AWS Media Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

New – Streamline media analysis tasks with Amazon Rekognition Video

Amazon Rekognition Video is a machine learning (ML) based service that can analyze videos to identify objects, people, faces, text, scenes, and activities, as well as detect any inappropriate content. Starting today, you can streamline media analysis tasks by automating the detection of black frames, end credits, shot changes, and color bars using Amazon Rekognition […]

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Virtual hackathon delivers real-world video workflows on AWS

Hackathons give organizations an opportunity to focus engineering resources on solving sticky challenges or driving bursts of innovation. These exercises can be a valuable part of a tech team’s toolkit, as AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partner Metal Toad demonstrated. On May 6, Metal Toad launched a virtual hackathon to develop fully functional video […]

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AWS Insights Highlights APN Partner Launch Announcements

Today, thousands of media professionals are tuning into the AWS Insights Online Conference, a virtual event featuring strategies and solutions for M&E workloads across multiple keynotes and three session tracks. As a part of this in-depth learning event, the AWS Partner Network (APN) team covers 27 recent launches and API/SDK integrations made by APN media partners across […]

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See the Agenda: AWS Insights Online Conference

Join us May 28 and June 2 for a deep dive on the latest innovations in media technology with AWS customers, partners, and media experts. The conference agenda is now live, featuring four educational tracks spanning the M&E supply chain. Sign up to see breakthrough workflows and hear perspectives from industry leaders in 14 half-hour […]

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Now on Video: Presentations from the AWS Media Symposium – Miami

On February 13, hundreds of media professionals came together for a day of learning at the AWS Media Symposium in Miami. Recordings and slides from selected sessions are now available for viewing as part of this interactive e-book. Whether you missed the event, or want to revisit key insights from AWS customers and partners, click […]

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AWS at the 2020 NAB Show [Updated 3/12/2020]

Due to the NAB Show 2020 cancellation, Amazon Web Services will host two online events in the coming weeks to showcase our planned content for the exhibition: NAB News & Updates Online Event – On April 20, AWS will host an online event to spotlight updates planned for the NAB Show. AWS M&E Online Conference – On May […]

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Second Spectrum Chooses AWS for Cloud, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Media Services

Second Spectrum, the Official Optical Tracking and Analytics Provider of sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the English Premier League, has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) provider. Second Spectrum has also selected AWS media services to help deliver new kinds of live game-watching […]

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In the News: AWS Powers Real-time Statistics for Guinness Six Nations

The Guinness Six Nations Championship is among the oldest surviving rugby traditions and is one of the best-attended sporting events in the world. To offer rugby fans deeper insight into match action than ever before, Six Nations and AWS introduced five new, real-time statistics for the 2020 Championship tournament kicking off on February 1. The […]

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How to Translate Large Text Documents with Amazon Translate

This post describes how to split large text documents into chunks small enough to be processed by Amazon Translate. I’ll show you how to split documents without splitting words or sentences so source text remains grammatically correct, and I’ll demonstrate this with sample code that uses the Python NLTK library for detecting sentence boundaries. What […]

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Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services to develop next generation football viewing experience

In the News: Bundesliga Revolutionizes the Football Viewing Experience with AWS

Germany’s Bundesliga has selected AWS as its official technology provider to offer more in-depth insight into live Bundesliga games and create new personalized fan experiences. Bundesliga will use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), analytics, compute, database, and storage services from AWS to deliver real-time statistics to predict plays and match outcomes, and recommend personalized experiences […]

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