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Tag: VOD

Insys creates virtual cinema for arthouse association

Insys creates virtual cinema for arthouse association

Poland’s arthouse cinemas were facing an unprecedented challenge, unable to welcome visitors and at risk of losing their entire income stream. Not to be deterred, the Arthouse Cinemas Association, tasked with representing the interests of 230 traditional private and local cinemas across the country, looked to video-on-demand (VOD) to keep those cinemas going and fans […]

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Girl doing yoga using an online platform

MyVictory.com launches motivational fitness streaming platform for cancer survivors with help from AWS

Although an estimated one in three people will develop cancer in their lifetime, steady advancements in medical research and technology are improving treatments, condition management, and recovery outcomes. At the same time, evidence suggests that a dedicated post-recovery exercise regimen can help survivors cope and reduce the likelihood of cancer recurrence. Staying motivated and on […]

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Media & Entertainment in focus for AWS Architecture Monthly

AWS gives Media & Entertainment customers an agile architecture, so they can build, test and deploy new video services quickly, create new content faster and more efficiently, and enhance media workflows with machine learning tools, monetization methods, and more. Every month, AWS Architecture Monthly magazine curates top technical content and expert insights around a single […]

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Creating a secure video-on-demand (VOD) platform using AWS

Video has become the primary means of Information sharing and learning. Customers are investing in innovative solutions to tap into the e-learning and video space. Video content is their IP and needs to be protected and securely delivered. Online video is a powerful technology that every industry, from businesses to educational institutions to government agencies, is […]

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Benfica Play UI on a phone, desktop computer and tablet

Launching a full-featured VOD platform in just four weeks

Established in 1904, SL Benfica is the reigning champion of the Portuguese League (Primeira League). The club also boasts the most overall titles of any Portuguese football club. SL Benfica recently became the first football club in the country with its own digital video platform. Engaging Global Fans With a 240,000 strong fan club, SL […]

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Addressing the needs of media customers during unprecedented times

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, IT and communications leaders of commercial businesses, government agencies, schools, and religious organizations around the world are working quickly to keep the lines of communication open. The ability to quickly set up streaming platforms and to scale video infrastructures in the cloud helps government agencies keep first-line responders informed and […]

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.smil using AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD

Multi-language and multi-subtitle support is here New enhancements to AWS Elemental MediaPackage VOD allow you to create custom labeling of your audio and subtitle/caption tracks so the name and language information passes through to the end user. This is now supported when ingesting your assets via a .smil file, which is a simple XML document […]

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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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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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