AWS Media Blog

Hector Leano

Author: Hector Leano

Héctor Leaño is the Global Marketing Lead for AWS Media & Entertainment practice.

Case Study: Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and Surge Streaming

In 2016, KBS experienced traffic overflow that could not be handled every time a popular event occurred, like the earthquake in Gyeongju, the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and the big-hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Although IT resources were acquired and managed during each of these events, KBS needed an infrastructure that could flexibly scale […]

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Extracting Value From Video Archives Using AI: Videofashion Case Study

For M&E companies with large content archives, the principal challenge is surfacing the most relevant content for use by producers or licensors. Taking it further, some customers such as sports leagues (that have access to decades’ worth of content) want to make their content archives available to their fanbase via an API so that the […]

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This Is My Architecture: Advertising Analytics at Scale for Live Events Featuring Amazon Prime Video

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, Prime Video shows how they provide customized advertising at scale, and provides reporting/analytics on ad delivery. You’ll learn how Amazon Prime Video handles advertising for Thursday Night Football and other live events, providing analytics on ad delivery using AWS Elemental MediaTailor, AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, […]

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[Updated April 16] Presentations from the AWS M&E NYC Symposium on March 20, 2019

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on March 20, 2019, session recordings and presentation decks are now available for viewing and download. Executive Track State of Media and What’s New From AWS Hear the AWS perspective on the fast-changing media industry. What trends are we hearing from customers and consumers around the world? What […]

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[Updated April 11] Introducing Live Streaming with Automated Multi-Language Subtitling

For a step-by-step guide on how to get started with this solution, check out this post from the Machine Learning blog. Originally published on the Whats New blog on March 21. Live Streaming with Automated Multi-Language Subtitling is a solution that automatically generates multi-language subtitles for live streaming video content in real time. The solution is […]

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In the News: CBS Interactive and the Super Bowl

At AWS we talk about “when it matters most…” those events that are so large in scale, so high profile, so highly trafficked, that our customers are trusting us with the crown jewels of their business. In this interview from FierceVideo, Liz Carrasco, Chief Technology Officer at CBS Interactive, and Chris Xiques, VP of Video […]

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[Updated Mar 18] AWS M&E Symposium, New York City – March 20, 2019

Click here to download the presentations Please save the date for the AWS M&E Symposium + Media Day Workshop, coming to New York City March 20, 2019. As part of the Executive Track, hear from fellow media business leaders and technologists about how they are revolutionizing how content is created, distributed, and monetized, including case […]

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TVB – Microservices Architecture for Live Streaming Platform [Cantonese w/English Subtitles]

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, TVB shows off their microservices architecture. Sam Leung, Head of Application Development, explains how they handle traffic spikes, uplift service availability, and raise team productivity with the microservice architecture. By walking through different use cases, Sam explains the technique of selecting different AWS services for APIs with […]

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks. In this session from the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in May 2018, Adam Ahringer, manager of software data […]

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re:Invent 2018: Presentations from M&E-related Sessions

Missed any of the media-related sessions from re:Invent? Below are the videos and slide decks (where available) for M&E-related breakouts. Click here to see the full list of M&E-related sessions across breakouts, chalktalks, and workshops. If you want to see all videos and slide decks across all re:Invent 2018, they are available here and here respectively. You […]

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