AWS for M&E Blog

Category: Broadcast

Media content localization with AWS AI services and Amazon Bedrock

This blog post walks through a content localization approach where English is translated to Korean. In media production, subtitling plays a crucial role in augmenting viewer comprehension by providing transcriptions that facilitate translation from one language to another. This capability has helped expedite the globalization of media content. For example, the popular Netflix show Squid […]

Managing the history of the NFL

With such an abundance of National Footb­all League (NFL) programming available to modern fans, it’s easy to forget that coverage was once limited to game day broadcasts. Since launching in 2003, NFL Media has evolved into a sports entertainment powerhouse, publishing content through its own and partner channels, and a direct-to-consumer app. In addition to […]

Getting started with the workflow monitor for AWS Media Services

Introduction One common feature request from customers using AWS Media Services is the ability to visualize and monitor live video workflows. To address this, Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced the workflow monitor for AWS Media Services and Amazon CloudFront. The workflow monitor provides a visual representation of services and connectivity in a video workload. In addition, the […]

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 […]

How generative AI is changing the game

At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2024, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, generative artificial intelligence (AI) was a prevailing theme—from technology demonstrations to speaking sessions, interactive installations, and more. On the NAB Main Stage, Thursday Night Football’s Kaylee Hartung led a lively generative AI-focused session comprising panelists Amazon Web Services (AWS) Vice President of AI Products Dr. Matt Wood, AWS Global Leader of Strategic Business Development for Sports Julie Souza, NFL Deputy CIO Aaron Amendolia, and PGA TOUR Senior Vice President of Digital Operations Scott Gutterman.

How Swimming Australia uses machine learning for real-time training pool analytics with AWS Panorama

In this blog post, we explore how Swimming Australia uses AWS Panorama from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to perform real-time computer vision (CV) inference at the edge with state-of-the-art computer vision models. We describe how to integrate an end user application with AWS Panorama along with the rationale for design strategies and their impact. This solution features services such as AWS Panorama for machine learning (ML) at the edge, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) for messaging, Amazon Kinesis Video Stream for video streaming, and AWS App Runner for the end user application.

Highlights from NAB Show 2024

More than 61,000 media and entertainment (M&E) industry professionals from 163 countries gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this month to network, explore emerging technologies, and discuss the trends shaping the future of content production, delivery, and monetization at NAB Show 2024. Amazon Web Services (AWS) pulled out all the stops for the show, including […]

NHL breaks the ice with cutting-edge live cloud production powered by AWS

Live sports production has followed the same formula for decades. To send broadcasts out to fans, production teams have relied on massive production trucks to distribute game feeds from arenas to a fixed control room with workstations and production gear. The National Hockey League (NHL), one of the biggest sports leagues worldwide, is shaping the […]

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports implements further live cloud-based production using AWS

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) Sports Europe, a group of television networks including TNT Sports and Eurosport, broadcasts a wide range of sports coverage across the continent, including some of the world’s most watched events. Starting several years ago, WBD Sports decided to take bold steps to migrate its legacy media workflows to the cloud, which […]

PBS modernizes its video encoding workflow with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Nonprofit broadcaster Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is on a mission to serve Americans with trusted programming and resources that educate, entertain, and inspire. By building on Amazon Web Services (AWS), PBS is able to continually innovate while delivering high-quality broadcast and streaming content to more than 100 million viewers across 350 member stations and online, […]