AWS Elemental MediaLive

Encode live video for broadcast and streaming to any device

Produce broadcast-quality live streams with support for advanced video and audio capabilities.

Automate provisioning of video encoding infrastructure, letting you deploy a live channel in minutes.

Manage resources across multiple Availability Zones, and detect and resolve issues without disrupting live channels.

Avoid upfront investment in encoding infrastructure, only paying for the service as you use it.

How it works

AWS Elemental MediaLive is a broadcast-grade live video processing service that creates high-quality streams for delivery to broadcast TVs and internet-connected devices.

Diagram showing how AWS Elemental MediaLive creates high-quality streams for delivery to broadcast TVs and internet-connected devices.
AWS Elemental MediaLive Explained (00:41)
Introduction to MediaLive
AWS Elemental MediaLive is a cloud-based, broadcast-grade video processing service with the power to deploy live channels within minutes. The service encodes video in real time, compressing live sources into high-quality streams. AWS Elemental MediaLive also works with other AWS media services as a complete set of tools for reliable, cloud-based video processing and delivery of live broadcasts and events.

Use cases

Send HD or UHD video

Use small, portable AWS Elemental Link HD and UHD devices to transfer video to AWS Elemental MediaLive for delivery to viewers.

Learn more about AWS Elemental Link devices »

Schedule or dynamically switch inputs

Add multiple video inputs and switch using the schedule feature, or dynamically switch by creating input switching actions as needed.

Learn more about input switching »

Automatically deploy a channel

Create a media infrastructure that generates a channel and loops through an .mp4 file using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK).

Learn more about automated channel deployment »

How to get started

Learn more about live streaming on AWS

Combine multiple AWS media services with just a few clicks.

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