M2A CONNECT serves content owners, broadcasters and OTT platforms that face the complexity of acquiring, aggregating or distributing large numbers of video feeds. This allows you to focus on broadcast operations while leaving the complex set up and management of Cloud IP workflows to M2A CONNECT.
AWS Media Services automation
Return control to your operations teams and free up the time of your best engineers with M2A CONNECT’s advanced automation of the AWS Cloud.
Control AWS Media Services within a few taps and clicks – without the manual configuration of alternate solutions.
Schedule new events in an EPG-like environment to automatically start, amend and stop AWS Media Services. This ensures that your AWS Media Services are established exactly when and where you need them without overrun.
Routing and switching
Easily manage, acquire, and distribute all available video feeds from source to destination within the Routing feature of M2A CONNECT. Provides switching capabilities within a single screen for legible understanding of the content flow throughout broadcast workflow.
Keep tabs on all your feeds with in-built feed health monitoring and proxy multiviewer directly integrated into the M2A Console giving your operators greater peace of mind.
Distribute live content to global takers in the AWS Cloud on a source-by-source basis within M2A CONNECT. Suitable for use cases where there is a limited and uncomplicated set of rights packages.
Monitoring the reliability, availability, and performance of your media workflows within the M2A Console and via the API helps you identify problems earlier and keep your content on air.
Utilise our RESTful API to integrate M2A CONNECT with your existing systems allowing you to further streamline your broadcast workflows in the cloud.
Live Capture utilises the cloud to swiftly deliver high-quality mezzanine live video into object storage ready for downstream processing. Available through M2A CONNECT, Live Capture offers a centralised solution for managing your essential live video workflows.
M2A Harvester is available through M2A LIVE and is specifically designed to meet the needs of content owners looking for an efficient, cloud-based Live-To-VOD solution.
Using EBAM, broadcasters can now design powerful, multi-layered advertising strategies. Via a combination of Event Signaling and Management (ESAM) and the Placement Opportunity Information Service (POIS), M2A’s EBAM feature handles SCTE-35 and SCTE-224 messaging to insert advertising content at the encoder side of a live video workflow.
FRAME RATE CONVERSION
Direct and on-demand cloud-based frame rate conversion orchestrated within M2A CONNECT to transform your video feeds between standards. All without the need for expensive upfront investments or overscaling on-premise hardware-based capabilities.
EVENT BASED ROUTING
Distribute live content to your takers based on event metadata enabling more dynamic and flexible delivery. Suitable for rights owners with complex rights packages who require greater automation of processes to simplify the distribution process.
Deploy M2A CONNECT with the highest resilience for ultra-reliable service and to support your premium content acquisition and distribution. The design of our architecture enables dependable, broadcast grade video delivery in the AWS Cloud – with multiple levels of resilience available to suit your use case.
Set up and secure your events. Opt for eyes-on-glass, hypercare monitoring to assure faultless end-to-end transmission and ensure your live events are broadcast seamlessly.
Don’t take our word for it, we’re trusted by global broadcasters and rights owners.
“M2A CONNECT is providing fantastic benefits to ATP Media. Our operations and scheduling capability is more streamlined and we now have live video workflows in the cloud in place that will allow for future growth. M2A’s knowledge of AWS Media Services and operational support really sets them apart and affords us even greater confidence in cloud technology. ”
Carolina Santos, Head of Broadcast Operations & Engineering, ATP Media
““Our objective was to be fully up and running in the cloud prior to season kick off, so as to optimise costs and future proof our broadcast workflows. We have been extremely impressed by the solution that M2A proposed to meet our needs and the fact that they were able to deploy it and get us up and running so quickly. Our transition to the cloud has been seamless and we thank the M2A team for its expertise and continued support.” ”
Yutaka Muroguchi, Head of Media Business Division, JRFU
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