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Category: Media Services

AWS Partner TrackIt streamlines the content curation process with AI Video Reviewer

Authored by Brad Winett, President and Partner at TrackIt. 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. As the availability and demand for media content continues to explode, companies that deal with large volumes of media assets […]

AWS at NAB 2022 demos and presentation videos now available on demand

During the NAB Show 2022, Amazon Web Services showcased purpose-built solutions for media and entertainment (M&E) as well as technology-forward topics in its dedicated theater. Now, you can see many of these demonstrations and presentations on demand, which highlight the transformative power of the cloud across five solution areas for M&E: content production; media supply […]

Automating VOD sources for AWS Elemental MediaTailor

AWS Elemental MediaTailor Channel Assembly makes it fast, easy, and cost-effective to build schedule-based streaming channels. For customers who have existing libraries of video content, it is more efficient to bulk add that content into MediaTailor so it can be incorporated into your channel’s schedule. In this post, I discuss how to use AWS Step […]

Gamestar+ is revolutionizing game night using AWS-powered solutions from IMT

For the leaders at Gamestar+, game night is more than a leisure activity—it’s an avenue to improved social collaboration. “Games have the power to magically transform even the most awkward dinner parties into really fun events,” says Todd Young, cofounder and chief operating officer of Gamestar+. “They really have an intrinsic value to facilitate meaningful […]

Part 2: Contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live OTT events

This is the second in a series of blog posts about contextualized viewer engagement and monetization for live over-the-top (OTT) events. This post describes in technical terms how to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to drive contextualization and deeper viewer engagement for live event streams. Click here to read the first post in the series. […]

AWS Partners demonstrate the transformative power of the cloud at 2022 NAB Show

The 2022 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas featured a variety of new technologies for media and entertainment built on Amazon Web Services (AWS). For example, AWS Partners demonstrated the transformative power of the cloud for content production, media supply chain and archive, broadcast, direct-to-consumer and streaming, and data science and analytics […]

RushTix inspires nonstop laughter with Amazon IVS

Virtual comedy platform uses scalable, low-latency live stream technology Serious about comedy since its formation in 2015, RushTix transformed its in-person show ticketing hub into a robust virtual comedy streaming platform used by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Jeff Dunham, John Cleese, and more as the pandemic shuttered comedy venues worldwide. Initially a […]

In this diagram, two types of feeds are processed. First, the live RTMP feed from the game court is processed by the media pipeline using AWS Elemental MediaLive and MediaConvert services to create video clips. Second, Hawk-Eye and statistical feeds are pushed into Amazon Kinesis streams. Lambda processes these events and stores them in Aurora Serverless Postgres database.

How Infosys reimagines the game of tennis using AWS

This post has been co-authored by Rohit Agnihotri, Chief Architect of Infosys Tennis Platform, and Satheesh Kumar, Principal Solutions Architect at AWS Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and has developed innovative solutions to engage stakeholders in the sports ecosystem. Infosys is the official digital innovation partner for major tennis events like the […]

Transforming live fitness with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Authored by Jan Peiniger, creator of fitlive. 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. Pandemic era lockdowns caused entire industries to seek alternative approaches to in-person interactions, a shift that affected businesses worldwide, including fitness. Many […]

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“What was that?” Increasing subtitle accuracy for live broadcasts using Amazon Transcribe

Including accurate subtitles for your live content is crucial for an improved viewer experience and to meet accessibility requirements. While most transcriptions for live broadcast are still generated by human stenographers, these processes scale poorly and can be expensive. Amazon Transcribe, which automatically converts speech to text, is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that […]