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ASU engages students with Amazon IVS

  From embracing and advancing sustainability initiatives to collaborating with NASA and incubating start-ups, Arizona State University (ASU) has established an expansive legacy that ripples across industries. Ranked the most innovative university by U.S. News & World Report for six consecutive years, ASU has earned its reputation as a multidisciplinary leader, in part, due to […]

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Blackboard streamlines virtual instruction with new LTI tool built on Amazon IVS

2020 has turned out to be a landmark year for education, as K-12 and higher education administrators, staff, students, and caregivers quickly pivoted to distance learning amidst a global pandemic. Behind the scenes, technology developers like Blackboard and AWS have been working to make the transition smoother, creating solutions aimed at helping educators deliver more […]

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Building a live streaming app for all-hands meetings and more on ScreenCloud with Amazon IVS

Authored by Krishna Acondy, senior engineer at ScreenCloud. 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.   As the world moves towards a more remote way of working, our customers are looking for new ways to help the […]

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Amazon Chime Collaborative Live Events

Collaborative live events blend real-time engagement with broadcast video reach

As people and communities around the world continue to adapt to remote work and distance learning, amid evolving public health requirements, businesses, nonprofits, and public officials are working to find ways to better engage with stakeholders. Many organizations are turning to online communications to connect with customers, employees, constituents, and others. However, building a stable, […]

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See the agenda: AWS Insights Online Conference

Join us May 28 and June 2 for a deep dive on the latest innovations in media technology with AWS customers, partners, and media experts. The conference agenda is now live, featuring four educational tracks spanning the M&E supply chain. Sign up to see breakthrough workflows and hear perspectives from industry leaders in 14 half-hour […]

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Global media industry responds quickly to help others impacted by COVID

For media companies, COVID19 is a story that touches every part of life around the world as broadcast and digital news teams provide round-the-clock coverage to deliver vital information to the public. Even as they contend with their own COVID-related challenges – such as cancelled advertisements, suspended content production, and postponed show and sports seasons […]

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Jordan develops e-learning platform for 2 million students with AWS

Earlier this year, as schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Jordan wanted to quickly help students across the country reconnect with their teachers and classmates and resume their education. Through a multi-faceted collaboration led by Mawdoo3.com, the largest Arabic-language platform in the world, the Darsak.gov.jo e-learning platform was built in just […]

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Providing remote learning for millions of Israel students through live stream

With students around the world now learning from home due to COVID-19, governments and educators are using technology to provide remote learning experiences. In Israel, the Ministry of Education collaborated with education technology (EdTech) companies and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide continuity of learning for 1.8 million students. Together, AWS, the Israel Center for […]

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Connecting VLC media player using RTP to AWS Media Services in the cloud

In this final installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source must be […]

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Connecting FFmpeg using RTMP to AWS Media Services in the cloud

In this fourth installment of a five-part blog series, you are learning how to configure and connect various encoders to AWS Media Services. AWS Media Services enable you to deliver highly scalable over-the-top (OTT) video experiences to customers. In order to stream a live channel or event, video signals from a camera or other source […]

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