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What's New with Amazon Elastic Transcoder November 2013


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Introduction to Amazon Elastic Transcoder: high-performance cloud-based media transcoding with a description of new features and example usage scenarios.

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What's New with Amazon Elastic Transcoder November 2013

  1. 1. What’s New With Amazon Elastic Transcoder Speaker Name Amazon Web Services
  2. 2. Agenda • • • • • • • • What is Amazon Elastic Transcoder? Why use Amazon Elastic Transcoder? Block diagram Key features New features Feature backlog Resources Q&A
  3. 3. Amazon Elastic Transcoder: Video Transcoding as a Managed Service • Easy-to-use • Cost Effective – Management console – No minimums, no commitments – API and SDKs – Simple per minute pricing – Pre-defined transcoding presets • Scalable – Designed from the outset to scale – Transcoding Pipelines for parallel transcoding • Managed – Codecs, processing and licensing baked into service offering
  4. 4. Why Customers Use Amazon Elastic Transcoder • Increase volume of content – Just send jobs to Elastic Transcoder • No need to build for peak – Just send jobs to Elastic Transcoder • Increasing number of output renditions for different devices – Just create transcoding presets and send jobs to Elastic Transcoder
  5. 5. “It’s amazing. It really is simple and really works quickly and well.” James Morton-Haworth, Co-founder GRAMAFILM
  6. 6. “I’m happy with the service and glad it was available since it made it easy for me to satisfy our transcoding requirements. I am always skeptical of a new service but this one ran flawlessly.” David Conrad, Application Architect Elsevier
  7. 7. Block Diagram Transcoding Pipeline 1 Amazon S3 Output Bucket Amazon S3 Input Bucket Transcoding Pipeline 2 Amazon S3 Output Bucket Amazon S3 Input Bucket Transcoding Pipeline 4 Amazon S3 Output Bucket 720p Transcoding Job n Kindle Fire HD Transcoding Job 2 Inside a Transcoding Pipeline Custom Transcoding Job 1
  8. 8. Two Ways To Access Amazon Elastic Transcoder AWS Management Console AWS API
  9. 9. Amazon Elastic Transcoder Key Features • Transcoding Pipelines – • Organize jobs – Parallel transcoding – • Progressing, Completed, Warning, Error Formats – Pre-defined presets for popular output formats H.264/AAC/MP4, H.264/AAC/MPEG-2 TS, WebM and MP3 output – Output HLS segmented filesets Custom presets – Common input formats Monitoring and Management – Notifications – Transcoding Presets – • • Status via console and API • Available in multiple regions • Console and API with SDKs for Java, .NET, Node.js, PHP, Python and Ruby.
  10. 10. Pricing US East (N. Virginia) US West (Oregon) US West (N. California) EU (Ireland) Asia Pacific (Singapore) Asia Pacific (Japan) $0.00450 $0.00450 $0.00522 $0.00522 $0.00522 $0.00558 SD/minute $0.015 $0.015 $0.017 $0.017 $0.017 $0.018 HD/minute $0.030 $0.030 $0.034 $0.034 $0.034 $0.036 Content Type Audio/minute • • • • • Per minute pricing with no commitment SD is half of HD (SD is $0.015/minute in US East and US West Oregon) Free tier of 20 minutes audio, 20 SD and 10 HD minutes/month Forgiveness for failed jobs No data transfer charges (within a region) Amazon Confidential
  11. 11. 2013 Feature Releases November Release • Clip generation October Release • Audio-only transcoding • Album art • Audio metadata July Release • Visual watermark support • Max bit rate and frame rate support May Release January Release • H.264, AAC, MP4 output • One output per job • Thumbnail support • Transcoding pipeline support • IAM support • System and custom preset support • Integration with Amazon S3 permissions and storage options • HLS output support • MPEG-2 TS output container support • WebM output support • Multiple outputs per job • Enhanced aspect ratio and sizing policies • Auto video bit rate optimization (CRF) • Video duration in job information
  12. 12. Amazon Elastic Transcoder Resources • • • • • • Try it! Read more about the features: Read the FAQ: See the pricing: Read the documentation: Visit the AWS Discussion Forums:
  13. 13. Thank You For Your Time… Any Questions?