Dynamic Ad Insertion
Server-side ad insertion (SSAI) dynamically inserts personalized ads as video content is delivered to consumers, creating a seamless viewing experience while guaranteeing ad revenue. Learn how video providers can reap the benefits of SSAI over client-side ad insertion (CSAI), understand complex standards addressed by this approach, and discover how the cloud enables video operators to deliver dynamic advertising at scale.
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.
Partner White Paper
Making Business Sense of the HDR Opportunity
As High Dynamic Range (HDR) video drives the sales of new TVs, content creation and content distribution, video providers retool media workflows to accommodate new standards. But any new technology format comes with hurdles to adoption, and the obstacles aren’t always visible. This paper brings them into the light to help content creators, broadcasters, and cable, satellite, and OTT distributors make fair evaluations.
Digital Video Broadcasting
A unified video headend that complies with DVB-S2 standards provides satellite broadcasters and pay TV operators the agility to quickly and easily implement the latest codecs and video processing advancements across multiple channels to reduce time to market and streamline operations.
Linear Video Delivery from the Cloud
The advent of cloud-based linear video processing heralds a new way to provide live broadcast programming to consumers. This white paper describes the benefits of an end-to-end cloud infrastructure for video processing and delivery. Learn about content sourcing, formatting, distribution and monetization in this new paradigm for 24/7 broadcasting.
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.
Partner White Paper
Breaking the CPU Barrier in Media Transcoding Performance
EMC Isilon and AWS Elemental provide best-in-class, massively scalable solutions for IPTV transcoding and on-demand content delivery for broadcast media workflows. The world’s top on-demand service providers rely on EMC Isilon scale out NAS and AWS Elemental Server GPU-based video transcoding solutions to simplify and accelerate their workflows.
CDNs Demystified: A Streaming Technology Primer
Learn about the fundamental capabilities and practices of a Content Delivery Network (CDN) as they relate to video processing functions, such as those provided by AWS Elemental. This white paper describes how a CDN operates and details the interactions that take place between the software, hardware and networks components that comprise a CDN video delivery system.
HEVC, Video Quality & Bandwidth Efficiency
The most recent non-proprietary video compression standard, High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), also known as H.265, is expected to become the video standard of choice for the next decade. As with each generation of video compression technology before it, HEVC promises to reduce the overall cost of delivering and storing video assets while maintaining or increasing the quality of experience for the viewer.
Pay TV Lite: A New Strategy for IPTV Operators
In recent years, many telecommunications companies have used advances in IP networking and video compression to launch subscriber services bundling video with voice and high-speed Internet. This white paper explores how telcos can take advantage of existing IPTV infrastructure to create a Pay TV Lite service offering that gives subscribers a compelling channel lineup and allows for expansion into new markets.
Live 4K Ultra HD TV: From Demonstration to Service Launch
With the HEVC codec enabling 4K content delivery at reasonable bitrates and the availability of affordable television sets, pay TV operators and OTT service providers will soon launch new 4K TV services trials. This white paper focuses on the use of HEVC for broadcasting and streaming live 4K content, the expected trajectory of adoption by various content providers and how AWS Elemental solutions support live 4K content delivery.
The video and television industries are changing so rapidly, it’s no longer possible for broadcasters, content programmers and pay TV operators to keep pace through capital investments in video processing equipment alone. This white paper explores how software-defined video (SDV) solutions offer a way around the dilemma between long-term investments in video delivery technology and short-term return on investment.