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HPA 2021: HDR and video streaming distribution workflow with Bitmovin

This blog was co-authored by Joshua Shulman (Bitmovin), Manfred von Runkel (Bitmovin), and Raul Vecchione (Amazon Web Services).   Each year the HPA Tech Retreat focuses on highlighting the most innovative approaches to content creation, management, and distribution. It also focuses on creating educational materials and connecting professionals in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Faced […]

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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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Joyn readies exclusive content for audiences with Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering and Amazon S3 Glacier

Securely migrates hundreds of thousands of video archive titles with AWS Snowball and leverages Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering for flexible, efficient delivery   With the demand for entertainment content continuing to escalate in a hypercompetitive streaming market, content providers are thinking outside the box to capture consumer attention with unique content. Looking to set itself apart, […]

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Case Study: Netflix builds a global VFX studio in the cloud using NICE DCV on AWS

Netflix, one of the world’s leading entertainment companies, expanded into to content production in 2012. With a culture of continual innovation, Netflix wanted to build a visual effects (VFX) studio in the cloud to attract top VFX and animation artists worldwide, and enable seamless collaboration between global teams. Using NICE DCV and Amazon Elastic Compute […]

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“AWS Is How”: Orangetheory Fitness provides live virtual classes to keep people inspired and moving

Exercise is essential to well-being and stress management. But when gyms around the world closed in March 2020, many people lost access to their workout communities at a time when they needed them most. Not only did they have to give up their exercise routines, they lost a vital connection to their coaches, workout partners, […]

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Insys Video Technologies builds a flexible VOD solution on AWS for TR Warszawa

Authored by Seweryn Biegański, Presales Engineer. 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.   When restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person theatrical performances on hold, Polish performing arts theater TR Warszawa was determined to […]

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Live IP video closed captioning moves into the cloud with EEG and AWS CDI

For modern audiences, it’s hard to remember a time when closed captioning wasn’t a standard menu option. Across the US and much of the world, accessibility to the essential service became a government mandate via legislation set in the 1990s. Since then, encoding and decoding technology for closed captioning has advanced, but its evolution has […]

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Inverleigh Media: content delivery on AWS

This post is co-authored by Guill le Roux​, General Manager – Digital at Inverleigh, Rob Spaits, Product Manager at Inverleigh, and Anshumali Sharma, 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 this post.   Media consumption […]

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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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Case Study: ITV scales and reduces costs by using Amazon EKS on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

ITV, an integrated producer-broadcaster and the largest commercial television network in the UK, experienced a surge in viewership during the pandemic. At the same time, advertisers were being cautious with their spending. ITV needed a way to continue offering the same high-quality services to a larger volume of end users while optimizing costs to decreased […]

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