Modify PNG Motion Overlay on a Running Event - AWS Elemental Live

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Modify PNG Motion Overlay on a Running Event

In a running event, modify the content and/or behavior of the existing PNG motion overlay.


Commands sent during an event change the event XML. Therefore, if you export the XML and create a new event with it, the new event will have any overlays set up as they were set during the course of the event, not as they were when the event was created.

HTTP Request and Response


POST http://<Live IP Address>/live_events/<live event id>/motion_image_inserter

Body of Request

XML content consisting of one motion_image_inserter element that contains the required tags. For the tags, see the table in the section Create or Modify a Non-Running Event with MOV Motion Overlay. For information on the tags to include for different actions, see Motion Graphic Overlay. This information is in a table at the end of each section.


The response repeats back the data that you posted with <ID> tags for motion_image_inserter and motion_image_inserter_input.


The following example request modifies the running event with the ID 33. It sets up the currently defined overlay PNG to run again at 20160102T030405.678Z.

POST ------------------------------------------------------------- <motion_image_inserter> <action_time>20160102T030405.678Z</action_time> <active>true</active> </motion_image_inserter>