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Streaming Media readers choose AWS

This year, the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards engaged more than 2,700 voters who cast nearly 28,000 votes in 28 categories covering a variety of technologies, from analytics to webcasting and everything in between. Among the winners announced on November 20 at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles were five AWS products and services that […]

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Meet the key players in the live streaming game

Like any armchair coach will tell you, getting ready for the next big game requires preparation. Athletes watch films of recent games to see what went right—and what went wrong. They examine their upcoming opponents’ strengths and weaknesses to anticipate what’s coming. They strategize based on what-if scenarios. You can take a similar approach with […]

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New this Is my architecture: Media analysis solution

Join us to discuss a turn-key solution created by AWS for Media Analysis. The Media Analysis Solution uses advanced ML services such as Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Rekognition and others to understand and interpret what is happening in a video clip. The analysis of this content then leads to a set of time-coded meta […]

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Insys cloud video recorder: Launch a cloud-based DVR service on AWS

Authored by Piotr Czekała, Co-Founder and CTO of 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. Governments, public agencies, educational institutions, and other non-media organizations have a need to stream live events and record […]

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Graham Media Group taps AWS Media services to build powerful media solutions for reporters and elevate the live stream experience

Reaching modern audiences with compelling, informative content can be challenging in the digital era, but Graham Media Group (GMG), a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, has managed to break through the noise by innovating the way its local stations deliver news coverage. As part of the company’s VIDEO 2020 total video transformation project, which aims […]

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FAQs about live streaming on AWS: How much does live streaming cost on AWS?

How Much Does Live Streaming Cost on AWS? Update This blog post has been updated since it was first published on August 8, 2018. Effective May 17th, 2019, AWS Elemental MediaPackage announced a significant reduction in pricing for live channel ingest, and origination and packaging. All of the costs below have been revised based on […]

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Sky: Something new at the royal wedding

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 07. Audiences love a love story, especially one that ends in a wedding. A year ago, in May 2018, one young couple’s nuptials became the UK’s biggest media event. The excitement around the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle extended well beyond the UK – almost […]

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Using speech-to-text for media captioning and metadata generation

Guest post by Mark Stephens (Partner Solutions Architect, AWS Partner Program), James Varndell (Product Manager, IPV), and Rebecca Lindley (Product Marketing Associate, IPV). In our last guest post, we discussed how IPV Curator works with AWS to transform workflows and boost productivity by solving common problems in the content production industry. This time we’ll be focussing on […]

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eBook | Accelerate your media workflows using AWS solutions

Today’s media and entertainment (M&E) audiences want to access content anywhere at any time. They want choice regarding the format and on what device they consume media. And they expect personalization—to see only the content and advertisements that are most relevant to them. This eBook examines the one-click deployment solutions available from Amazon Web Services […]

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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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