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How to use IMDb data in search and machine learning applications

Introduction The IMDb Essential Metadata for Movies/TV/OTT licensed data package provides metadata for more than 8 million movies, TV shows and video games. Many AWS media and entertainment customers license this data through AWS Data Exchange (ADX) to improve content discovery and increase customer engagement and retention. This blog post explains how to transform and […]

Case Study: Wynk Music reduces costs and time-to-market using AWS

Wynk Music is an audio streaming service under the Airtel Digital brand in India, with 72 million monthly active users. Wynk generates about 4 TB of data a day, including data around how long users are listening and what users are listening to, which soon led to complex data infrastructure and soaring compute costs. Using […]

Discovery, Inc. is serving up content for the consumer with Food Network Kitchen

Today, Discovery Inc. is bringing some much-needed culinary camaraderie into kitchens around the world through Food Network Kitchen. The subscription-based app offers home-bound foodies the chance to cook alongside celebrity chefs. Food Network Kitchen offers a hands-free cooking experience via Amazon’s voice technology and access to a large selection of live and on-demand cooking classes, […]

How to screencast apps using Amazon Kinesis Video Streams with WebRTC on Android

Over the past year, the requirements for remote communication have increased rapidly. Historically, over-the-top (OTT) content delivery was focused on reliably delivering high-quality content. There was less concern about latency, so technology was not focused on transmitting media with minimum delay time. With WebRTC technology that supports media transmission with latency of less than 1 […]

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Introducing the AWS Content Analysis Solution

The AWS Content Analysis solution is a fully automated content-based video search engine. It quantifies video content using AI services from AWS for computer vision and speech analysis, then catalogs videos so users can browse video collections according to specified search criteria. This solution provides automation that can dramatically reduce the human involvement needed to catalog video archives for search.

Workflow Diagram: Video file in S3 is processed by Amazon Rekognition. The output of segments, labels and faces is consumed by a Lambda function that creates the clip. This writes to Amazon Elasticsearch Service. AWS Elemental MediaConvert creates proxies. The user searches for clips in ES and views proxies.

Find video clips faster with Amazon Rekognition and AWS Elemental MediaConvert

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. News, entertainment, and daytime productions make frequent use of clips to create stories, to introduce guests, and for previews or highlights. Often there is a short time window for finding and selecting clips while a story or person is in […]

Workflow diagram of demonstration described in this blog

Enabling video chats using Amazon Kinesis Video Streams for WebRTC

Many web and mobile applications these days need to embed a video chat frame alongside other content. In the fast-growing telehealth industry, for example, a doctor using a web browser often engages in a video consultation with a patient while viewing the patient’s electronic medical record within the same browser page. Amazon Kinesis Video Streams […]

Master control and distributed remote production on AWS with GV AMPP from Grass Valley

This blog was co-authored by Mark Stephens – Senior Partner SA, Media & Entertainment at Amazon Web Services, Mike Cronk – Vice President, Advanced Technology at Grass Valley, and Boromy Ung – Vice President, Product Marketing at Grass Valley. Live event and video production in the cloud is here. Grass Valley’s GV AMPP, the Agile Media […]

Providing remote learning for millions of Israel students through live stream

With students around the world now learning from home due to COVID-19, governments and educators are using technology to provide remote learning experiences. In Israel, the Ministry of Education collaborated with education technology (EdTech) companies and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide continuity of learning for 1.8 million students. Together, AWS, the Israel Center for […]

FOX uses AWS to score with digital audiences for Super Bowl LIV

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. The come-from-behind victory by the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers in early February attracted an audience of 102 million viewers in the United States – including the largest ever streaming audience with 3.4 million viewers across a […]