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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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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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Amazon Transcribe and email integration

Amazon Transcribe makes it easy for developers to add speech to text capabilities (also known as ASR) to their applications. Audio data is virtually impossible for computers to search and analyze. Therefore, recorded speech needs to be converted to text before it can be used by business intelligence applications. This post shows how an audio […]

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BandLab welcomes users by the millions with AWS

Based in Singapore, BandLab supports musicians around the world with tools and inspiration to create, collaborate, and publish their compositions. Artists use its free cloud-based digital audio workstation (DAW) to record, edit, and mix music with easy-to-use, professional-grade tools. BandLab’s integrated social and streaming capabilities let its users share the creative process with millions of […]

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How to set up a simple video-on-demand service on AWS with TrackIt

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. The production of new video content driven by ubiquitous and relatively high-quality acquisition devices (mobile phones, action cameras, etc.), along with the accelerating re-use of old libraries, has seen […]

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Build a compelling eCommerce experience with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Introduction Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) makes creating live video streams simpler than ever. This means you can spend more time creating live content and features to inspire, engage, and entice viewers. Amazon IVS helps you build a compelling, interactive platform that goes beyond traditional eCommerce experiences. In this post, I show you how […]

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