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In the News: AWS Powers Real-time Statistics for Guinness Six Nations

The Guinness Six Nations Championship is among the oldest surviving rugby traditions and is one of the best-attended sporting events in the world. To offer rugby fans deeper insight into match action than ever before, Six Nations and AWS introduced five new, real-time statistics for the 2020 Championship tournament kicking off on February 1. The […]

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Screenshot of video broadcast from Harvest Ministry depicting a large audience enjoying a religious service.

Exploring Video Workflows for the Modern Religious Organization

Video has become an expected commodity in modern consumer culture. Tech-savvy shoppers, sports fans, binge-watchers, and ambitious DIYers alike head online to watch product reviews and companion content, catch up on series programming, or view instructional content. Given the growing prevalence of online video, religious organizations are turning to streaming content as a way to […]

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Top 10 Things to Consider When Migrating Your VOD Library to AWS

There are lots of things to consider when moving your VOD (Video On-Demand) content library to a new provider like Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this post, we cover the top things to keep in mind when migrating media files to AWS. 1. Should I migrate my currently encoded files or should I re-encode my […]

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Serverless Fixity for Digital Preservation Compliance

When The Digital Dilemma was published in 2007, Amazon had just started Amazon Web Services with the release of its AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the cloud. The industry was struggling with the short lifespan of digital tape formats, affordable disaster recovery, and technology refresh standards. Since that time, AWS has established itself as […]

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Fuji Television realizes ultra-low latency video delivery of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup

Originally published on the AWS Japan Blog. Ultra-low latency distribution will bring a major change to internet video delivery for multiscreen devices and an improved user experience for user-generated content,” says Mr. Ito, Deputy General Manager, Technology Development Department, Fuji Television Engineering Bureau. “For the 2019 FIVB Volleyball World Cup (FIVB2019), we set up an […]

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The Cloud Media Supply Chain Technology and Engineering Emmy Award® Goes To…

… Discovery and FOX NE&O (Walt Disney Television), along with AWS and AWS partners SDVI Corporation and Evertz Technologies! With the 2020 awards season in full swing, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today released the much-anticipated list of Technology and Engineering Emmy Award recipients. Among those receiving the 71st Technology and […]

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Monetizing VOD Assets Using Ad Marker Insertion

AWS Elemental MediaConvert lets you specify ad insertion points in your outputs. This capability is incredibly useful if your input video doesn’t contain ad markers (SCTE-35 markers) but you still need to monetize (or even black out) your content. A tutorial is available (as part of a larger AWS VOD workshop) on GitHub to demonstrate […]

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Bundesliga and Amazon Web Services to develop next generation football viewing experience

In the News: Bundesliga Revolutionizes the Football Viewing Experience with AWS

Germany’s Bundesliga has selected AWS as its official technology provider to offer more in-depth insight into live Bundesliga games and create new personalized fan experiences. Bundesliga will use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), analytics, compute, database, and storage services from AWS to deliver real-time statistics to predict plays and match outcomes, and recommend personalized experiences […]

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Deliver device sensitive stream renditions with FireTV

Have you ever wondered how providers like Amazon Prime Video deliver video content optimized for your television’s features and settings? How do providers know whether your device supports Ultra High Definition (UHD) or High Dynamic Range (HDR), and how do they use this information to deliver the corresponding live or on-demand content you have requested? […]

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