Speed Up Video Processing With New Accelerated Transcoding in AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Posted on: Apr 8, 2019

Today, AWS launched Accelerated Transcoding, a new feature in AWS Elemental MediaConvert that increases the processing speed of file-based video encoding jobs by up to 25 times. With Accelerated Transcoding, you can meet the most demanding turnaround times for processing the highest quality video with confidence. MediaConvert automatically analyzes job characteristics and applies optimal processing to complete the job with maximum efficiency. Accelerated Transcoding is available in the on-demand professional pricing tier with no additional charge.

Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert, video providers with any size content library can easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. MediaConvert functions independently or as part of AWS Elemental Media Services, a family of services that form the foundation of cloud-based workflows and offer the capabilities needed to transport, transcode, package, and deliver video.

For information about the availability of AWS Elemental MediaConvert in AWS regions, please visit the AWS global region table. To learn more about MediaConvert, please visit https://aws.amazon.com/mediaconvert/.