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Category: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

TBS develops live broadcast-ready remote appearance tool on Amazon Chime SDK in three months

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc. (TBS) offers a wide range of services including TV broadcasting, video distribution, film production, and cultural projects. When the pandemic effectively halted in-person studio appearances and guests had to be remotely incorporated into live programs, the company sought an alternative to pre-existing video conferencing solutions, which couldn’t meet its high-quality broadcasting […]

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Case Study: Magnetic Asia keeps entertainment alive with live streaming services on AWS

Magnetic Asia is a Hong Kong-based events management and production company offering end-to-end services. When the pandemic struck in 2020, Magnetic Asia expanded its business to build live streaming events platform Total Streaming and complementary virtual ticketing solution Total Ticketing. Initially, Magnetic Asia’s engineers spun up instances from scratch using virtual machines on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon […]

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Case Study: Panasonic Avionics uses Amazon GuardDuty and AWS Security Hub for security and compliance

Panasonic Avionics is a leading supplier of in-flight entertainment and communications solutions for airlines. As demand increased for digitized solutions, the company faced a major obstacle: it wasn’t in the cloud. In need of a digital transformation that would allow Panasonic Avionics to securely migrate all its sensitive data to the cloud, the company approached AWS […]

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Alt text: New checksum options include SHA-256, SHA-1, CRC32 and CRC32C

Building scalable checksums

Customers in the media and entertainment industry interact with digital assets in various formats. Common assets include digital camera negatives, film scans, post-production renders, and more, all of which are business-critical. As assets move from one step to the next in a workflow, customers want to make sure the files are not altered by network […]

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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, […]

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Media movement for content production workloads

Authored by Greg Holick, Vice President of Product at Cloudsoda.io. 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. The media and entertainment content production process is highly orchestrated. It encompasses establishing the creative vision, scouting shoot locations, […]

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A view of the Aggregated AI/ML detections on the Media2Cloud Stats page.

Media intelligence just got smarter with Media2Cloud 3.0

We are happy to announce the official release of Media2Cloud 3.0. This release helps AWS customers simplify and expedite their media migration workflow into AWS. It provides a framework to implement artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to create frame-level descriptive metadata about content. This new version of Media2Cloud still includes the features that customers have […]

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Part 2: SCTE 35 signal conditioning in AWS Elemental Live

This is the second post in a two-part series. Read the first post here. It is quite common for AWS Elemental Live, which lets users encode live video on premises for events and 24/7 streams, to be used to deliver live streams into Amazon Web Services (AWS) for over-the-top (OTT) workflows and to distribute a […]

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Architecture diagram with live and on-demand workflows feeding into Amazon CloudFront

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront for streaming video

Migrating Microsoft Smooth Streaming to Amazon CloudFront—a content delivery network (CDN) service built for high performance, security, and developer convenience—for video on demand (VOD) and live streaming is a conversation that we have had with many of our customers. During the past few years, several CDN providers have begun to remove support for Smooth Streaming. […]

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How Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval can simplify your content library supply chain

Media organizations around the world use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to store extensive content libraries because it allows them to scale resources to meet fluctuating needs and optimize storage cost. At re:Invent 2021, AWS launched the Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval archive storage class that delivers the lowest cost storage for long-lived, rarely […]

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