AWS Media Blog

Tag: Media & Entertainment

Use machine learning to filter user-generated content and protect your brand

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) helps speed up many operations that were unthinkable until some time ago. In many cases, it is necessary to understand the content of your image archive or the dialogue in an audio or video file to intercept content deemed harmful, dangerous, or out of place for a given situation […]

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 […]

AWS Elemental Live introduces JPEG XS for low-latency, visually lossless contribution to the cloud

An introduction to JPEG XS As video consumption increases and content providers move toward higher quality content, bandwidth capacity becomes ever more important. Broadcasters transitioning from traditional serial digital interface (SDI) infrastructure to internet protocol (IP) technology for uncompressed video transport within the broadcast facility follow Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) standards […]

Register now: Amazon SageMaker for media and entertainment Tech Talk

Media and entertainment (M&E) companies use machine learning (ML) to create personalized content recommendations and improve content engagement. From video and music streaming to internet advertising and sports, Amazon SageMaker helps customers make smarter content investments, better monetize content libraries, and delight users with personalized experiences. Join speaker Amir Imani, AI/ML Specialist Solutions Architect, to […]

Discovery, Inc. is serving up content for the consumer with Food Network Kitchen

Today, Discovery Inc. is bringing some much-needed culinary camaraderie into kitchens around the world through Food Network Kitchen. The subscription-based app offers home-bound foodies the chance to cook alongside celebrity chefs. Food Network Kitchen offers a hands-free cooking experience via Amazon’s voice technology and access to a large selection of live and on-demand cooking classes, […]

Part 2 – anatomy of a live streaming AWS CloudFormation template

In an earlier blog, we shared an AWS CloudFormation template that automated the deployment of a simple live streaming workflow using AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaStore. We took apart the template and analyzed the various sections of the template including the defined MediaLive and MediaStore resources. Since the blog’s publication, AWS Elemental MediaPackage […]

How to: Build an engaging feed app with React and Amazon IVS

Introduction While live video streaming has become the new standard for engaging content, it is often difficult for developers with no video expertise to get started. Managing live video ingestion, processing, packaging, delivery and playback with a good user experience is a daunting task. Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is designed to take care […]

[Updated 1/4] re:Invent Week 2: M&E-focused sessions on-demand

The following is a small sample of the sessions that happened during week 2 of re:Invent 2020 we think M&E Attendees will appreciate. Click the links provided under the session details to watch on-demand. To see what’s coming in the next weeks and get more details on re:Invent, check out the Media & Entertainment attendee […]

re:Invent releases and launches for M&E workloads

With more than 30 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent 2020, the following is a tailored list of those most relevant for media workloads. Watch the full Andy Jassy Keynote here for even more announcements and information. Making media workloads faster and smarter AWS Proton AWS Proton is the first […]