Posted On: Nov 29, 2017

Customers use Amazon Kinesis to run real-time analytics using data streams. Today, we are adding video streams to Kinesis. We are announcing Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, a fully managed video ingestion and storage service. Kinesis Video Streams makes it easy to securely stream video from connected devices to AWS for machine learning, analytics, and processing. You can also stream other time-encoded data like RADAR and LIDAR signals using Kinesis Video Streams.

Kinesis Video Streams provides you SDKs you can install on your devices to make it easy and secure to stream video to AWS. It automatically provisions and elastically scales all the infrastructure needed to ingest video streams from millions of devices. It also durably stores, encrypts, and indexes the video streams and provides easy-to-use APIs so that applications can access and retrieve indexed video fragments based on tags and timestamps. Kinesis Video Streams provides a library to integrate ML frameworks such as Apache MxNet, Tensorflow, and OpenCV with video streams to build machine learning applications. Kinesis Video Streams is integrated with Amazon Rekognition Video, enabling you to build computer vision applications that detect objects, events, and people in videos. To learn more, visit the Kinesis Video Streams website.

To get started, create and configure a Kinesis video stream with a few clicks from the AWS Management Console. You can then install the Kinesis Video Streams SDK on your devices and start streaming data to AWS for analytics, processing, and storage. With Kinesis Video Streams, you pay only for what you use. There are no upfront commitments or minimum fees. To learn more, see the Kinesis Video Streams developer guide.

Kinesis Video Streams is available in the US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), EU (Ireland), EU (Frankfurt), and Asia Pacific (Tokyo) regions.