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Category: AWS Elemental MediaConvert

PBS Innovation Team leverages AWS to take 10th Annual PBS Short Film Festival virtual

The annual PBS Short Film Festival has returned with a twist. Starting at 5pm ET every day from July 12-August 31, 2021, audiences can watch a curated series of stories from independent filmmakers via immersive WebXR beta experience “Screen on the Green.” Envisioned by the Digital Innovation Team at PBS, the experience is accessible via […]

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VidDay taps AWS to deliver out-of-this world video greeting

There’s no better pick-me-up than connecting with a loved one or friend, but in the last year in-person celebrations have proven unsafe amidst the global pandemic. Fortunately, video technology startups like VidDay have envisioned socially distant ways for people to connect, celebrate special occasions and send well wishes. In the last year, VidDay has seen […]

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TicketCo doubles down on AWS to modernize live event production and delivery

The global home/mobile entertainment market surpassed $68 billion USD in revenue in 2020, as consumers worldwide turned to digital platforms to enjoy entertainment from the safety of their homes amidst global lockdowns. Conversely, in the same year, the live events industry found itself at a crossroad, as sporting events and theatre productions largely came to […]

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Using Amazon IVS and MediaConvert in a post processing workflow

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) can now record live streams to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). This allows you to save previous live streams to Amazon S3 for later re-use. Pairing this with AWS Elemental MediaConvert HLS ingest allows customers to use broadcast-grade features such input clipping, stitching, SCTE-35 insertion, and image overlay […]

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Case Study: RSI Affordably modernizes audio and video content management on AWS

  Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI), a Swiss public broadcaster, needed to modernize its infrastructure. Its systems were built specifically for broadcast television, and were not able to adapt to the rapidly evolving media industry – particularly streaming content. Claranet, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, developed a prototype in just 3 weeks, and a backend architecture to […]

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How to: Build virtual environments integrated with Amazon Sumerian

Introduction 2020 showed the importance of having tools and services that allow us to interact in a virtual, efficient, safe, and cost-optimized way; and yet, we often still continue to use traditional platforms. In this post, we show you how to build a serverless, pay-per-use solution that allows users to interact in a virtual environment […]

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Inverleigh Media: content delivery on AWS

This post is co-authored by Guill le Roux​, General Manager – Digital at Inverleigh, Rob Spaits, Product Manager at Inverleigh, and Anshumali Sharma, Solutions Architect, AWS. 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.   Media consumption […]

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BookTix takes live performances from on-stage to online with AWS

Putting together a live performance of any scale is a complex process with many moving parts, from securing and preparing the venue, performers, set, and dressings to attracting an audience and managing ticket sales. Until recently, the ticketing process for these events has either been through digital solutions or arduous manual approaches. The co-founders of […]

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2020 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards Recognize AWS as Video Streaming Skyrockets

Amidst the chaos of 2020, millions more people sought their news, information, sports, and entertainment via online video. This was evidenced by on-demand subscriptions up a record-setting 39% to 770 million viewers around the world. Overall video streaming increased in all regions, with Conviva reporting that time spent streaming in the fourth quarter of 2020 […]

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Converting frame rates in the cloud with InSync FrameFormer and AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Authored by Paola Hobson, Managing Director at InSync Technology, Ltd. 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.   Frame rate conversion Since the earliest days of TV broadcasting, global viewers have wanted to watch live breaking […]

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