AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Screen capture of the Media Insights Engine interface with "Bienvenido" in the query bar to search the engine for relevant media assets

How to Translate Large Text Documents with Amazon Translate

This post describes how to split large text documents into chunks small enough to be processed by Amazon Translate. I’ll show you how to split documents without splitting words or sentences so source text remains grammatically correct, and I’ll demonstrate this with sample code that uses the Python NLTK library for detecting sentence boundaries. What […]

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Top 10 Things to Consider When Migrating Your VOD Library to AWS

There are lots of things to consider when moving your VOD (Video On-Demand) content library to a new provider like Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this post, we cover the top things to keep in mind when migrating media files to AWS. 1. Should I migrate my currently encoded files or should I re-encode my […]

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Serverless Fixity for Digital Preservation Compliance

When The Digital Dilemma was published in 2007, Amazon had just started Amazon Web Services with the release of its AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the cloud. The industry was struggling with the short lifespan of digital tape formats, affordable disaster recovery, and technology refresh standards. Since that time, AWS has established itself as […]

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Fuji Television realizes ultra-low latency video delivery of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup

Originally published on the AWS Japan Blog. Ultra-low latency distribution will bring a major change to internet video delivery for multiscreen devices and an improved user experience for user-generated content,” says Mr. Ito, Deputy General Manager, Technology Development Department, Fuji Television Engineering Bureau. “For the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup (FIVB2019), we set up an […]

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The Cloud Media Supply Chain Technology and Engineering Emmy Award® Goes To…

… Discovery and FOX NE&O (Walt Disney Television), along with AWS and AWS partners SDVI Corporation and Evertz Technologies! With the 2020 awards season in full swing, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today released the much-anticipated list of Technology and Engineering Emmy Award recipients. Among those receiving the 71st Technology and […]

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Monetizing VOD Assets Using Ad Marker Insertion

AWS Elemental MediaConvert lets you specify ad insertion points in your outputs. This capability is incredibly useful if your input video doesn’t contain ad markers (SCTE-35 markers) but you still need to monetize (or even black out) your content. A tutorial is available (as part of a larger AWS VOD workshop) on GitHub to demonstrate […]

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Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services to develop next generation football viewing experience

In the News: Bundesliga Revolutionizes the Football Viewing Experience with AWS

Germany’s Bundesliga has selected AWS as its official technology provider to offer more in-depth insight into live Bundesliga games and create new personalized fan experiences. Bundesliga will use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), analytics, compute, database, and storage services from AWS to deliver real-time statistics to predict plays and match outcomes, and recommend personalized experiences […]

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AWS Media Symposium Miami - February 13, 2020

Register Now – AWS Media Symposium & Workshops – Miami

Join AWS customers, partners and thought leaders for the AWS Media Symposium & Workshops in Miami, February 13, 2020. With both business and technical tracks, there’s something for everyone. Business leaders will hear from companies of all sizes about how they are using AWS services to increase agility, accelerate innovation, and perfect the customer experience […]

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Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

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