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Network 10 Selects AWS Media Services For Richer Content Posted: 19/11/2019
Network 10 Selects AWS Media Services For Richer Content

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced that Network 10, one of Australia’s largest television networks, has selected AWS Media Services to support its video transport structure for remote production in South Africa for its upcoming season of the reality TV series I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here, and to enhance the streaming delivery for live-streamed sports and Network 10 shows, including The BachelorAustralian Survivor, and MasterChef Australia.

Network 10 is one of the first companies in Australia to use AWS Elemental MediaConnect, a cloud video transfer service, which provides secure and reliable delivery of live video content. The technology enabled Network 10 to transport video from Kruger National Park in South Africa to its Sydney-based production studio for I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here during the 2019 season, and will be used again in the upcoming seventh season.

Using a combination of AWS Elemental MediaConnect and AWS Advanced APN Technology Partner, Aspera’s High Speed Transfer Service, Network 10 reduced its production turn around window from overnight to less than two hours, and in some cases, only a few minutes.

Tags: AWS | Amazon Web Services | Network 10 | Amazon Elemental | AWS Media Services
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A+E Networks EMEA engages Arqiva to deliver on-demand Content to Amazon Prime Posted: 15/11/2019
A+E Networks and reg; EMEA engages Arqiva to deliver on-demand Content to Amazon Prime

Arqiva, the international satellite and media services provider, has been selected by the international television company A+E Networks EMEA to provide on-demand content for the channel’s Amazon Prime on demand service in Germany and UK.

A+E Networks® EMEA, has been an Arqiva customer for over a decade, with the existing partnership spanning playout and connectivity across Africa and the Middle East, UK DTH satellite capacity and on-premise VoD processing services across EMEA (including the UK). As part of the new contract, Arqiva will manage the content processing, packaging and delivery of A+E Networks EMEA existing archive content in both UK and Germany, from where it is currently stored on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Simple Storage Service Glacier, to Amazon Prime.

One of A+E Networks EMEA’s key requirements was for the solution to be able to process all VoD requests as close to the cloud-based archive as possible in order to minimise content movement and therefore avoid costly cloud egress into on-premise data centres. Based on its latest hybrid on-premise/cloud offering, the solution implemented by Arqiva is the first to feature a completely cloud-contained journey, where content is taken from the online archive, processed packaged and delivered to Amazon Prime. This not only ensures significant cost-savings but transcoding in the cloud using AWS Elemental MediaConvert also enables Arqiva to process more simultaneous jobs at a far quicker pace.

 

Tags: AWS | Amazon Web Services | AWS Elemental | Amazon | Arqiva | A+E Networks | A+E | EMEA
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4K 4Charity Fun Run Ramps Up for IBC 2019 Posted: 06/09/2019
4K 4Charity Fun Run Ramps Up for IBC 2019

The 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC 2019 is returning to IBC on Saturday, September 14 at Amstelpark, Amsterdam. Now in its sixth year, the run is open to anyone attending IBC: Register here. Top level sponsors for this year’s event include gold level sponsors Dolby, Google, Microsoft and Vidispine; silver sponsors Interra Systems and Verimatrix; and bronze level sponsors Comcast Technology Solutions, Crafter Software, Irdeto, M2A Media, Wall Street Communications and Zixi.

Tags: IBC | AWS Elemental | 4k 4Charity | 4k | Charity | AWS | Amazon Web Services | Amazon | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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BirdDog Releases BirdDog Cloud an NDI Delivery Platform for Sending Encrypted Video over Public Internet with SRT Posted: 06/09/2019
BirdDog Releases BirdDog Cloud and ndash; an NDI and reg; Delivery Platform for Sending Encrypted Video over Public Internet with SRT

IBC 2019, 13-17 September, Stand 6.C11- BirdDog, a leading manufacturer of NDI tools will launch BirdDog Cloud, enabling NDI delivery over the public internet securely with AES 128/256 Encryption. Utilising SRT protocol, BirdDog Cloud ensures high quality delivery despite poor quality network connections with extremely low latency. BirdDog Cloud will be available to purchase immediately via its global network of resellers.

Tags: BirdDog | BirdDog Cloud | NDI | SRT | Encryption | Low Latency | Remote Production | PTZ Camera | Tally | Audio Intercom | AES Encryption | Endpoint Core | Endpoint Multi | Multistream | Multiview | Alpha | WebRTC | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Software start-up 7Mountains transforms the traditional newsroom with its new cloud-based storytelling system Posted: 04/09/2019
Software start-up 7Mountains transforms the traditional newsroom with its new cloud-based storytelling system

7Mountains, a software start-up from Media City Bergen, is launching DiNA at this year’s IBC show in Amsterdam. DiNA is a cloud-based storytelling tool for journalists and editors, built with modern, web-based technology and a focus on the end user.

Tags: 7Mountains | Mediability | DiNA | launch | IBC | journalists | editors | web | technology | broadcast | cloud | platform | software | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Insys Video Technologies to Unveil New Cloud Media Recording Solution and Expanded OTT Platform at IBC2019 Posted: 22/08/2019
Insys Video Technologies to Unveil New Cloud Media Recording Solution and Expanded OTT Platform at IBC2019

Over-the-top (OTT) video solutions innovator Insys Video Technologies is heading to the IBC2019 exhibition in Amsterdam in September with a powerful new cloud-based video recording solution and a two-pronged exhibit strategy. In addition to its own standalone presence in pod P03 (located in the walkway between IBC Halls 7 and 8), the company will highlight its collaborations with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in demonstrations at the AWS stand (5.C80).

Tags: OTT | live | VOD | cloud | video | Artificial Intelligence | AI | Machine Learning | ML | streaming | platform | delivery | Insys | Insys Video Technologies | Amazon Web Services | AWS | on demand | Elemental | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Bannister Lake Complements Broadcast Election Data Solutions With Sophisticated Online and Mobile Capabilities Posted: 16/08/2019
Bannister Lake Complements Broadcast Election Data Solutions With Sophisticated Online and Mobile Capabilities

With both Canada and the United States gearing up for national elections, Bannister Lake is now offering media organizations innovative web-based solutions to complement and augment their on-air presentations and dramatically expand election coverage. Bannister Lake HTML5-based web widgets use multiple static and real-time data sources to provide online and mobile audiences with easy-to-navigate, map-based visualizations to dig deeper into contextual election data. As broadcast audiences continue to drift online, the solution provides broadcasters with an opportunity to retain audiences with dynamic election graphics synchronized with their on-air presentations.

Tags: Bannister Lake | Broadcast Election Data | Web Widgets | Synchronized On-Air Election Data
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Argosy Announces Intelligent Switching Partnership with Allied Telesis Posted: 23/07/2019
Argosy Announces Intelligent Switching Partnership with Allied Telesis

Argosy, a leading international supplier of broadcast cables and infrastructure products, has announced a strategic partnership with networking specialist, Allied Telesis. The collaboration brings a new range of intelligent switching equipment to the broadcast industry, promising to simplify and better control networks through automation, in a world where network management has become increasingly critical and complex.

Tags: Argosy | Allied Telesis | broadcast cables | infrastructure products | high-performance networking | data integrity | intelligent switching | network management | x950 series | Chris Smeeton | stackable | Stephen Webber | IBC 2019 | MKM Marketing Communications | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Coming Up for SMPTE July Updates Posted: 09/07/2019
Coming Up for SMPTE and mdash; July Updates

SMPTE July Webcasts

Credentialed press are welcome to join any SMPTE® webcast. Members of the media may contact Sunny Branson at sunny@wallstcom.com to register.

Tags: SMPTE | Standards Webcast | Technology Webcast | Section Meetings
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Speedcast Achieves Advanced Consulting Partner Status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network Posted: 27/06/2019
Speedcast Achieves Advanced Consulting Partner Status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) announced today that it has achieved Advanced Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). This achievement demonstrates Speedcast's ability to deliver proven customer solutions leveraging cloud-based technologies on AWS that seamlessly interoperate with its global satellite and terrestrial infrastructure.

Tags: Speedcast International Limited | Advanced Consulting Partner | Amazon Web Services | APN | Advanced Consulting Partner | AWS
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Coming Up for SMPTE June Updates Posted: 17/06/2019
Coming Up for SMPTE and mdash; June Updates

The June issue of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal is now available. This online-only edition of the Journal is available here.

Tags: SMPTE | Motion Imaging Journal | SMPTE Webcasts | Virtual Courses
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NASCAR Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Computing, Cloud Machine Learning, and Cloud Artificial Intelligence Provider Posted: 04/06/2019
NASCAR Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Computing, Cloud Machine Learning, and Cloud Artificial Intelligence Provider

Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has chosen AWS as its standard for cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. NASCAR will use the breadth and depth of AWS technologies to build cloud-based services and automate processes, including a new video series on NASCAR.com called This Moment in NASCAR History powered by AWS. The video series will debut heading into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ race at Michigan International Speedway, sharing the greatest historical moments in NASCAR racing with viewers. NASCAR is migrating its 18-petabyte video archive to AWS, and will leverage Amazon Rekognition—an AWS service that adds intelligent image and video analysis to applications—to automatically tag specific video frames with metadata, such as driver, car, race, lap, time, and sponsors so they can easily search those tags to surface the most iconic moments from past races. By using AWS’s services, NASCAR expects to save thousands of hours of manual search time each year, and will be able to easily surface flashbacks like Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s 1987 “Pass in the Grass” or Denny Hamlin’s 2016 Daytona 500 photo finish, and quickly deliver these to fans via video clips on NASCAR.com and social media channels.

Tags: AWS | AWS Elemental | Amazon | Amazon Web Services | NASCAR | Cloud | Cloud Technology
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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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SMPTE May Webcasts Posted: 09/05/2019
SMPTE May Webcasts
Credentialed press are welcome to join any SMPTE® webcast. Members of the media must contact Barbara Lange at blange@smpte.org to register.
Tags: SMPTE | Webcasts | ATSC 3.0 | Low-Latency Live Streaming | DCP Operation Constraints
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AWS Cloud Empowers Tangent Animation for Next Gen and Beyond Posted: 08/05/2019
AWS Cloud Empowers Tangent Animation for and ldquo;Next Gen and rdquo; and Beyond
Animated sci-fi feature “Next Gen” tells the story of a lonely, rebellious teenage girl who teams up with a top-secret robot to stop a madman’s plot for world domination. Featuring the voice talent of John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis, Michael Peña, David Cross and Constance Wu, the CG action-adventure was created as a joint effort by Baozou and Tangent Animation (https://www.tangent-animation.com), a subsidiary of Tangent Studios.
Tags: AWS | AWS Thinkbox | Amazon Web Services | Amazon | Netflix | Animation | Cloud Technology | Render
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