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Tag: Customer Stories

In the news: Hotstar sets new global record for live viewership

Indian streaming giant Hotstar broke the global record for simultaneous streaming viewers this past weekend with 18.6 million users watching the finals of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament. Read TechCrunch’s coverage here. To learn more about AWS services used for Hotstar’s streaming architecture, check out: Saving Millions : Leveraging EC2 Spots at Scale by Gaurav […]

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In the news: Boston Celtics migrate to AWS with mission

Recognizing that a growing technology footprint built on physical on-prem servers would lead to future management challenges – and seeking to simplify access for a disperse userbase of coaches and other personnel that needed data quickly – the Boston Celtics sought cloud services specialists to drive a substantial cloud transformation. They enlisted Mission to lead […]

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Frankly, cloud is the future

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 09. Before being acquired by Frankly, WorldNow had been in the digital solutions business for broadcasters since 1999. The company provided a digital publishing platform, which included CMS and multimedia functions with a front end that delivered to a variety of platforms including iOS, Android, Apple TV, […]

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J-Stream: On par with SSAI

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 09. For live streams of this summer’s 2018 RIZAP KBC Augusta Golf Tournament hosted in Fukuoka, Japan, KBC Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting partnered with Japanese video streaming and distribution leader J-Stream for dynamic server-side ad insertion (SSAI) services for sponsored content. Server side video ad insertion (SSAI) is […]

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Case study: Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and surge streaming

In 2016, KBS experienced traffic overflow that could not be handled every time a popular event occurred, like the earthquake in Gyeongju, the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and the big-hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Although IT resources were acquired and managed during each of these events, KBS needed an infrastructure that could flexibly scale […]

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Extracting value from video archives using AI: Videofashion case study

For M&E companies with large content archives, the principal challenge is surfacing the most relevant content for use by producers or licensors. Taking it further, some customers such as sports leagues (that have access to decades’ worth of content) want to make their content archives available to their fanbase via an API so that the […]

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This is my architecture: Advertising analytics at scale for live events featuring Amazon Prime Video

In this episode of This Is My Architecture, Prime Video shows how they provide customized advertising at scale, and provides reporting/analytics on ad delivery. You’ll learn how Amazon Prime Video handles advertising for Thursday Night Football and other live events, providing analytics on ad delivery using AWS Elemental MediaTailor, AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, […]

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Friend MTS: Detecting the pirates

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. “We would describe ourselves as a content protection specialist,” says Simon Hanna, Partnerships Director at Friend MTS. “We’ specifically target the anti-piracy space. DRM and conditional access will protect the delivery of content to the end device, but our business is to do something about it […]

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Ravensbourne: Live streaming shakespeare

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 08. An industry-focused university dedicated to preparing its students for careers in digital media and design, London’s Ravensbourne University offers courses that provide experience in using modern broadcast technology in real-world video production scenarios. “Ravensbourne University’s broadcast students have worked alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) education […]

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Gogo TV takes in-flight entertainment experiences to new heights with AWS

Leading in-flight broadband internet provider Gogo recently committed to moving its entire infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS), going all-in on the world’s leading cloud. Gogo is improving in-flight internet and entertainment experiences for millions of passengers around the world, leveraging a range of AWS services, including analytics, serverless, database, and storage. AWS services help […]

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