and other enterprises. The company experienced a significant spike in demand for its video streaming services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but leveraged AWS to quickly and efficiently […]

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Demonstrating shoppable TV for monetization in sports

This blog was co-authored by Bleuenn Le Goffic, VP Strategy & Business Development at Accedo.tv, and Noor Hassan, Ken Shek, and Alyson Stewart at Amazon Web Services Whether in sports or other types of video content, audience engagement and content monetization are growing topics in the media domain. Content providers seek new ways to attract […]

AWS IBC 2022 Showcase Theater explores real-world solutions to Media & Entertainment industry challenges

Full-day event highlights how AWS customers are using the cloud to turn possibilities into realities Heading into this year’s International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is unveiling the speaker line-up for its all-day takeover of the IBC Showcase Theater. The event takes place in the RAI, Hall 12 on Saturday, September […]

How AWS customer Motive optimized video cost using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

by Lokesh Angadi Pethaiah, Andy Robinson, and Prashant Tyagi This post was written in collaboration with Inderjeet Singh, vice president engineering, and Chandra Rathina, manager engineering, from the Motive team  Motive is a company that has developed a tracking and fleet management solution for trucking companies. As Motive developed its product offerings, it realized that […]