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Behind the scenes: AWS real-time architecture for Bundesliga Match Facts

This blog was co-authored by Alexander Smirnoff, Senior Cloud Applications Developer, and Kirill Serykh, Data Scientist, from Sportec Solutions AG. Figure 1: Bundesliga Match Facts showing real-time in-game statistics Bundesliga, Germany’s premier football league, uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver near real-time statistics and in-depth in-game insights called Bundesliga Match Facts (BMF). These statistics […]

Ticketmaster optimizes add-on offers for fans with a unified, serverless data stream powered by AWS

For avid enthusiasts, seeing their favorite team, performer, or celebrity in person is the ultimate thrill. The journey to these experiences almost always begins with an online ticket purchase, and this is where Ticketmaster, the global ticket marketplace, delivers on its mission of creating seamless, personalized experiences that connect fans with the events and services […]

Secure media streaming with private networking using AWS Media Services

Introduction Many organizations are seeking ways to control and secure their live media streams, which often contain sensitive information or intellectual property, within their corporate networks. At the same time, companies also want the flexibility to grant controlled access to these private streams. Accessing media services, or media assets stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service […]

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Generative AI assists creative workflows with inpaint eraser and Amazon SageMaker

Introduction Generative AI is transforming how content is created and consumed. Media & Entertainment (M&E) companies face growing demand for personalized and engaging content to serve their audiences across multiple channels. Models like Stable Diffusion, where images and video can be generated with just a simple text prompt, allows businesses to leverage generative AI as […]

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Video summarization with AWS artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) services

Publishers and broadcasters recognize that short video clips are effective in gaining attention from younger viewers, many of whom are enthusiasts of short form content on platforms like TikTok. If companies in traditional M&E industries can efficiently generate short video clips from original content and distribute them across various social media platforms such as Facebook, […]

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Remote sports commentary made easy with Spalk and AWS

This blog was coauthored by Michael Prendergast, CTO and Co-Founder, Spalk. Introduction A compelling sports broadcast is built on storytelling and commentators are the guides to these stories, helping viewers experience the narratives playing out on screen. Only recently have commentators enjoyed the flexibility of working remotely, allowing them to broadcast for leagues around the world […]

Generating input preview thumbnails using AWS Elemental MediaLive

Within the media and broadcast industry there is an incumbent need for broadcast operators to maintain visibility of video workflow health and performance. AWS Elemental MediaLive is a broadcast-grade live video processing service that creates high-quality streams for delivery to broadcast TVs and internet-connected devices.  MediaLive has a rich set of alerts, Amazon CloudWatch Events and […]

Cloud rendering using Pixar’s Tractor on AWS

Rendering is the process of converting 3D models into 2D images that can be displayed on screen and is a critical part of making almost any movie these days. Rendering is resource-intensive, requiring powerful computational processing. With 8K resolution coming online, the demand for compute resources for rendering is at an all-time high. When the […]

In this diagram, two types of feeds are processed. First, the live RTMP feed from the game court is processed by the media pipeline using AWS Elemental MediaLive and MediaConvert services to create video clips. Second, Hawk-Eye and statistical feeds are pushed into Amazon Kinesis streams. Lambda processes these events and stores them in Aurora Serverless Postgres database.

How Infosys reimagines the game of tennis using AWS

This post has been co-authored by Rohit Agnihotri, Chief Architect of Infosys Tennis Platform, and Satheesh Kumar, Principal Solutions Architect at AWS Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and has developed innovative solutions to engage stakeholders in the sports ecosystem. Infosys is the official digital innovation partner for major tennis events like the […]

Add live chat to your video streams with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Today, Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) introduced Amazon IVS Chat, a new feature that enables developers to build interactive experiences designed to scale alongside Amazon IVS live streams. The team at Amazon IVS understands the importance of live chat as a core part of social video. Alongside Timed Metadata, Amazon IVS Chat is a foundational technology […]