The Practical Guide to AWS Media Services
AWS Media Services are designed to give you an easy path to cloud-based video processing and delivery. Virtually limitless capacity, performance to scale, the latest proven video standards, formats and protocols – and much more. Understand the benefits and learn how to deploy the services for discrete workloads or complete, end-to-end video workflows.
Live Video Delivery from the Cloud
For broadcasters using traditional video infrastructure, the cost and complexity of maintaining video operations is a necessary evil. But to advocate for a change for the better, broadcasters need sound business reasons. This paper explains how cloud technologies take high costs and complexity off the table, and create mutually beneficial provider and customer relationships.
Broadcast-Grade Video Latency for Live Streaming
Video latency remains one of the toughest challenges OTT and online video providers face. This white paper will help readers understand exactly what latency is, what is considered low and even ultra-low latency, and how changes in the video encoding and packaging workflow can help content publishers and distribution platforms reduce latency and provide a better experience for their customers.
Extracting Intelligence for Corporate Streaming Using Machine Learning
Corporate video has evolved to enable employees to be able to search where executives and actors appear in a video, to view and search captioned text, or to listen to an audio track in their native language. Learn about the use cases for enhancing live and on-demand video using machine learning and how to automate workflows for captioning, translation, and object recognition.
Building Over-The-Top Video Infrastructure In the AWS Cloud
For organizations considering cloud options for over-the-top (OTT) video services, the path to building and deploying is significantly faster than traditional architectures. This white paper outlines steps for building live and video-on-demand (VOD) workflows in the cloud, discusses cloud video deployment examples, and explains the technologies for ingest, storage, processing, and delivery in production today.
High Dynamic Range Video
The video ecosystem is eager to embrace High Dynamic Range video, which promises greatly improved viewing experiences with expanded color space and luminance. However, HDR is in its infancy and there is no guarantee that a single approach to its realization will be agreed upon in the near term. This white paper makes the case that video providers are best served by implementing support for HDR in software rather than hardware, given the uncertainty of the current landscape with regard to standardization.
Dynamic Ad Insertion
As the art and science of making money while delivering video to consumers on connected devices evolves, targeted ads are a smart way to optimize revenue and viewer experiences. Learn how pay TV operators reap the benefits of server-side ad insertion (SSAI) compared to client-side ad insertion (CSAI), and see real-world examples of how the cloud delivers dynamic advertising at scale.
Perfecting 4K Video Delivery
4K content preparation and delivery requires highly capable video processing and measurement platforms. AWS Elemental identifies the five most common pitfalls of 4K video quality impairments and suggest best practices to mitigate or eliminate these issues to ensure the highest quality 4K viewing experience.
Creating Scalable Workflows
Launching a new VOD or catch-up TV service can be a daunting task, especially when factoring in the potential growth of content availability and consumer demand for media. This white paper explains how video providers can evolve from basic to advanced filed-based workflows using software-defined video solutions without a complete overhaul of infrastructure and with minimal service interruption.
Unified Linear TV Delivery
Software-based video solutions are driving growth and innovation in the television and video industries. This white paper details how software-defined video solutions that integrate encoding, multiplexing and system management can enable operators to implement flexible and scalable unified infrastructure that supports both traditional broadcast and multiscreen linear video delivery.
Implementing Live-to-VOD Services
Today, replaying a scene from a live TV broadcast is as simple as hitting the rewind button and catching up on a favorite show is just a menu option away. This white paper details how AWS Elemental Delta, a video delivery platform designed to optimize the monetization, management and distribution of multiscreen video across IP networks, enables video providers to efficiently implement live-to-VOD offerings both on-premises and in the cloud.
Partner White Paper
Next Generation Video and Ultra HD TV
4K UHD TV is one of the latest innovations to enhance the sound and image quality of the television viewing experience. Learn what industry leaders think of this innovation, the challenges in bringing it to market, and the role of HEVC in doing so in this Digital TV Europe survey sponsored by AWS Elemental.