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Category: Media Services

Insys creates virtual cinema for arthouse association

Insys creates virtual cinema for arthouse association

Poland’s arthouse cinemas were facing an unprecedented challenge, unable to welcome visitors and at risk of losing their entire income stream. Not to be deterred, the Arthouse Cinemas Association, tasked with representing the interests of 230 traditional private and local cinemas across the country, looked to video-on-demand (VOD) to keep those cinemas going and fans […]

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Introducing the AWS Content Analysis Solution

The AWS Content Analysis solution is a fully automated content-based video search engine. It quantifies video content using AI services from AWS for computer vision and speech analysis, then catalogs videos so users can browse video collections according to specified search criteria. This solution provides automation that can dramatically reduce the human involvement needed to catalog video archives for search.

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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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Live video production using vMix on Amazon EC2

Live video is a popular and effective mechanism for businesses to stay in contact with their customers and stakeholders. As business constraints continue to evolve and content producers are challenged to produce live content outside the studio, including from their own home, live video production solutions from AWS can help businesses across industries adapt quickly. […]

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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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Setting up for streaming with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is a managed, live-video streaming service. In this post we show you how to: Set up live streaming on your PC with OBS Studio. Set up live streaming on your cell phone with Streamlabs. Prerequisites Before you begin setting up your stream, follow the steps in Getting Started with Amazon […]

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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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4K 4Charity PDX Virtual Run benefits RAHS, KairosPDX, and UNICEF

Registration is open for the 4K 4Charity virtual run in Portland, Oregon

Annual event provides much-needed support for local nonprofit organizations focused on increased diversity and inclusion This year may have us at a physical distance, but it is also connecting us in ways we could have never imagined. It has shown that we are resilient and innovative and able to accomplish amazing things when we come […]

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How to use Amazon Rekognition video for product placement in video

How to use Amazon Rekognition Video for product placement in video

Product placement in video is not a new concept. In fact, the first occurrence is in 1927 when the first movie to win a Best Picture Oscar (Wings) has a scene where a chocolate bar is eaten, followed by a long close-up of the chocolate’s logo. Imagine if viewers in 1927 could right there and […]

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Monitoring AWS Media Services using Amazon CloudWatch Events

The Media Services Application Mapper (MSAM) tool was created to help video streaming operators monitor their live channels. The tool provides a web interface that visualizes the components of live video workflows, including logical connections between AWS Media Services and other services from AWS. MSAM can be configured to show error messages, alerts, and alarms […]

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