AWS Elemental MediaConnect
User Guide

AWS Elemental MediaConnect Use Cases

This section provides simplified business use cases to help you understand different ways that you can implement AWS Elemental MediaConnect to deliver content to the AWS Cloud and beyond. The use cases in this section are described in general terms, without the mechanics of how you would use the AWS Elemental MediaConnect API to achieve the results that you want.

There are three basic use cases for AWS Elemental MediaConnect implementation:

  • For contribution, use AWS Elemental MediaConnect to ingest content from an on-premises encoder into the AWS Cloud.

  • For distribution, use AWS Elemental MediaConnect to deliver content to different geographical areas.

  • For entitlements, use AWS Elemental MediaConnect to share your content with other AWS accounts.