AWS Media Blog

Category: Messaging

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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The evolution of broadcast cloud playout

This post is co-authored by Martin Whittaker – Technical Product Director, Evertz, Aekta Joshi – Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Architect – AWS ProServe M&E, and Mark Stephens, Partner 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 […]

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Amazon Transcribe and email integration

Amazon Transcribe makes it easy for developers to add speech to text capabilities (also known as ASR) to their applications. Audio data is virtually impossible for computers to search and analyze. Therefore, recorded speech needs to be converted to text before it can be used by business intelligence applications. This post shows how an audio […]

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Cloud-optimized channel origination with Imagine Communications’ Versio playout solution

Authored by Joe Ashba, Senior Solutions Architect, Imagine Communications.  Using AWS building blocks to create a linear playout solution for the cloud As media companies explore new opportunities afforded to them by cloud technologies, they recognize the potential for tapping these resources creatively to strengthen and diversify their broadcast portfolio. Channel origination is the most […]

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Providing remote learning for millions of Israel students through live stream

With students around the world now learning from home due to COVID-19, governments and educators are using technology to provide remote learning experiences. In Israel, the Ministry of Education collaborated with education technology (EdTech) companies and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide continuity of learning for 1.8 million students. Together, AWS, the Israel Center for […]

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Addressing the needs of media customers during unprecedented times

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, IT and communications leaders of commercial businesses, government agencies, schools, and religious organizations around the world are working quickly to keep the lines of communication open. The ability to quickly set up streaming platforms and to scale video infrastructures in the cloud helps government agencies keep first-line responders informed and […]

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Introducing Media2Cloud: A serverless framework for media archive ingest to the cloud

The launch of our new Media2Cloud solution is an example of how serverless can reinvent ingest workflows and simplify the process of placing video content under management in AWS, and more importantly, back in the control of the content owner. The following document outlines the issues with managing large scale video content on-premise and how […]

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How-to: Capturing and amplifying user engagement through real-time sentiment analysis

Often times in the evening, I come across a random television commercial that has nothing to do with my interests and it totally missed the mark. Several weeks back, I began thinking, what if there was a way for advertisers to be able to dynamically adjust content based on how I was feeling? What if […]

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New case study: National Geographic speeds innovation with serverless computing on AWS

In this case study, learn how National Geographic leveraged AWS serverless and machine learning services to build the mobile-native National Geographic App, a searchable portal to the company’s multimedia content catalog going back over 130 years. “We have 130 years of valuable content that is relevant and useful today, but only if it’s accessible and […]

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Fox Digital Media Archive & Fox Media Services: Leveraging innovation in AWS to capitalize on an evolving media landscape

Guest post by Al Rundle (21st Century Fox, V.P. Media Applications & Engineering) and Jaime Valenzuela (21st Century Fox, Director of Software Development) Introduction: At 83 years, 20th Century Fox is one of the oldest movie and television studios.  With those 83 years comes a long history of leading and participating in Media and Entertainment […]

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