Posted On: Sep 11, 2023

You can now use AWS Elemental Link UHD to directly contribute live video to AWS Elemental MediaConnect, a reliable, secure, and flexible transport service for live video. With MediaConnect, you can build live video workflows and securely share high-value live content globally with your partners and customers.

Using Link UHD to contribute video to MediaConnect, you can build mission-critical live video transport workflows in a fraction of the time and cost compared to traditional on-premises, satellite, or fiber methods, and benefit from broadcast-grade monitoring for confidence in your video delivery. For more information, please read the blog post announcement.

AWS Elemental Link UHD, a compact cloud-managed encoder, simplifies the process of connecting live video HDMI or SDI sources, such as cameras or other production equipment, to MediaConnect or MediaLive for cloud-based processing and distribution. MediaLive and MediaConnect are part of AWS Media Services, a family of services that form the foundation of cloud-based workflows and offer you the capabilities needed to create, transport, package, monetize, and deliver video. MediaConnect for AWS Elemental Link UHD is generally available in these AWS Regions.

To learn more about how to use MediaConnect with Link UHD, visit the MediaConnect enablement documentation. MediaConnect support for Link UHD is available at standard MediaConnect rates.