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Category: Case Study

In the News: Hotstar Sets New Global Record for Live Viewership

Indian streaming giant Hotstar broke the global record for simultaneous streaming viewers this past weekend with 18.6 million users watching the finals of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament. Read TechCrunch’s coverage here. To learn more about AWS services used for Hotstar’s streaming architecture, check out: Saving Millions : Leveraging EC2 Spots at Scale by Gaurav […]

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[Updated May 17] Registration Open for the AWS M&E Symposium in Los Angeles – June 18

Registration is now open for AWS’s biggest Media & Entertainment event of the year – the AWS M&E Symposium in Los Angeles – held at the Skirball Center in LA on June 18. AWS customers, including Netflix, the NFL, CBS, and Hallmark, will walk through some bleeding-edge use cases including integration of artificial intelligence and […]

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In the News: Boston Celtics Migrate to AWS with Mission

Recognizing that a growing technology footprint built on physical on-prem servers would lead to future management challenges – and seeking to simplify access for a disperse userbase of coaches and other personnel that needed data quickly – the Boston Celtics sought cloud services specialists to drive a substantial cloud transformation. They enlisted Mission to lead […]

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Case Study: Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and Surge Streaming

In 2016, KBS experienced traffic overflow that could not be handled every time a popular event occurred, like the earthquake in Gyeongju, the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and the big-hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Although IT resources were acquired and managed during each of these events, KBS needed an infrastructure that could flexibly scale […]

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Extracting Value From Video Archives Using AI: Videofashion Case Study

For M&E companies with large content archives, the principal challenge is surfacing the most relevant content for use by producers or licensors. Taking it further, some customers such as sports leagues (that have access to decades’ worth of content) want to make their content archives available to their fanbase via an API so that the […]

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[Updated May 6] Presentations from the AWS M&E NYC Symposium on March 20, 2019

If you missed our M&E Cloud Symposium on March 20, 2019, session recordings and presentation decks are now available for viewing and download. Executive Track State of Media and What’s New From AWS Hear the AWS perspective on the fast-changing media industry. What trends are we hearing from customers and consumers around the world? What […]

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In the News: CBS Interactive and the Super Bowl

At AWS we talk about “when it matters most…” those events that are so large in scale, so high profile, so highly trafficked, that our customers are trusting us with the crown jewels of their business. In this interview from FierceVideo, Liz Carrasco, Chief Technology Officer at CBS Interactive, and Chris Xiques, VP of Video […]

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New Case Study: Mikros Animation

Mikros, a visual-effects and animation studio owned by Technicolor, has been producing animations for films and television shows for more than 30 years. As Mikros prepared to work on a new film, Sherlock Gnomes, it realized it needed more compute capacity than it could get from its on-premises IT environment used for rendering—the process of […]

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks. In this session from the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in May 2018, Adam Ahringer, manager of software data […]

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re:Invent 2018: Presentations from M&E-related Sessions

Missed any of the media-related sessions from re:Invent? Below are the videos and slide decks (where available) for M&E-related breakouts. Click here to see the full list of M&E-related sessions across breakouts, chalktalks, and workshops. If you want to see all videos and slide decks across all re:Invent 2018, they are available here and here respectively. You […]

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