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Digital business platform elopage adds live shopping feature with Amazon IVS

The bar for online shopping experiences continues to rise as modern shoppers have come to expect more when making purchase decisions. In regards to digital goods, Germany-based SaaS platform elopage provides turnkey solutions that give creators, influencers, freelancers and SMBs a one-stop shop to run their virtual businesses. Established in 2015, the company enables entrepreneurs […]

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WIND Hellas relies on AWS for scalable capacity

Watch now: WIND Hellas relies on AWS for scalable capacity The third largest telecommunications provider in Greece, WIND Hellas delivers 4G and 5G mobile services, fiber connections, and IT services to more than three million residential, business, and public sector customers. The company started using AWS with the launch of its WIND Vision pay TV […]

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AWS is How: The Globe and Mail delivers personalized news content recommendations

In the information age, it seems like there’s an unending amount of digital media online. With millions of forums, blogs, and gossip sites permeating the internet, you want to be certain that the news sources you trust are relevant, reliable, and accurate. Since 1844, The Globe and Mail (The Globe) has covered business, politics, sports, […]

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Guest post: Modernizing NASCAR’s multi-PB media archive at speed with AWS Storage

The sanctioning body for American auto racing, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has amassed a vast content library of video, audio, and image assets since it was founded in 1948. Each year, its archive continues to grow by 1.5 PB – 2 PB of data, making managing its legacy LTO tape storage unwieldy. […]

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RushTix inspires nonstop laughter with Amazon IVS

Virtual comedy platform uses scalable, low-latency live stream technology Serious about comedy since its formation in 2015, RushTix transformed its in-person show ticketing hub into a robust virtual comedy streaming platform used by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Jeff Dunham, John Cleese, and more as the pandemic shuttered comedy venues worldwide. Initially a […]

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Economia migrates to AWS for accelerated development

Economia is one of the largest media houses in the Czech Republic. Although news is its main focus, the company also maintains a large online portal that receives more than five million visitors each month. As a traditional media house, the company had a sizable on-premises infrastructure for operations, which slowed hardware provisioning and made […]

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TBS develops live broadcast-ready remote appearance tool on Amazon Chime SDK in three months

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (TBS) offers a wide range of services including TV broadcasting, video distribution, film production, and cultural projects. When the pandemic effectively halted in-person studio appearances and guests had to be remotely incorporated into live programs, the company sought an alternative to pre-existing video conferencing solutions, which couldn’t meet its high-quality broadcasting […]

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Case Study: Magnetic Asia keeps entertainment alive with live streaming services on AWS

Magnetic Asia is a Hong Kong-based events management and production company offering end-to-end services. When the pandemic struck in 2020, Magnetic Asia expanded its business to build live streaming events platform Total Streaming and complementary virtual ticketing solution Total Ticketing. Initially, Magnetic Asia’s engineers spun up instances from scratch using virtual machines on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon […]

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Best Practices for Implementing a Media Asset Management (MAM) Solution on AWS

Media & Entertainment (M&E) customers seeking to modernize their Media Asset Management (MAM) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) have questions to consider before getting started: Should they build their own solution or invest in a 3rd party system? How can they best leverage AWS services to get the most from a MAM in the cloud? […]

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Part 2: SCTE 35 signal conditioning in AWS Elemental Live

This is the second post in a two-part series. Read the first post here. It is quite common for AWS Elemental Live, which lets users encode live video on premises for events and 24/7 streams, to be used to deliver live streams into Amazon Web Services (AWS) for over-the-top (OTT) workflows and to distribute a […]

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