Professional Video EncodingElemental® Live is a video processing system that provides real-time video and audio encoding for linear pay TV broadcast as well as live streaming to new media platforms. The system combines the benefits of massively parallel hardware with the flexibility and forward compatibility of upgradable software, reducing total cost of ownership for video compression.

With unprecedented density, Elemental Live performs simultaneous processing and encoding of multiple adaptive bitrate outputs, delivering the high-quality, high-efficiency performance required for streaming live video to any device. Elemental Live is designed to integrate seamlessly into an end-to-end real-time workflow, eliminating configuration complexity and optimizing multiscreen video delivery.

High Efficiency
Deliver content via Apple HLS, Adobe Primetime (HDS and RTMP), Microsoft Smooth Streaming, MPEG-DASH or IP transport streams. Alternatively, create mezzanine deliverables for wrapping with a separate packager such as Elemental Stream to reduce network bandwidth at the origin or the edge. Simultaneously encode up to 12 1080p streams, 24 720p streams or a range of adaptive outputs in a single appliance.

Ease of Management
Control the Linux-based system through an intuitive web interface or REST/XML APIs for quick and simple integration into existing workflows. Unified control and management with Elemental Conductor reduces setup time, simplifies maintenance tasks and allows for centralized upgrades of multiple deployments.

Future Ready
Address today’s multiscreen challenges while laying the foundation for future video delivery requirements. Create room to grow with highly upgradable video infrastructure and take advantage of flexible software to adhere to regulations such as the CALM Act and rules for IP closed captioning while transitioning to new standards such as HEVC/H.265.

Seamless Cloud Integration
Expand video processing as needed to flex with variable demand. Integration with Elemental® Cloud replicates the profiles, capabilities and formats used on premise so that video outputs are identical regardless of where they are processed.