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Submitting a video to AWS Elemental

You can submit your videos to Amazon Elemental for editing and enhancements. Before you submit a video to AWS Elemental, plan which features you want to include with the published version, such as transcription, advertisements, and graphical overlays. You need to configure your submission to include the features you need.


AWS Elemental provides the features described in this section. If you do not have or do not want to use an AWS account, you can add these features using a video editor on your own laptop, and then publish the video. For details, see Videos.

Procedure. To submit a video to AWS Elemental:
  1. On the dashboard, under Quick Start, select Video. The content edit page appears.

  2. From Provider, select AWS Elemental (Upload). A form appears.

  3. Under Files, click |mi-add_circle_outline|. A form appears.

  4. From the File list, select New Upload, and browse to the video that you want to upload. A preview appears.

  5. Using the following table as a reference, configure the submission to include the required features.

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    Provide captions

    Adding captions to videos

    Adjust a video's colors

    Adjusting a video's colors

    Add image overlays

    Adding image overlays to a video

    Clip out segments from the video

    Clipping videos

    Provide video in multiple formats

    Providing videos in multiple formats

    Provide a transcription

    Submitting a file to Amazon Transcribe

    Automatically apply tags

    Submitting an image or video to Amazon Rekognition

    Provide thumbnails

    Editing and selecting thumbnails for videos

    Deliver ads during playback

    Configuring ads for delivery during video playback

  6. Click |mi-save|. Brightspot submits the video to Amazon Elemental. Wait until the confirmation message appears that the job is complete.

  7. Complete your site's workflow and publish the video.