Posted On: Apr 25, 2023

If you deliver multichannel audio experiences, you can now use AWS Elemental Link UHD to pass through Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus audio to your AWS Elemental MediaLive channel.

Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus are established audio technologies used to deliver surround sound experiences for home theater, broadcast, and cinema. Dolby Digital supports stereo/2.0 to 5.1 channels, and Dolby Digital Plus supports up to 7.1 channels.

For more information on how MediaLive takes advantage of Dolby Digital and Digital Plus audio passthrough for Link UHD, visit MediaLive audio sources. Dolby passthrough support is available at no additional cost.

AWS Elemental Link UHD is a device that connects a live video source, like a camera or other video production equipment, to AWS Elemental MediaLive for video encoding in the cloud. MediaLive is part of AWS Media Services, a family of services that form the foundation of cloud-based workflows and offer you the capabilities needed to transport, create, package, store, monetize, and deliver video. Visit the AWS region table for a full list of AWS Regions where AWS Elemental MediaLive is available.