Preprocessor Library Guide
A watermarking service provided in the form of cloud SaaS. You can preprocess and package your content using the PallyCon cloud service without having to build a separate server with the CLI preprocessor or library.
sequenceDiagram participant A as Service site participant B as PallyCon cloud A ->> B: Encoded MP4 B -->> B: Watermark preprocessing opt Apply Multi-DRM B -->> B: Content encryption end B ->> A: Packaged result Note right of B: DASH / HLS content<br>(two set with 0, 1 marked)
The packaging service can be used via the web UI of the PallyCon console site or the following HTTP APIs.
Packaging guide through the web console
You can can perform content packaging for watermark preprocessing process on PallyCon Console site using Web UI. The following procedure will package the original MP4 video into two 0/1 watermarked DASH or HLS content. (A/B variants)
AWS region and S3 storage settings
To use the watermark packaging service, you must first select the AWS region to perform the service.
After login to the console site, go to the
Site Settings >
Integration Settings screen and set the region to be used on
Packaging Service Region in the
Forensic Watermarking Settings section.
Packaging Service Regionlist displays only the regions for which the instance type is currently supported for packaging. Storage of regions not listed can not be used for the packaging operations.
Next, set the AWS S3 storage information where the original content and packaging results will be stored.
Forensic Watermarking menu on the left side of the screen, go to the
Packaging Service >
Storage Setting screen and click the
Enter each item on the
Storage Registration screen as below.
Type: Select the type of storage to be registered. Currently, only S3 is supported.
Storage Name: Enter an arbitrary name to identify the storage. (Special characters can not be used, max 50 bytes)
Bucket Name: Enter the name of the bucket to be used for input or output of the packaging operation from among the buckets inside the S3 storage.
Access Key: Enter the ID value of
Access Keyrequired for S3 access.
Secret Key: Enter the
Secret Access Keyvalue of the Access Key.
Description: Enter a detailed description of the storage to be registered. (optional)
You can register multiple storages according to usage. At least two (input and output) storages must be registered for packaging.
Packaging Job Registration
When the storage registration is complete, go to the
Packaging screen for job registration. Click the
Create button on the right side of the screen to register a new job.
You must upload the original video file (mp4) to be packaged into the input bucket before you register the packaging job.
Enter each item on the
Registration of packaging operation screen as follows.
Job Name: Enter an arbitrary name to distinguish the job. (Special characters can not be used, maximum 50 bytes)
Content ID: Enter the unique ID (Content ID) of the content to be packaged. (Special characters can not be used, maximum 200 bytes)
Input Storage: Select the input storage from the list that you registered in the previous step.
Input Content Path: Enter the path of the source video file (mp4) in the storage, excluding the bucket name. (For example, source/test1.mp4)
Output Storage: Select the output storage you registered in the previous step from the list.
Output Content Path: Enter the path to the output to be created in the output bucket.
Security setting: If you package by applying watermarking and DRM simultaneously, click the
DRMoption to select it.
Streaming format: Select the streaming format to be packaged.
Caption file path: If you are packaging with subtitles, upload the subtitle file for each language to the same input storage as the source video, then input the corresponding path.
Enter each item and click the
Create button to register the packaging job for the content. A list of pending or running packaging jobs can be viewed on the corresponding screen.
If multiple source videos are registered for different resolutions, it can be packaged into adaptive bitrate (ABR) content.
When packaging is successful, 0/1 version watermarking content packaged in DASH/HLS format is created in the content path of the output storage set when registering the job.
The history of the completed packaging jobs can be viewed on the
Packaging history screen as shown below.
Packaged DASH/HLS content must be connected to the CDN supported by the watermark embedding module for real-time mixing. Please refer to Watermark Embedding Guide for details of this integration.