Amagi CLOUDPORTXpress is a cloud-based channel playout platform that enables both broadcast TV and streaming TV networks to launch and manage broadcast-grade linear channels on 'Pay-as-you-go' model.
Using a simple web UI, one can ingest media files in multiple formats onto the AWS cloud, manage media libraries, generate playlists, create schedules, add dynamic graphics and subtitles, playout the channel, and deliver the feed to cable/satellite/OTT platforms. The entire broadcast workflow can be managed from any remote location. Amagi CLOUDPORTXpress makes it easy to scale operations, add new channels, and deliver content to operators and platforms across the world.
Launch linear OTT channels on leading OTT platforms and free ad-supported TV such as The Roku Channel, XUMO, Samsung TV Plus, Redbox, Pluto TV, STIRR and others.
Deliver your stream via MediaLive CloudFront with several Adaptive Bit Rate profiles, and push the stream to RTMP endpoints or enable a MediaConnect endpoint to pull content via Zixi SDVP.
Using Amagi CLOUDPORTXpress, you can run 24x7 linear channels across content genre - Entertainment, movies, music, college sports, either for short duration or regular programming.
Explore the robust features of our self-service cloud playout platform that empowers you to create 24x7 linear OTT channels with flexibility and greater control
Channels can be created with less than 10 clicks, and in less than 10 minutes! Login to the dashboard to create, monitor and manage channels.
Video: MOV, MXF, MPG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-TS
Audio: AAC, AC3, 1 track with 2 or 8 channels
Graphics: TGA, MOV
Ability to transcode between frame rates, aspect ratio, resolution and more
Output Format - 1080 i60Hz or 1080 i50Hz as HLS stream
Graphics Support - Logo, bugs, snipes
Ad Insertion Marker - SCTE-35
Delivery - CloudFront via MediaLive, MediaConnect & RTMP
Live monitoring output
Evergreen content played as rescue to avoid blackouts
Role-based user permissions, audit trails of user activities, and alerts
You can ingest the content via AWS S3 credentials provided to you once you subscribe, or through the UI directly. Software like Transmit 5, Cloudberry etc. can be used for S3 ingest. Please note that the UI should be used for small size files only (< 500 MB).
Yes, you shall get an option to download AsRun reports for any given broadcast date for which playout has taken place.
If you are looking to manage complex live broadcast-grade sports channels, Amagi CLOUDPORT or Amagi LIVE would be more suitable.
The CloudFront URL is generated, which can be provided to any OTT platform. Alternatively, you can provide an RTMP URL to which a stream should be pushed.
You can create a maximum of two channels. You can also delete the channels which are no longer required. In case you need more channels to be added, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can modify the subscription limits for you.