AWS Media Blog

Hector Leano

Author: Hector Leano

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

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 its 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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What’s new from re:Invent – Relevant M&E releases and launches

With over 100 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any media technologist to keep track of the most relevant for media workloads. Of the many announcements, three stood out as game changers for our M&E customers: Amazon Personalize: Leverage Amazon.com’s personalization technology to deliver personalized […]

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AWS M&E Symposium in London – December 4, 2018

[UPDATE Dec 13] Presentations from this event are now available for viewing and downloading here. This one-day event will bring together Media & Entertainment industry pioneers that are transforming their businesses with the Cloud. We will address video workloads across content production, media management and delivery. Join us to hear the experiences of others in […]

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New case study: National Geographic speeds innovation with serverless computing on AWS

In this case study, learn how National Geographic leveraged AWS serverless and machine learning services to build the mobile-native National Geographic App, a searchable portal to the company’s multimedia content catalog going back over 130 years. “We have 130 years of valuable content that is relevant and useful today, but only if it’s accessible and […]

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Fox Digital Media Archive & Fox Media Services: Leveraging innovation in AWS to capitalize on an evolving media landscape

Guest post by Al Rundle (21st Century Fox, V.P. Media Applications & Engineering) and Jaime Valenzuela (21st Century Fox, Director of Software Development) Introduction: At 83 years, 20th Century Fox is one of the oldest movie and television studios.  With those 83 years comes a long history of leading and participating in Media and Entertainment […]

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On-Demand AWS Online Conference for media technologists

The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights Online, a media and entertainment focused conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, and […]

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