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In the News: Discovery, Inc to Transition 300 Channels to Virtual Playout

In this interview from Broadcast, Discovery, Inc Chief Technology Officer John Honeycutt talks about the strategic impetus behind moving playout of 300 channels around the world to the cloud: Honeycutt said the move to cloud-based playout was part of a broader strategy to virtualise Discovery’s entire content supply and delivery chain, from the arrival of […]

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AWS Partner Demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand […]

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From Russia with LOVE (Lots Of Video to Edit): Fox Sports’ Cloud-based Workflows for 2018 World Cup

In case you missed the SVG Sports Content Management & Storage Forum in July, check out the above audio recording from the Spotlight Session A Look at Fox Sports’ World Cup Cloud Workflows and read more details from SVG News: With a hard-drive–free workflow, Fox could run an agile and free-roaming system without restraints. Plus, the […]

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When cloud media management is cheaper: Comparing cloud to traditional on-premises

Guest post from Peter Henebäck, Executive Director at Mediasmiths How do the costs of media management and editing in the cloud stack up against a traditional on-premises alternative? Mediasmiths looked at this question for a scenario with a global media operation and decided to run the numbers. We brought out the spreadsheets and sat down […]

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Webinar: Linear channel 101 for ‘Digital First’ media companies

From APN Partner Amagi: Check out this webinar to understand why Digital First media companies should launch linear channels, and how cloud playout can help. Speakers: Baskar Subramanian, co-founder, Amagi Mark Stephens, Global Partner Segment Leader M&E, AWS Key topics covered: Changing content consumption preferences and linear OTT market growth Various paths to capture linear […]

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Transforming the Video Experience with AI: Granular Personalization at Scale

When consumers browse content in any video service, the program artwork is a large factor in what they choose to watch. There are a few generalizations we can make when it comes to generating appealing artwork. For example, according to research done by Netflix, images that have expressive facial emotion conveying the tone of the […]

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