AWS Media Blog

Category: AWS Lambda

Delivering rugged video and spatial streaming capability in a flexible, cost-effective solution

The Government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Emergency Services Agency (ESA) leverages the security and reliability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) for live video streaming, archive, and complex spatial data processing. ESA is the ACT Government organisation charged with providing emergency management services to the Canberra community and works closely with its counterparts across […]

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Jordan Develops e-Learning Platform for 2 Million Students with AWS

Earlier this year, as schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Jordan wanted to quickly help students across the country reconnect with their teachers and classmates and resume their education. Through a multi-faceted collaboration led by Mawdoo3.com, the largest Arabic-language platform in the world, the Darsak.gov.jo e-learning platform was built in just […]

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Overview of the UGC upload process you will build in this tutorial

2020 Resolution: Add User-Generated Content to Your Applications

Many AWS customers have started to allow user-generated content (UGC) within their applications to enhance users’ ability to connect with each other and express themselves individually. This video content usually takes the form of short “stories” (less than one minute) told in a personal way, and showcasing things like products, clothing, or real estate. Allowing […]

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Running MediaInfo as an AWS Lambda Function

Media processing applications often need information about what’s in audio and video files before they can do anything with those files. MediaInfo, a unified display of the most relevant video and audio file data, is a popular tool for doing just that. Video providers use it to get technical metadata about video codecs, frame rates, […]

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Serverless Fixity for Digital Preservation Compliance

When The Digital Dilemma was published in 2007, Amazon had just started Amazon Web Services with the release of its AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the cloud. The industry was struggling with the short lifespan of digital tape formats, affordable disaster recovery, and technology refresh standards. Since that time, AWS has established itself as […]

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Managing Hybrid Video Processing Workflows with Apache Airflow

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. Authored by Riccardo Vescovi, Head of Solution Engineering – Fincons; Donato Fraccalvieri, Solution Architect – Fincons; Gianluca De Giuseppe, Solution Architecture – Fincons; and Zavisa Bjelogrlic, Partner Solution Architect – AWS.  Fincons Group is a […]

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WinTicket Provides High-Quality Keirin Live Video to Speed-Bicycle Race Fans with AWS Media Services

Casual and ardent fans of Keirin, a Japanese motor-paced cycling sport, can spend countless hours voting for their favorite riders, catching up on match results, and reviewing upcoming race schedules using online-betting service WinTicket. Working together with AbemaTV, a CyberAgent Group Internet TV station, WinTicket offers a “Keirin Channel” with 24/7 online voting, race information, […]

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New This Is My Architecture: Media Analysis Solution

Join us to discuss a turn-key solution created by AWS for Media Analysis. The Media Analysis Solution uses advanced ML services such as Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Rekognition and others to understand and interpret what is happening in a video clip. The analysis of this content then leads to a set of time-coded meta […]

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Insys Cloud Video Recorder: Launch a Cloud-based DVR Service on AWS

Authored by Piotr Czekała, Co-Founder and CTO of Insys Video Technologies. 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. Governments, public agencies, educational institutions, and other non-media organizations have a need to stream live events and record […]

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Detect Silent Audio Tracks in VOD Content with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction In file-based video processing workflows, content providers often standardize on the mezzanine file format used to share content with their customers and partners. When sharing video-on-demand (VOD) content, produced mezzanine files often have same number of audio tracks regardless of how many are in the actual content. For example, MXF media assets may be […]

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