This site contains information and links to projects being worked on by the technology team at PBS Interactive (PBSi). PBSi is the arm of PBS that updates and maintains the technology that runs pbs.org as well as the underlying infrastructure for most of the pbs.org producer sites. Additionally, PBSi is the group responsible for creating and maintaining the PBS APIs and open applications.
On this site you will find:
Overview of how the Public Broadcasting Service streams video online. Learn how PBS uses python and other services to provide video streaming online. Talk will discuss lessons learned, explanation of video formats, and experiences with mobile device support. Talk will include recommendations for others to easily adopt similar practices to quickly host their own online video site.
PBS's newest offering for the open-source community: a Python-based closed caption conversion module.
I started experimenting using Python and boto to start communicating with Amazon Web Services' new Simple Workflow (SWF). So I wanted to share some of the examples.
I had the unique opportunity to share the stage with Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO for Amazon, at yesterday's AWS Summit held in NYC. There were more than 3000 registered attendees and many thousands more watching via AmazonLive streaming.