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Category: Foundational (100)

[Updated 12/1] Week 1: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

The following is a small sample of the week 1 re:Invent sessions we think M&E Attendees will appreciate. Click the links provided under the session details to go to the full session page in the online catalog. To see what’s coming in the next weeks and get more details on re:Invent, check out the Media […]

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Successful innovation for ESSENCE as Starchive and AWS help deliver the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

This post is co-authored by Jack Wenzinger, AWS M&E Partner SA, Ken Shek, Sr. ML Specialist SA, and Richard Averitt, CEO of Starchive. 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. ESSENCE Communications is a media, technology, […]

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Solving OTT workflow challenges with AWS  

Authored by Tom Schaeffer, Founder, President & CEO of Float Left Interactive. 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. This post discusses the history and evolution of over-the-top (OTT) streaming and outlines how my company, Float […]

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Sentech distributing media content globally

Sentech provides broadcast transmission services for all television and radio stations in South Africa. Using AWS services, including AWS Media Services, Sentech delivers live and on-demand video to hundreds of domestic and international customers. Watch their customer success story and learn how AWS helped Sentech drastically reduce the time and cost required to test new […]

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Benfica Play UI on a phone, desktop computer and tablet

Launching a full-featured VOD platform in just four weeks

Established in 1904, SL Benfica is the reigning champion of the Portuguese League (Primeira League). The club also boasts the most overall titles of any Portuguese football club. SL Benfica recently became the first football club in the country with its own digital video platform. Engaging Global Fans With a 240,000 strong fan club, SL […]

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Learn more: M&E chalk talk presentations from AWS re:Invent 2019

re:Invent Chalk Talks are a highly interactive content format, beginning with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by a 45- or 50-minute Q&A session with the audience. While these sessions are not recorded, we wanted to share the decks with you as they contain valuable technical details. If there are any topics […]

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How the Golden Globes ensures 100% site uptime for its biggest days thanks to APN Partner Metal Toad

For high-profile events like award shows, sports, or breaking news, broadcasters and rights holders cannot afford any downtime when all eyes are watching. Around the world, these companies trust AWS when it matters most because of our experience with some of the most high-profile events, including the Super Bowl, the Olympics, the World Cup, the IPL […]

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[Updated 1/3] M&E releases and launches from re:Invent 2019

With more than 75 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent 2019, we wanted to be sure you knew about those most relevant for media workloads. Below you can watch Ben Masek, Global Business Development Lead, Worldwide M&E, give an overview of what was launched. Overall, we saw three big themes for M&E […]

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Thursday, December 5: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 11:30am – 12:30pm STP206 – Building the future of writing with AWS Lambda at MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 309 (Session) AIM232 – Media discovery and compliance with Amazon Rekognition at Mirage, Events Center B1 Blue (Session) 12:15 – 1:15pm AIM313-R1 – Customize […]

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Wednesday, December 4: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 8:30 – 10:45am CMP319-R1 – Deploy graphics desktops for content production on AWS at Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2403 (Workshop) 10:00 – 11:00am MDS303-R1 Evolution of personalization/recommendation for video workflows at MGM, Level 3, Chairman’s Ballroom 366 (Session) MDS312-R1 Launch media workflows quickly with […]

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