AWS Elemental MediaLive is a broadcast-grade live video processing service. It lets you create high-quality video streams for delivery to broadcast televisions and internet-connected multiscreen devices, like connected TVs, tablets, smart phones, and set-top boxes. The service works by encoding your live video streams in real-time, taking a larger-sized live video source and compressing it into smaller versions for distribution to your viewers. With AWS Elemental MediaLive, you can easily set up streams for both live events and 24x7 channels with advanced broadcasting features, high availability, and pay-as-you-go pricing. AWS Elemental MediaLive lets you focus on creating compelling live video experiences for your viewers without the complexity of building and operating broadcast-grade video processing infrastructure
Simple deployment and management
AWS Elemental MediaLive automates the provisioning and management of all the infrastructure used for video encoding, letting you deploy a simple live channel in minutes. The service transparently provisions resources and manages all the scaling, failover, monitoring, and reporting needed to power a live video stream. This lets you focus on your live content, not your encoding infrastructure.
AWS Elemental MediaLive makes it easy for anyone to produce broadcast-quality live streaming video. The service includes support for advanced capabilities such as ad marker support, audio features including audio normalization and Dolby audio, and multiple caption standards. You can use channel presets to get started quickly, or adjust settings to precisely match your encoding requirements.
AWS Elemental MediaLive provides built-in reliability and resiliency. The service transparently manages resources across multiple Availability Zones, and automatically monitors their health, so that any potential issues are detected and resolved without disrupting live channels. With AWS Elemental MediaLive, you can exceed the reliability of infrastructure typically used for broadcast workloads with a straightforward pay-as-you-go model based on the hours of content processed.
Increased efficiency and reduced cost
With AWS Elemental MediaLive, you only pay for the service as you use it, with no upfront investment in encoding infrastructure and no operational overhead devoted to managing physical resources. Pricing for AWS Elemental MediaLive uses a straightforward model based on the hours of content processed and delivered.
Get started with AWS Elemental MediaLive in the console
- Launch the AWS Elemental MediaLive console
- Create and set up an input, then create and configure your live channel
- Send output to AWS Elemental MediaPackage for origination and packaging