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  1. 360 degree panoramic slate, 2:1 aspect ratio

    About 360 degree panoramic live streaming, Azure media services.

    The latest requirement of slate is the only 16:9 aspect ratio on the channel live encoder.

    As the above, aspect ratio of 360 degree panoramic video is 2:1.
    https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/live-virtual-reality-streaming/

    If we want to insert slates in 360 degree panoramic case, we must produce special 16:9 slate for 2:1 panoramic videos.

    I hope insert 2:1 panoramic slate.

    Thanks,
    Akira

    1 vote
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  2. Flash Media Live Encoder, obs, solve problems with encoding channels

    In live streamin we have a bug with flash media live encoding to use encoding with channels in order to try keep the frame rate. I think that the focus must be in solve this issues and make better compatilbility whit other programs too this happens with obs and fmpeg too.

    4 votes
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  3. Reuse Asset for livestreaming

    Currently, we cannot use existing uploaded Assets for "live" streaming. This is useful when we do rerun a broadcasting.

    A scenario is that, we can watch same recorded conference video and chat about it at any place with their own devices. Or, just what we can expect about rerunning program in broadcast.

    13 votes
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  4. Support for 24/7 live streaming

    The live streaming channels should be able to keep online for a longer time window to support 24/7 live streams. The actual service works as long as you don't use the transcoding functionality but has some issues.

    For this type of streams a channel has to persist at all time and player URL has to be the same... even when a the ingest RTMP has some issues. A really nice feature would be a static slate/image that is showed in the live stream when there is no RTMP signal for some time.

    22 votes
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  5. Get an estimate how long it takes to create a channel and program

    To inform the broadcaster since sometimes it takes several minutes and the broadcaster might thing the encoder program stopped working

    2 votes
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  6. insert captions by SDK

    Insert Captions through SDK since not all encoders support this.

    2 votes
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  7. Reduce live streaming latency for Azure Media Services live streaming

    AMS is great, but it's intended for one-to-many applications.
    I need to create a one-to-one (single way) stream application, with very low latency (~2 seconds).
    But, at this right moment, only adaptative protocols are used to output the stream, so it is not possible.
    If you could integrate RTMP output stream and reduce the latency, would be wonderful

    35 votes
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    We recently added a Low Latency option on our v3 Live Event API to bring latency down to 8-10 seconds e2e.

    See the blog post here – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/what-s-new-in-azure-media-services-video-processing/

    We will begin work next on Ultra Low Latency ( and CMAF low latency) which is targeted at 2s range, but keep in mind tha latencies down at that level do not scale well to large audiences with high stability at the client side. Client side still needs to maintain about a 1 second buffer for the stream to stay stable.

  8. How to add own logo during live encoding

    Now I am using the live encoding of Azure Media service.In tradition way, If I encode the file on premise by Wirecast, I could add the own logo by Wirecast; But If I use the live encoding, could I add own logo without Wirecast ?

    5 votes
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  9. Add multi-audio support for Smooth live stream multi-bitrate ingest from client encoders

    Currently multiple audio streams (multi language) for live encoding ingest only work for RTP single bitrate video streams. Please add support for multiple language tracks to live multi-bitrate Smooth streams pushed from a client encoder. Scenario: Elemental Live encoder creates multi-language multi-video bitrate Smooth stream that gets pushed to AMS live channel over public internet connection. This is needed, because the RTP (UDP) protocol is not reliable for pushing over public internet connections, and the Azure Media Encoder encoding profiles do not always meet the specific scenarios or encoding options an on premise live encoder can offer.

    5 votes
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  10. Add support for Media Indexer on Live streams

    Add support for Media Indexer.... Bonus for Live Audio Translation, like Skype Translator

    12 votes
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  11. Define custom slate image on a live encoder channel which is not receiving ingest feed

    On a live encoder channel, when you stop pushing a live feed on ingest points, le encoded feeds are showing the joined image.
    Could it be possible to replace this default slate by a custom image in a channel?

    27 votes
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