Build unattended encoding workflows with MediaCode

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Making media available to all devices

MediaCode is an AWS-hosted workflow manager able to accept raw asset files from content producers and channel them down a full processing chain.

MediaCode manages all the steps involved in media file processing directly in the cloud: ingestion, encoding, subtitle embedding, quality control, and publication. Different, complex workflows are defined and managed by means of dynamic job templates taking advantage of AWS Step Functions.

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Complex media
encoding processes
with MediaCode

Case Study

The customer, a European tier-1 pay TV operator (700K subscribers by end of 2018), has set up an aggressive plan to modernize and grow their service in a highly dynamic market driven by content offer. Starting July 2018, Optiva Media took responsibility as the operator’s prime contractor forthe encoding of VoD media files using MediaCode...

Features

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Integration with media sources

  • check Media ingestion protocols: FTP/SFTP/Aspera
  • check Mezzanine formats supported: .mov, .mxf, .mp4, etc.

Media processing operations

  • check Transcoding to all usual formats/resolutions with AWS Elemental or ATEME TITAN File
  • check Quality control preferred technology: Interra BATON
  • check Watermarking (including forensic) preferred technology: Nagra NexGuard
  • check Modular architecture based on worker nodes makes it possible to integrate new technologies on request

Operation

  • check Arbitrarily complex user-definable job templates based on AWS Step Functions
  • check Web-based interface for job monitoring and control
  • check Priority and global capacity control

Result archiving

  • check Uses Amazon S3 for asset output, backup archiving to Amazon Glacier
  • check MPAA compliant

Integration with other MediaSuite components

  • check Integrated with MediaStream for synced metadata/media processing and publishing