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Stream tennis matches through AWS Elemental MediaLive and generate real-time replays with Amazon Rekognition

UPDATE: A new open source solution called Media Replay Engine (MRE) was released to the public that provides a scalable plugin-based framework designed to process live video sources and generate clips and highlights that support several linear and digital channel use cases. You can find it here: https://github.com/awslabs/aws-media-replay-engine. Broadcasters are increasingly looking to the cloud […]

ITV moves delivery of simulcast channels into the cloud to accelerate innovation

With a wealth of programming accessible at the push of a button, the average consumer is viewing more content than ever, whether binge watching the latest BritBox series, keeping up with the local news, or catching up on their favourite program. Coupled with rising audience expectations for more reliable viewing experiences, this unprecedented demand for […]

How iconik’s media management hub and AI accelerate remote collaboration

Authored by Parham Azimi, CEO at iconik. 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.   Video is no longer just for the media and entertainment industry. Today, prominent businesses in every vertical are becoming “media companies” […]

Maximize the potential of AI for media workflows with Accurate.Video from Codemill

Authored by Neil Anderson, Project Consultant at Codemill. 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.   Over the last year, consumer demand for video content has exploded. According to Research and Markets, the global video streaming […]

Discovery, Inc. is serving up content for the consumer with Food Network Kitchen

Today, Discovery Inc. is bringing some much-needed culinary camaraderie into kitchens around the world through Food Network Kitchen. The subscription-based app offers home-bound foodies the chance to cook alongside celebrity chefs. Food Network Kitchen offers a hands-free cooking experience via Amazon’s voice technology and access to a large selection of live and on-demand cooking classes, […]

NBCUniversal International’s reality on-demand OTT platform hayu adds personalization and data analysis with AWS

Thanks to hayu – a unique multichannel OTT video service that’s dedicated to reality TV programming – international viewers have access to new episodes of their favorite programs on the same day as their US broadcast. First launched in the UK, Ireland, and Australia in 2016, the hayu service is now available in 27 countries […]

Automate broadcast video monitoring using machine learning on AWS  

Monitoring service providers for broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) livestreams perform a large number of quality checks. These range from low-level signal errors to high-level issues like content errors. Traditional live media analyzer software focus on quality checks at the signal level, such as the ETSI TR 101 290 Priority 1 and 2 checks. Higher-level quality checks, such as […]

Successful innovation for ESSENCE as Starchive and AWS help deliver the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

This post is co-authored by Jack Wenzinger, AWS M&E Partner SA, Ken Shek, Sr. ML Specialist SA, and Richard Averitt, CEO of Starchive. 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. ESSENCE Communications is a media, technology, […]

[Updated 3/15/2021] Inserting ad breaks into video content using Amazon Rekognition, AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Customers are often overwhelmed with the amount of undifferentiated heavy-lifting involved in preparing their media for monetization and streaming. The traditional ad insertion process is repetitive, error-prone, and time-consuming, and ads are inserted in a non-intrusive way so that the attention of the audience is not disturbed when presented with ad content. A cloud-based monetization […]

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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.