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Inside the NFL’s innovative fan data platform powered by AWS

Discover how the NFL uses AWS technology to transform fan engagement, offering personalized experiences and real-time insights through a cutting-edge data platform. When Paul Ballew became Chief Data & Analytics Officer at the National Football League (NFL) in 2021, one of his key priorities was to develop a unified view of the League’s fans across […]

Revolutionizing fan engagement: Bundesliga generative AI-powered live commentary

Many football (or soccer, in the United States) fans follow teams and leagues from around the world, regardless of their native country or continent. What truly matters is their love for the game and their devotion to specific teams or players abroad. However, fans may encounter difficulty accessing live game updates for their favorite foreign team, […]

Managing the history of the NFL

With such an abundance of National Footb­all League (NFL) programming available to modern fans, it’s easy to forget that coverage was once limited to game day broadcasts. Since launching in 2003, NFL Media has evolved into a sports entertainment powerhouse, publishing content through its own and partner channels, and a direct-to-consumer app. In addition to […]

Media2Cloud on AWS Guidance: Scene and ad-break detection and contextual understanding for advertising using generative AI

Overview Contextual advertising matches advertisements to the content a user consumes, creating a personalized advertising experience. It involves three key players: publishers (website or content owners), advertisers, and consumers. Publishers provide the platform and content, while advertisers create contextually tailored ads. Consumers engage with the content, and relevant ads display based on context. A challenge […]

Create a conda package and channel for AWS Deadline Cloud

AWS Deadline Cloud is a fully managed service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that enables you to have a scalable, fully managed visual compute farm up and running in minutes. Executing render jobs for digital content creation (DCC) applications like Blender, Houdini, Maya, and Nuke can be a rapid, turnkey experience with Deadline Cloud Sevice-Managed Fleets […]

Charting the journey to IP video distribution

IP video distribution is transforming the content journey, and paving the way to a more cost-efficient, sustainable future for the broadcast industry. While largely invisible to the consumer, the transition to IP has required a convergence of great technological minds. Diving deeper into the topic, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Principal GTM Specialist Rory McVicar caught […]

How to: Use AudioShake to improve accuracy in localization, transcription, and captioning workflows on AWS

This blog is co-authored by Jessica Powell, AudioShake. Introduction A significant market opportunity exists for individual creators and organizations to provide transcription, dubbing, and captioning services to reach global audiences rapidly. By quantifying demand and optimizing these services, providers can deliver high-quality viewing experiences for consumers worldwide. Automated speech recognition (ASR), artificial intelligence (AI), and […]

4 new ways AWS customers are using Amazon Bedrock to transform advertising and marketing

AWS customers reveal generative AI-powered technologies at Cannes Lions, debut data privacy advancements The advertising and marketing industry is no stranger to rapid transformation. At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity June 17—21, thousands of advertising, marketing, and media and entertainment professionals from around the world come together to celebrate innovative work and discuss […]

Getting started with the workflow monitor for AWS Media Services

Introduction One common feature request from customers using AWS Media Services is the ability to visualize and monitor live video workflows. To address this, Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced the workflow monitor for AWS Media Services and Amazon CloudFront. The workflow monitor provides a visual representation of services and connectivity in a video workload. In addition, the […]

Live shopping platform Voggt reduces live stream latency with Amazon IVS

Online marketplace Voggt is on a mission to make shopping more fun. More than one million users across Europe use the mobile-first application, which combines live video and ecommerce to buy and sell goods through interactive, community-driven experiences. To take its offering to the next level, Voggt integrated Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), a […]