AWS Media Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

discovery+ uses Amazon Personalize to combat decision fatigue

Discovery, Inc., a multinational mass media company, has a colossal library available to stream. So much so, that customers encountered “decision fatigue”. The company found that too many choices can become overwhelming, and can take away from the viewer experience. Discovery, Inc. responded to this challenge by building discovery+, a streaming service using Amazon Personalize. […]

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Stream tennis matches through AWS Elemental MediaLive and generate real-time replays with Amazon Rekognition

Broadcasters are increasingly looking to the cloud to reduce operating costs through automation. For example, a live sports event needs to be summarized for replay at a later time. This is traditionally done manually by an editor who watches the whole event and flags the beginning (mark in) and ending (mark out) timestamps of noteworthy […]

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Streamline content preparation and quality control for VOD platforms using Amazon Rekognition Video

Last year, we launched Amazon Rekognition video segment detection, an API that makes it easy for media customers to automatically detect frame accurate end credits, black frame segments, shot changes, and color bars in video files using machine learning (ML). Today, we are announcing support for four new types of segments (opening credits, content segments, […]

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Register now: Amazon SageMaker for media and entertainment Tech Talk

Media and entertainment (M&E) companies use machine learning (ML) to create personalized content recommendations and improve content engagement. From video and music streaming to internet advertising and sports, Amazon SageMaker helps customers make smarter content investments, better monetize content libraries, and delight users with personalized experiences. Join speaker Amir Imani, AI/ML Specialist Solutions Architect, to […]

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Case Study: RSI Affordably modernizes audio and video content management on AWS

  Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI), a Swiss public broadcaster, needed to modernize its infrastructure. Its systems were built specifically for broadcast television, and were not able to adapt to the rapidly evolving media industry – particularly streaming content. Claranet, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, developed a prototype in just 3 weeks, and a backend architecture to […]

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How to: Build virtual environments integrated with Amazon Sumerian

Introduction 2020 showed the importance of having tools and services that allow us to interact in a virtual, efficient, safe, and cost-optimized way; and yet, we often still continue to use traditional platforms. In this post, we show you how to build a serverless, pay-per-use solution that allows users to interact in a virtual environment […]

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“AWS Is How”: HGTV provides design inspiration anywhere you are

  The number of people renovating and redecorating their homes rose sharply over the past year, as people spent more time in their living spaces. The uncertain environment, need to stay close to home, and low interest rates motivated people to invest in their kitchens, bedrooms, and backyard getaways. HGTV is a top ten cable […]

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The evolution of broadcast cloud playout

This post is co-authored by Martin Whittaker – Technical Product Director, Evertz, Aekta Joshi – Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Architect – AWS ProServe M&E, and Mark Stephens, Partner Solutions Architect – AWS. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of […]

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How iconik’s media management hub and AI accelerate remote collaboration

Authored by Parham Azimi, CEO at iconik. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post.   Video is no longer just for the media and entertainment industry. Today, prominent businesses in every vertical are becoming “media companies” […]

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Maximize the potential of AI for media workflows with Accurate.Video from Codemill

Authored by Neil Anderson, Project Consultant at Codemill. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post.   Over the last year, consumer demand for video content has exploded. According to Research and Markets, the global video streaming […]

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