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For live on-premises applications, you would substitute
AWS Elemental Live for AWS Elemental Server for ingesting
and converting your live feed. Those preferring a cloud-based
solution would use AWS Elemental MediaConvert for VOD
and AWS Elemental MediaLive for live.
Scenario 2 is the more likely scenario for existing publishers
and startups seeking the largest possible distribution. Here,
you’ll need to combine CMAF output with other formats
produced in real time.
Those seeking an AWS Elemental on-premises solution
would use the products shown in Figure 10 for VOD and
live file encoding and packaging. On top is VOD which
combines AWS Elemental Server and AWS Elemental Delta.
On the bottom is live processing via AWS Elemental Live and
delivery via AWS Elemental Delta. Those considering a cloud
solution could deploy AWS Elemental MediaConvert for VOD
assets, AWS Elemental MediaLive for live, and AWS Elemental
MediaPackage for just-in-time packaging for both.
With HEVC, you get higher video quality at the same
bandwidth as AVC, or can deliver the same quality at half
the bandwidth you could using AVC. With CMAF, you can
encode, package, and add DRM just once to reach myriad
Although the benefits of CMAF are clear, and HTML5-based
playback of CMAF content is the future, many publishers
must continue to support legacy devices incompatible with
CMAF. With a solution like AWS Elemental Delta and AWS
Elemental Media Package with just-in-time packaging, you
can deliver those future-proof HEVC and CMAF formats
while continuing to support the broadest possible base of
potential playback devices.
ABOUT AWS ELEMENTAL
AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services company, combines deep video expertise with the power of the
AWS cloud. Solutions from AWS Elemental allow broadcast TV and multiscreen video to be customized,
originated and monetized at global scale. Flexible, software-based video processing and delivery gives
global media franchises, pay TV operators, content programmers, broadcasters, government agencies
and enterprise customers the ability to deliver highly differentiated viewing experiences and the freedom
to focus on what matters: transforming ideas into compelling content that captivates viewers.
Figure 10. VOD and live on-premises workflows for combining CMAF delivery with just-in-time packaging.