AWS Media Blog

Tag: Media & Entertainment

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Case Study: Joyn Builds Groundbreaking Streaming Video Platform on AWS

As Germany’s first free streaming video service to combine live TV with on-demand content and exclusive programming, Joyn requires a flexible, scalable media infrastructure to support growing viewership and ongoing advancements in its offering. A new case study explains how Joyn built its pioneering service on an innovative serverless architecture with cloud-based tools, including AWS Elemental […]

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Thinking Outside the Office: Nature’s Catalyst for Innovation

Authored by Andy Shenkler, Chief Product & Technology Officer, Deluxe. 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. Illustration by Cecilia Betsill.  On March 11, 2011, a 9.1-magnitude undersea earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan at 2:46 p.m. […]

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FOX Uses AWS to Score with Digital Audiences for Super Bowl LIV

The come-from-behind victory by the Kansas City Chiefs over the San Francisco 49ers in early February attracted an audience of 102 million viewers in the United States – including the largest ever streaming audience with 3.4 million viewers across a range of connected devices. This represented an increase of approximately 23 percent in online and […]

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AWS Media Spotlight Labs and Workshops at NAB Show 2020 [Updated 3/12/2020]

Due to the NAB Show 2020 cancellation, Amazon Web Services will host two online events in the coming weeks to showcase our planned content for the exhibition: NAB News & Updates Online Event – On April 20, AWS will host an online event to spotlight updates planned for the NAB Show. AWS M&E Online Conference – On May […]

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The Evolution of the Television Live Event Ecosystem and How AWS and TAGVS are Shaping the Future – Part 1

This blog was co-authored by Kevin Joyce (TAG Video Systems), Peter Wharton (Happy Robots), Michael Proulx (Retired CTO), and Mark Stephens (Amazon Web Services). This blog is the first of a two-part series in which we walk through the linear television live event ecosystem and how it is evolving through the use of cloud. In part […]

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AWS at the 2020 NAB Show [Updated 3/12/2020]

Due to the NAB Show 2020 cancellation, Amazon Web Services will host two online events in the coming weeks to showcase our planned content for the exhibition: NAB News & Updates Online Event – On April 20, AWS will host an online event to spotlight updates planned for the NAB Show. AWS M&E Online Conference – On May […]

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Double Down With New 8K Course During the 4K 4Charity Fun Run at the NAB Show

With mounting anticipation around 8K Ultra High Definition (UHD) production and distribution for one of the world’s biggest sporting events this summer, 4K 4Charity organizers decided that there couldn’t be a better time to upscale NAB Show’s annual running and walking event with its own 8K option. The 4K 4Charity kicks off at 7:00 a.m. […]

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Second Spectrum Chooses AWS for Cloud, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Media Services

Second Spectrum, the Official Optical Tracking and Analytics Provider of sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the English Premier League, has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) provider. Second Spectrum has also selected AWS media services to help deliver new kinds of live game-watching […]

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2020 Resolution: Add User-Generated Content to Your Applications

Many AWS customers have started to allow user-generated content (UGC) within their applications to enhance users’ ability to connect with each other and express themselves individually. This video content usually takes the form of short “stories” (less than one minute) told in a personal way, and showcasing things like products, clothing, or real estate. Allowing […]

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