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Insys Video Technologies Automates Celebrity Identification and Inappropriate Content Detection through API Integration with Amazon Rekognition Posted: 16/05/2019
Insys Video Technologies Automates Celebrity Identification and Inappropriate Content Detection through API Integration with Amazon Rekognition

Insys Video Technologies has added powerful new capabilities to its comprehensive, over-the-top (OTT) video solutions that enable automated identification of celebrities and detection of inappropriate content in catch-up TV programming and on-demand video libraries. Viewers can find clips featuring a particular celebrity and jump to the exact point in the show where that person appears, while nudity and violence can be automatically flagged and blurred.

Tags: OTT | live | VOD | video | Amazon Rekognition | Rekognition | Artificial Intelligence | AI | Machine Learning | ML | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | Amazon Web Services | AWS | on demand | Elemental
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4K 4Charity Races Past $1 Million Mark At 2019 NAB Show Posted: 18/04/2019
4K 4Charity Races Past $1 Million Mark At 2019 NAB Show

Elemental Technologies LLC (AWS Elemental), an Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) company, today announced the 4K 4Charity Fun Run held at the 2019 NAB Show raised more than $68,000 for Girls Who Code (https://girlswhocode.com/), a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like. The run held at NAB this week brought cumulative 4K 4Charity gross proceeds to more than $1 million, and broke previous records with more than 735 individuals registered.

Tags: AWS | AWS Elemental | Amazon Web Services | NAB | NAB 2019 | 4k | 4k 4Charity | 4k 4Charity Fun Run | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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New Accelerated Transcoding from Amazon Web Services Delivers up to 25X Faster VOD Processing Posted: 08/04/2019
New Accelerated Transcoding from Amazon Web Services Delivers up to 25X Faster VOD Processing

Today Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) an Amazon.com company, announced availability of Accelerated Transcoding, a new feature within AWS Elemental MediaConvert that enables broadcasters, over-the-top (OTT) distributors, and other premium content providers to complete their video transcoding projects up to 25 times faster. EPIX, a 24-hour premium TV network, now uses Accelerated Transcoding to convert 4K UHD content for streaming to approximately 70 million U.S. pay TV homes. Accelerated Transcoding will be demonstrated publicly for the first time during the 2019 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) April 8-11 in AWS booth SU2202.

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Insys Video Technologies Announces Support for the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) API for Robust Multi-DRM Media Workflows Posted: 02/04/2019
Insys Video Technologies Announces Support for the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) API for Robust Multi-DRM Media Workflows

Insys Video Technologies today announced that the company has integrated support for the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) API specification into its comprehensive, over-the-top (OTT) video solutions and toolkit. SPEKE, developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS), defines the standard for authentication and communication between encryptors and packagers of media content and digital rights management (DRM) key providers. The specification accommodates encryptors running on-premises and on the cloud. This integration enables Insys' Multi-DRM service to work seamlessly and securely with SPEKE-compatible media transformation and delivery solutions to protect operators' premium video content from illegal redistribution.

Tags: live | OTT | DRM | digital rights management | encryption | content security | SPEKE | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | Amazon Web Services | AWS | on demand | Elemental | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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AWS Launches an Open API Specification to Simplify Encryption for Live and On-demand Media Workflows Posted: 27/03/2019
AWS Launches an Open API Specification to Simplify Encryption for Live and On-demand Media Workflows

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE), an open, extensible API specification developed to streamline integration of Digital Rights Management (DRM) with encoders, transcoders, and origin servers (encryptors).

Tags: AWS | AWS Elemental | On-Demand | Media | Workflows
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Gogo TV Takes In-Flight Entertainment Experiences to New Heights with AWS Posted: 13/03/2019
Gogo TV Takes In-Flight Entertainment Experiences to New Heights with AWS

Leading in-flight broadband internet provider Gogo recently committed to moving its entire infrastructure to Amazon Web Services (AWS), going all-in on the world’s leading cloud. Gogo is improving in-flight internet and entertainment experiences for millions of passengers around the world, leveraging a range of AWS services, including analytics, serverless, database, and storage. AWS services help the company to develop and deploy applications in hours instead of days, double the number of airlines it supports with its current workforce, and take an idea from concept to production much faster.

Tags: AWS | AWS Elemental | GoGo TV
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Arc Publishing signs broadcaster Graham Media Group Posted: 14/02/2019
Arc Publishing signs broadcaster Graham Media Group
The Washington Post’s Arc Publishing today announces it has signed broadcaster Graham Media Group, a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, giving its stations access to Arc’s industry-leading video content management system. This is Arc’s second U.S. broadcast client in as many months, following the launch of Raycom Media in December.

“Arc’s video CMS equips broadcasters with the technology they need to distribute their video in real-time across a variety of digital platforms, ensuring they reach the broadest possible audience,” said Scot Gillespie, CTO at The Washington Post. “We are pleased Graham Media has entrusted Arc to power such an important part of their digital strategy. It is a testament to the technology’s multi-site capabilities and exemplifies how Arc seamlessly integrates with a brand’s existing tech stack.”

Tags: The Washington Post | Arc Publishing | Graham Media | Graham Media Group | AWS | AWS Elemental | Amazon Web Services
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AWS Announces AWS Elemental MediaConnect Posted: 27/11/2018
AWS Announces AWS Elemental MediaConnect

Media companies can quickly and easily build live video workflows that securely and reliably send live video feeds to the AWS Cloud and share them with partners around the world

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Registration Opens for First 4K 4Charity Fun Run at SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference and amp; Exhibition Posted: 10/10/2018
Registration Opens for First 4K 4Charity Fun Run at SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference and amp; Exhibition

The first-ever 4K 4Charity Fun Run hosted at the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition will take place at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Los Angeles’ Elysian Park, with transportation provided to and from the starting line. Registration is open at https://4k4charity.com/SMPTE.

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Fifth Annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show Raises More Than $65,000 Posted: 25/09/2018
Fifth Annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show Raises More Than $65,000

AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) company, today announced the 4K 4Charity Fun Run held at IBC Show raised $65,635 in donations for global and local non-profit organizations focused on increasing diversity and inclusion in the media and entertainment industry. Now in its fifth year, the 4km (2.49-mile) running and walking event took place at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Amstelpark in Amsterdam, and drew 653 supporters representing 165 companies from across the industry. https://4k4charity.com/ibc

Tags: IBC | AWS Elemental | Charity | 4K | Fun Run | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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AWS Highlights Cloud Advancements across the Media Content Chain at IBC Show 2018 Posted: 13/09/2018
AWS Highlights Cloud Advancements across the Media Content Chain at IBC Show 2018

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced plans to demonstrate advanced approaches for media ingest, video processing and delivery, storage, content monetization, and machine-learning enhanced video at the IBC 2018 Show, Sept. 14 through 18, stand 5.C80, RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, Amsterdam. The solutions from AWS offer media and entertainment companies, enterprises, start-ups, and government agencies the ability to create and deliver video faster and more efficiently, build intelligent video applications enhanced by machine learning, and extend the reach of their content globally.

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4K 4Charity Fun Run Announces Open Registration for IBC 2018 Posted: 03/08/2018
4K 4Charity Fun Run Announces Open Registration for IBC 2018

AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) company, today announced that the fifth annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show will take place at 7:00 a.m. local time on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Amstelpark in Amsterdam. Registration is open at https://4k4charity.com/ibc.

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Insys Video Technologies Powers Enhanced OTT Service for ORS Subsidiary simpliTV Posted: 09/05/2018
Insys Video Technologies Powers Enhanced OTT Service for ORS Subsidiary simpliTV

Dübendorf, Switzerland: Insys Video Technologies announced today that the company's comprehensive InsysPLAY platform was chosen by Austrian television provider ORS to power a significantly enhanced OTT video service for ORS subsidiary simpliTV. The InsysPLAY platform provides simpliTV viewers with a richer, distinctive user experience and expanded selection of content across a broader range of consumer devices, all while giving ORS an extensible foundation for future features and growth.

Tags: live | OTT | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | ROS | simpliTV | AWS | Elemental | catch-up TV | nPVR
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Insys Video Technologies Announces API integration with Amazon Web Services to Streamline OTT Video Management and Delivery Posted: 05/04/2018
Insys Video Technologies Announces API integration with Amazon Web Services to Streamline OTT Video Management and Delivery
Insys Video Technologies today announced API integration between the company's enterprise-class InsysPLAY over-the-top (OTT) video platform and its InsysGO white-label OTT solution with AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Media Services.
Tags: live | OTT | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | Amazon Web Services | AWS | on demand | Elemental | NAB 2018 | NAB 2018
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Interra Systems Announces Interoperability With AWS Elemental to Streamline High-Quality Video Delivery via the Cloud Posted: 24/01/2018
Interra Systems Announces Interoperability With AWS Elemental to Streamline High-Quality Video Delivery via the Cloud
Interra Systems, a leading global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental to provide pay-TV operators, broadcasters, and OTT providers with a scalable and cost-effective solution for delivering high-quality video. Interra Systems' end-to-end QC and monitoring systems are now interoperable with AWS Media Services, including AWS Elemental MediaConvert, AWS Elemental MediaLive, and AWS Elemental MediaPackage, enabling video providers to reliably deliver premium live and on-demand content to consumers by leveraging cloud technology with the utmost efficiency, speed, and cost savings.
Tags: Interra Systems | AWS Elemental | High-Quality Video Delivery | the Cloud
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