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Tag: direct-to-consumer

Localized news and sports using Amazon Location Service

As mobile experiences evolve, Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to innovate by launching services that facilitate near-real-time, personalized, and interactive features for customers. Now broadcasters and publishers have a new solution to engage viewers and fans through compelling location-aware experiences that enrich mobile content. With the launch of Amazon Location Service, location functionality can be […]

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GEVME Live enables memorable interactive events on AWS

In 2015 GlobalSign.in, an event technology company, developed GEVME, a technology platform providing end-to-end solutions for managing virtual, face-to-face, or hybrid meetings and conferences. With in-person meetings and conferences canceled in 2020, the company wanted to build on its existing platform to offer fully customizable digital venues with a focus on immersive and engaging experiences. […]

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discovery+ uses Amazon Personalize to combat decision fatigue

Discovery, Inc., a multinational mass media company, has a colossal library available to stream. So much so, that customers encountered “decision fatigue”. The company found that too many choices can become overwhelming, and can take away from the viewer experience. Discovery, Inc. responded to this challenge by building discovery+, a streaming service using Amazon Personalize. […]

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AWS Elemental Live SRT outputs configuration and workflows

Introduction AWS Elemental Live version 2.21 introduced support for ingesting transport stream (TS) inputs using SRT. Now, version 2.22 supports delivering TS outputs using SRT. The SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocol is an open-source transport technology optimized for live audio/video streaming. SRT enables secure and reliable transport of content across unpredictable, noisy networks, such as […]

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Case Study: Radio Television Brunei launches RTBGo in two months with IPSB 

Radio Television Brunei (RTB) delivers content through streaming and on-demand video, podcasts, radio networks, and satellite television channels. RTB wanted to launch a new streaming internet platform, RTBGo, to broadcast television and radio programs, as well as on-demand entertainment and education videos and podcasts. Working with IPSB, an AWS Select Technology Partner and an AWS Public Sector […]

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Case Study: Kiswe sets world record for the largest live streaming ticketed concert with AWS

Kiswe delivers ticketed digital experiences for live concerts and sporting events to global audiences. As a startup, Kiswe wanted to provide content rights owners with a turnkey event solution that delivers interactive live streamed experiences to their audiences, built with reliability, security, low latency, and elasticity to scale from small private events to the largest […]

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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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How Amazon IVS is helping build new online communities

Authored by Stu Grubbs, CEO & Co-founder of Lightstream. 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.     With in-person gatherings limited, people are finding comfort and connection through live video online. Making livestreaming more approachable […]

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AWS for Media & Entertainment – Helping customers reinvent the industry with purpose-built services, solutions, and partners

Media and entertainment customers face industry-wide transformation, with companies reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. Industry leaders such as Netflix, FORMULA 1, Discovery, and Disney use the cloud to pioneer new ways to entertain—launching new streaming services, expanding their content catalogs, […]

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Edge caching on AWS Wavelength

Edge caching and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are a critical part of both over-the-top (OTT) and over-the-air (OTA) distribution. They make geographical delivery possible by staging data closer to the user device, while reducing strain on origin servers and long-haul networks. This gives thousands of users efficient access to content with reduced response time in […]

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