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Managing content delivery across multiple AWS Elemental MediaPackage origins

Traditional video on demand (VOD) workflows are often complex, with requirements to manage multiple content versions, packaging configurations and digital rights management (DRM) needs. These requirements often lead to complex transcoding pipelines, duplication of assets, and inflexible distribution configurations. Companies are starting to look to modernize their VOD workflows to increase agility, cost savings, and flexibility. […]

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

Broadcasters are increasingly looking to the cloud to reduce operating costs through automation. For example, a live sports event needs to be summarized for replay at a later time. This is traditionally done manually by an editor who watches the whole event and flags the beginning (mark in) and ending (mark out) timestamps of noteworthy […]

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VidDay taps AWS to deliver out-of-this world video greeting

There’s no better pick-me-up than connecting with a loved one or friend, but in the last year in-person celebrations have proven unsafe amidst the global pandemic. Fortunately, video technology startups like VidDay have envisioned socially distant ways for people to connect, celebrate special occasions and send well wishes. In the last year, VidDay has seen […]

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Case Study: Handling one million concurrent players with ease on AWS

Noor is the maker of Hadi, Turkey’s first live trivia mobile app that hosts live 15-minute trivia games multiple times per day. With as many as 400,000 game requests coming in at the same time, Noor needed more scalability than its current on-premises data center could offer. In 2020, Noor performed a lift and shift […]

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Insys Video Technologies builds a flexible VOD solution on AWS for TR Warszawa

Authored by Seweryn Biegański, Presales Engineer. 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.   When restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic put in-person theatrical performances on hold, Polish performing arts theater TR Warszawa was determined to […]

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Foundation for Hungarian Theaters brings the stage to your home with AWS

The mission of the Foundation for Hungarian Theaters is to preserve, perpetuate, and develop the Hungarian theatrical and concert culture and tradition. The Foundation supports preservation of the artistic values of theaters and concerts. In 2020 they launched the eTheater platform for major Hungarian theaters and concert halls. With the creation of eTheater, the Foundation […]

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Introducing the AWS Media Asset Preparation System

AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS) UI The AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS) deployment on AWS GitHub Samples facilitates the preparation and movement of media assets across AWS storage mediums such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon FSx. Anyone involved in preparing content for media production workflows can upload and download […]

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Insys keeps the arts alive with Play Kraków

Authored Norbert Kaczmarek, Key Account Manager at Insys Video Technologies. 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 past year, cultural event and festival organizers across the world have had to cancel the majority […]

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Identifying opportunities to place overlay advertisements in video content

Overlay advertisements (also called banner advertisements) are often used during a broadcast to promote related or upcoming shows, or for general third-party advertisements. They are typically displayed in the lower third of the screen (overlapping the broadcast video), and disappear after a few seconds. Although these can be effective tools for building awareness about new […]

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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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