AWS Media Blog

Category: Broadcast

Case Study: TV TOKYO Corporation relaunches new business program on AWS

TV TOKYO operates terrestrial and satellite broadcasting services—including a diverse lineup of business, animation, and variety content—in and around Tokyo. To help revitalize business during the height of the pandemic, it launched TERETO BIZ, an overhaul of its long-running “TV TOKYO Business on Demand” subscription service. Already using AWS Media Services for live streams and […]

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AWS at NAB 2022 demos and presentation videos now available on demand

During the NAB Show 2022, Amazon Web Services showcased purpose-built solutions for media and entertainment (M&E) as well as technology-forward topics in its dedicated theater. Now, you can see many of these demonstrations and presentations on demand, which highlight the transformative power of the cloud across five solution areas for M&E: content production; media supply […]

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In this diagram, two types of feeds are processed. First, the live RTMP feed from the game court is processed by the media pipeline using AWS Elemental MediaLive and MediaConvert services to create video clips. Second, Hawk-Eye and statistical feeds are pushed into Amazon Kinesis streams. Lambda processes these events and stores them in Aurora Serverless Postgres database.

How Infosys reimagines the game of tennis using AWS

This post has been co-authored by Rohit Agnihotri, Chief Architect of Infosys Tennis Platform, and Satheesh Kumar, Principal Solutions Architect at AWS Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and has developed innovative solutions to engage stakeholders in the sports ecosystem. Infosys is the official digital innovation partner for major tennis events like the […]

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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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“What was that?” Increasing subtitle accuracy for live broadcasts using Amazon Transcribe

Including accurate subtitles for your live content is crucial for an improved viewer experience and to meet accessibility requirements. While most transcriptions for live broadcast are still generated by human stenographers, these processes scale poorly and can be expensive. Amazon Transcribe, which automatically converts speech to text, is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that […]

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Back to basics: Mechanisms used behind the scenes in video compression

Video encoding In this blog, we’re going to explain the fundamentals of the video encoding process (compression) in simple terms. The main purpose of compression/encoding is reducing the volume of data that are needed to capture, store, and transmit video. This leads to reductions in storage hardware, data transmission time, and required delivery bandwidth. While […]

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Protecting streaming services using GeoComply

This post is co-authored by Kevin Yao, Principal Partner SA, OTT, Direct to Consumer at AWS and James Clark, General Manager, Media & Entertainment at GeoComply. The content of this post was updated on May 5, 2022. GeoGuard from GeoComply is a VPN and proxy detection solution with 99.6% accuracy. It is pre-integrated with leading […]

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On Air saves time on media workflows using Nomad Solution on AWS

Facing growing demand for a live concert experience On Air, a pay-per-view on-demand streaming service, launched its first streaming solution for live concerts and performances in 2020. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the demand for live streaming content increased more quickly than On Air could have anticipated. The company realized that it needed a more […]

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Color in the Cloud: Motion picture and television color grading and finishing on AWS with Baselight

Motion picture and television workloads that require high-fidelity color monitoring such as color grading, VFX compositing, digital intermediate, finishing, and master quality control have typically been precluded from running in the cloud due to the traditional 8-bit 4:2:0 sRGB color space limitations of pixel streaming clients such as Teradici’s CAS and AWS NICE DCV (NICE […]

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[Updated 4/20] AWS showcases the power of the cloud at NAB Show 2022

Join Amazon Web Services (AWS) at NAB Show 2022, April 23–27 in Las Vegas, to meet with media and entertainment (M&E) subject matter experts and see demonstrations showcasing the transformative power of the cloud across five solution areas: content production; media supply chain and archive; broadcast; direct-to-consumer and streaming; and data and analytics. Designed for […]

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