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Analyze content using AWS Elemental MediaLive thumbnails with Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently launched a Thumbnail Image Preview feature as part of the AWS Elemental MediaLive service. This new feature not only provides a mechanism for quality control of live content, but also enables integration with media analysis services, like Amazon Rekognition, to automate content review and validate workflows. MediaLive automatically generates thumbnails […]

Unlocking cloud-based quality of experience (QoE) management with TAG and AWS

This blog was co-authored by Paul Schiller, Product Marketing Manager, and Golan Simani, Director, Cloud & Tech Operations, TAG. In the rapidly evolving world of broadcast, the bar for quality is set higher than ever. Viewers, armed with an expanding choice of content and platforms, demand consistent and superior experiences. Within this context, the value […]

Ticketmaster optimizes add-on offers for fans with a unified, serverless data stream powered by AWS

For avid enthusiasts, seeing their favorite team, performer, or celebrity in person is the ultimate thrill. The journey to these experiences almost always begins with an online ticket purchase, and this is where Ticketmaster, the global ticket marketplace, delivers on its mission of creating seamless, personalized experiences that connect fans with the events and services […]

Monitor video content and encoding quality with Media Metrics in AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction When designing and operating video-on-demand workflows at scale, customers require rich metric data to gain insight into the performance of their transcoding pipelines. AWS Elemental MediaConvert is natively integrated with Amazon CloudWatch and Amazon EventBridge, providing customers with the necessary tools to create actionable and observable systems on Amazon Web Services (AWS). MediaConvert now […]

Hockey players on ice engaging with the goalie.

Opportunity Analysis gives new insight into the quality of a shot

This brand new analytic, part of National Hockey League (NHL) EDGE IQ powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), uses a novel machine learning (ML) model that analyzes millions of historical and real-time data points to show fans how difficult a shot was at the moment of release, calculated just seconds after the play.  Imagine you’re […]

Automatic media ingest and quality control with Telestream and Ateliere on AWS

Automation in media workflows is increasingly important as more file-based media workloads move into the cloud. AWS collaborated with Telestream and Ateliere Creative Technologies to create an automatic media ingest and quality control (QC) demo, which was showcased at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in September, 2022. AWS participates each year at IBC to showcase the […]

Live content moderation using machine learning

Managing live channels requires humans to monitor streams for unexpected content. It is particularly important to detect harmful content quickly and take appropriate measures for moderation. This guide describes the steps you can take to implement an automatic solution to extract, store, analyze, and sort images from your live channel using cloud services from Amazon […]

Democratize documentation summarization with Hugging Face on Amazon SageMaker

Introduction As the media and entertainment (M&E) industry evolves, companies within the space are finding more opportunities to use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to deliver a better customer experience. Customer acquisition, retention, and engagement are key areas where AI/ML technologies are poised to deliver significant value. With increasingly complex content consumption patterns, […]

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 […]

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 […]