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How Warner Bros. Discovery uses audio analysis to improve data accuracy and enrich the fan experience

This blog is co-authored by Steve Cockett, Sports Data Adviser – Tech, at Warner Bros. Discovery and Andrea Fanfani, Principal Product Manager – Tech, at Warner Bros. Discovery. In this blog post, we explain how Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD), a global media and entertainment company, used serverless components from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to improve […]

On-screen computation time using machine learning tools from AWS

For linear broadcast television, it is common to rerun successful programs to fill available time slots. Often, episodes may need to be edited down and, at times, entire scenes may need to be removed to conform to an allotted time slot. This creates complexity because under a particular type of contract, artists have performance rights […]

Engage online sports fans with live event commentary using generative AI on Amazon Bedrock

Live sports online streaming is a fast-growing market, forecast to grow from USD $18.6B in 2021 to USD $93.1B by 2027, a compound annual growth rate of 24.64% from 2022 to 2030. Sports streaming platforms continually advance, employing diverse strategies to delight users and enrich viewer engagement. These tactics encompass extended statistics and match facts, augmented […]

Behind the scenes: AWS real-time architecture for Bundesliga Match Facts

This blog was co-authored by Alexander Smirnoff, Senior Cloud Applications Developer, and Kirill Serykh, Data Scientist, from Sportec Solutions AG. Figure 1: Bundesliga Match Facts showing real-time in-game statistics Bundesliga, Germany’s premier football league, uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver near real-time statistics and in-depth in-game insights called Bundesliga Match Facts (BMF). These statistics […]

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Video summarization with AWS artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) services

Publishers and broadcasters recognize that short video clips are effective in gaining attention from younger viewers, many of whom are enthusiasts of short form content on platforms like TikTok. If companies in traditional M&E industries can efficiently generate short video clips from original content and distribute them across various social media platforms such as Facebook, […]

How FOX teamed up with AWS for AI-powered highlights

Groundbreaking Recap Feature, Catch Up With Highlights, Built with Amazon Media Replay Engine (MRE) With the digitization and continued advancement of broadcast delivery technology, sports fans have come to expect a dynamic viewing experience. Whether streaming a game live or recording to view on-demand, audiences are increasingly looking for standout elements in the coverage of […]

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Sky Italia improves performance, lowers costs 84 percent by insourcing its voting platform for live TV productions with AWS

Sky Italia is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies and the largest pay TV provider in Italy. One of the biggest draws to the service is “X-Factor,” the award-winning TV music competition. A key part of the show is that the home viewing audience votes for their favorite performers, with the results tabulated […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]