AWS Media Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

A view of the Aggregated AI/ML detections on the Media2Cloud Stats page.

Media intelligence just got smarter with Media2Cloud 3.0

We are happy to announce the official release of Media2Cloud 3.0. This release helps AWS customers simplify and expedite their media migration workflow into AWS. It provides a framework to implement artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to create frame-level descriptive metadata about content. This new version of Media2Cloud still includes the features that customers have […]

Use machine learning to filter user-generated content and protect your brand

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) helps speed up many operations that were unthinkable until some time ago. In many cases, it is necessary to understand the content of your image archive or the dialogue in an audio or video file to intercept content deemed harmful, dangerous, or out of place for a given situation […]

re:Invent 2021 releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features during AWS re:Invent 2021, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media and entertainment (M&E) workloads. Watch the full Adam Selipsky Keynote here for even more announcements and information. AWS Private 5G for on-set connectivity AWS Private 5G is […]

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. […]

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

UPDATE: A new open source solution called Media Replay Engine (MRE) was released to the public that provides a scalable plugin-based framework designed to process live video sources and generate clips and highlights that support several linear and digital channel use cases. You can find it here: https://github.com/awslabs/aws-media-replay-engine. Broadcasters are increasingly looking to the cloud […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]