Media in Education

Video plays an important role in education, both for traditional K-12 and higher educational institutions, and, more crucially, for distance learning such as online education where live and on-demand videos provide a connection to educators and to other students. Deploy video today to enable:

  • Lecture capture as part of Learning Management Systems (LMSs)
  • Live streaming of lectures and other broadcasts
  • Campus TV channels
  • Stadiums and arenas
  • Sporting events
Ravensbourne University Uses AWS Elemental to Stream Learning Content

Use cases

  • Live Event Streaming
  • Video On Demand
  • Automated Captioning & Translation
  • Live Event Streaming
  • Live Event Streaming

    Whether the event is a lecture, a sporting event, or a play, streaming content live to any device is simple with AWS Elemental Media Services and Amazon CloudFront. Now you can deploy the Live Streaming on AWS solution with just one button and customize to your needs.

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    Application Brief: Monetizing College Digital Video

    College fans increasingly expect and demand expanded coverage of their school’s sporting events from the web and on mobile devices. Learn how AWS Elemental solutions provide a better viewing experience for sports on every platform.

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    Solution Brief: Live Channel Playout

    AWS Elemental Live Channel Playout streamlines the launch of new channels, combining encoding, dynamic content control, and motion graphic overlay into a single solution resulting in reduced cost and complexity and increased monetization opportunities.

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    Webcast: Live video streaming (OTT) solution

    This webcast shows specific ways OTT providers can use AWS Cloud services to take control of and get the most from video workflows.

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    Application Brief: Cloud Innovation in Enterprise Video

    Learn how organizations deploy a live video application on top of AWS Elemental, together with on-the-ground cameras and video encoders, to quickly test, prototype, and build customized solutions with very little effort, time, and cost.

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  • Video On Demand
  • Video On Demand

    Creating a VOD library of your educational assets is now simpler with the Video On Demand on AWS solution. Simply deploy the template into your AWS account, deliver the source video, and let the AWS Step Functions encode your videos into the required profiles and publish them to the Amazon CloudFront CDN. You can then customize the workflow to fit your needs.

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    Webcast: How to Build a VOD Solution

    This webcast provides prescriptive guidance for building video-on-demand workflows on the AWS Cloud, which provisions the services needed for a scalable, distributed architecture that ingests, stores, processes, and delivers video content.

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    E-book: Video Processing and Delivery Moves to the Cloud

    As video quality, accessibility, and utility skyrockets, how video providers create and deliver professional-grade video services changes dramatically. Learn about the benefits of moving video operations to the cloud, the pros and cons of conventional approaches, and tips for adapting to coming changes.

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  • Automated Captioning & Translation
  • Automated Captioning & Translation

    By automating the creation of captions, educators can ensure their lectures can be immediately released with text on screen to enhance students’ learning experiences and to comply with regulations. Automated translations of those captions enhances distance learning by allowing students in other countries to understand the video lecture.

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    Whitepaper: Machine Learning Fundamentals for Streaming Video

    Video has evolved to enable viewers to be able to search where lecturers and actors appear in a video, to view and search captioned text, or to listen to an audio track in their native language. Learn about the use cases for enhancing live and on-demand video using machine learning, and how to automate workflows for captioning, translation, and object recognition.

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Case studies

Ravensbourne University London

Learn how Ravensbourne University London uses AWS and AWS Elemental Media Services to bring live broadcasts of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s productions to schools across the United Kingdom.

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University of Notre Dame

Learn how UND and its production studio use portable AWS Elemental Live small form factor applications to stream live, high-definition video from anywhere on campus to viewers across the world.

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Stanford University

Learn how a leader in college sports uses AWS Elemental Live to enhance the in-stadium experience on game day with instant replay over Wi-Fi.

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The Great Courses

Learn how The Great Courses, the market leader in educational media for lifelong learners, uses AWS Elemental encoders to make its existing content more accessible to consumers.

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Read the latest blog postings related to video use and technologies for K-12, higher education, and EdTech organizations.

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