media processing suite

Aventus is a cloud-based end-to-end media processing solution for live events, 24x7 live linear channels, and VOD content. Complete with flexible acquisition options, scalable transcoding, adaptive bitrate packaging, robust security, and ad opportunities, Aventus helps you scale and monetize your content for millions. Provided as a managed service, Aventus simplifies the complexities of the changing media industry.

Aventus Technical Specs
Input Formats

MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS)

  • Protocols - Unicast UDP and RTP
  • Ad Markers - SCTE-35 Cue Messages
  • Closed Captions - EIA/CEA-708

Adobe Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)

  • Protocol – RTMP (Push or Pull)
  • Closed Captions - EIA/CEA-708
Input Codecs

MPEG-2/H.262 Video

  • Main Profile (4:2:0)
  • High Profile (4:2:0, 4:2:2)
  • 422 Profile (4:2:0, 4:2:2)

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video

  • Baseline, Main, High Profile (8-bit 4:2:0)
  • High 10 Profile (10-bit 4:2:0)
  • High 422 Profile (10-bit 4:2:2)


  • Mono, Stereo, Surround (5.1, 7.1)

Dolby Digital (AC-3) Audio

  • Mono, Stereo, Surround (5.1, 7.1)

MPEG Audio (Layer II and III)

  • Mono, Stereo
Video & Audio Processing


  • Channel Downmixing, Resampling


  • 4:2:2 to 4:2:0 Chroma Subsampling, Deinterlacing
Output Codecs

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video

  • Baseline, Main, High Profile (4:2:0 Progressive)

MPEG-4 AAC Audio

  • LC, HE v1, HE v2 Profile (Stereo, Mono)
Output Formats

Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)

  • HLS Specification v3 and v4, Ad Markers, Closed Captions, Multiple Audio Languages, Multiple Bit Rate Audio

Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH)

  • CEA-708 Closed Captions, Multiple Audio Languages, Multiple Bit Rate Audio

Adobe RTMP

  • Multi Bit Rate Output, Ad Markers, CEA-708 Closed Captions
Content Protection

Atlas DRM

  • Apple FairPlay
  • Google Widevine
  • Microsoft PlayReady
  • Adobe Primetime

Entitlement Enforcement Service

  • Generates per-customer tokens for all four of the above DRMs

Key Service

  • Provides the keys for encryption for all four of the above DRMS during content creation
Closed Captioning & Subtitles

EIA/CEA-708 Passthrough


Ad Maker Input

  • API calls
  • SCTE-35 SpliceInsert and TimeSignal commands

Ad Marker Output

  • HLS Playlist Tags (SCTE-67, Adobe Primtetime, Freewheel, mDialog)
  • Smooth Streaming Sparse Tracks (SCTE-35)
  • RTMP AMF Messages (SCTE-104)

Nielsen Audience Metrics

Slate Insertion

Still Image Slate (JPEG)



  • Apple HLS


External API & UI

User Interface and API

  • Ad Insertion
  • Create/Edit Channel
  • Channel Telemetry
  • Channel Configuration import/export
  • Channel Dashboard
  • Encoding Preset import/export
  • Input Video Preview
  • Start/Stop Scheduling
  • Secure API (SSL)
  • Slate Insertion
  • User Authentication (X.509 Certificate)

API Only

  • Secure API (SSL), Encoding Customization