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MyVictory.com launches motivational fitness streaming platform for cancer survivors with help from AWS

Although an estimated one in three people will develop cancer in their lifetime, steady advancements in medical research and technology are improving treatments, condition management, and recovery outcomes. At the same time, evidence suggests that a dedicated post-recovery exercise regimen can help survivors cope and reduce the likelihood of cancer recurrence. Staying motivated and on […]

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Workflow Diagram: Video file in S3 is processed by Amazon Rekognition. The output of segments, labels and faces is consumed by a Lambda function that creates the clip. This writes to Amazon Elasticsearch Service. AWS Elemental MediaConvert creates proxies. The user searches for clips in ES and views proxies.

Find video clips faster with Amazon Rekognition and AWS Elemental MediaConvert

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. News, entertainment, and daytime productions make frequent use of clips to create stories, to introduce guests, and for previews or highlights. Often there is a short time window for finding and selecting clips while a story or person is in […]

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Protecting pre- and early-release content with NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarketing

Protecting pre- and early-release content with NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking

Authored by Gabriel Cantin, Product Director at NAGRA. 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. From development to consumption, the media and entertainment landscape has changed significantly. There are new challenges for content owners who realize, […]

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Digital download: Celebrating M&E customer successes and innovations

Introducing me. Magazine, the first digital magazine from Amazon Web Services (AWS) created to celebrate and highlight the successes of our media and entertainment (M&E) customers. Be inspired by stories of collaboration and innovation from across the M&E industry. Learn how AWS customers, including the LA Clippers and Second Spectrum, NASCAR, PBS, Aldea Mexico, Videofashion, […]

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New – Streamline media analysis tasks with Amazon Rekognition Video

Amazon Rekognition Video is a machine learning (ML) based service that can analyze videos to identify objects, people, faces, text, scenes, and activities, as well as detect any inappropriate content. Starting today, you can streamline media analysis tasks by automating the detection of black frames, end credits, shot changes, and color bars using Amazon Rekognition […]

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Nautilus reshapes fitness offerings with Slalom Build and AWS

Nautilus debuted over thirty years ago with a new approach to strength training equipment that transformed the way people exercise. Since, the company has built a diverse family of brands, including Bowflex, Schwinn, and Octane Fitness, designed to meet the fitness needs of consumers around the world. Today, the fitness industry is being redefined by […]

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Case Study: Genflix Transforms OTT service with CloudCover and AWS

When Genflix, Indonesia’s first over-the-top video service, migrated its video-on-demand workflow to Amazon Web Services, speed, scale, and cost were top priorities. In this case study, learn how CloudCover, an APN Advanced Consulting Partner, helped Genflix transform its platform and its user experience with an end-to-end media workflow built on an array of cloud services, […]

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Creating a secure video-on-demand (VOD) platform using AWS

Video has become the primary means of Information sharing and learning. Customers are investing in innovative solutions to tap into the e-learning and video space. Video content is their IP and needs to be protected and securely delivered. Online video is a powerful technology that every industry, from businesses to educational institutions to government agencies, is […]

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Virtual hackathon delivers real-world video workflows on AWS

Hackathons give organizations an opportunity to focus engineering resources on solving sticky challenges or driving bursts of innovation. These exercises can be a valuable part of a tech team’s toolkit, as AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partner Metal Toad demonstrated. On May 6, Metal Toad launched a virtual hackathon to develop fully functional video […]

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Sample video frame extracted from Big Buck Bunny. Pixels tend to be surrounded by other pixels of similar color - for example, in the sky, blue pixels are surrounded by other blue pixels, and white pixels are surrounded by other white pixels in the cloud. Encoders exploit this property to compress images using spatial compression.

Back to basics: GOPs explained

Sometimes in their daily lives, video engineers forget that not everybody understands the alphabet-soup of three letter acronyms (TLAs) that get used regularly in our industry. In this Back to Basics series of blog posts, I revisit core and fundamental concepts in video compression and delivery and attempt to explain them in accessible, easy to […]

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