AWS Media Blog

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Cloud-optimized channel origination with Imagine Communications’ Versio playout solution

Authored by Joe Ashba, Senior Solutions Architect, Imagine Communications.  Using AWS building blocks to create a linear playout solution for the cloud As media companies explore new opportunities afforded to them by cloud technologies, they recognize the potential for tapping these resources creatively to strengthen and diversify their broadcast portfolio. Channel origination is the most […]

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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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Monetize media content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and Computer Vision

In a previous post, we explained how to build a Media Analysis Solution that extracts key details from media files without machine learning expertise. However, for media content in the cloud, there are many additional applications and business opportunities to explore. In this blog post, we show how to increase the monetization potential of media content by […]

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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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The evolution of the television live event ecosystem and how AWS and TAGVS are shaping the future – Part 2

This blog was co-authored by Kevin Joyce (TAG Video Systems), Peter Wharton (Happy Robots), Michael Proulx (Retired CTO), and Mark Stephens (Amazon Web Services). In the first of this two-part series, we walked through the linear television live event ecosystem and how it is evolving through the use of cloud. This second part is focused on […]

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Case study: Joyn builds groundbreaking streaming video platform on AWS

As Germany’s first free streaming video service to combine live TV with on-demand content and exclusive programming, Joyn requires a flexible, scalable media infrastructure to support growing viewership and ongoing advancements in its offering. A new case study explains how Joyn built its pioneering service on an innovative serverless architecture with cloud-based tools, including AWS Elemental […]

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Optimizing computing performance with AWS Thinkbox deadline – Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series, we discuss how to collect benchmark data, how to decide what hardware and software to run, and what AWS Thinkbox Deadline features can be used to get the highest performance at the lowest cost. In part 3, we look at the AWS Portal-specific considerations related […]

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Second spectrum chooses AWS for cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and media services

Second Spectrum, the Official Optical Tracking and Analytics Provider of sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the English Premier League, has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) provider. Second Spectrum has also selected AWS media services to help deliver new kinds of live game-watching […]

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Optimizing computing performance with AWS Thinkbox deadline – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed how to collect benchmark data and how to decide what hardware and software to run to get the highest performance at the lowest cost. Next, we will look at the AWS Thinkbox Deadline features related to performance optimization. Note: Basic familiarity with AWS Thinkbox Deadline, 3D rendering […]

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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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