Posted On: May 4, 2022

Today Amazon Kinesis Video Streams announces new APIs and SDKs to help you extract images from your video streams. This fully-managed capability allows customers to request images via API calls or configure automatic image generation based on metadata tags in ingested video. 

Customers can use this new functionality to generate images for playback applications such as thumbnails or enhanced timeline scrubbing. They can also generate images for Machine Learning pipelines, including Amazon Sagemaker, Amazon Rekognition, or custom solutions. 

These features are available in all regions where Kinesis Video Streams is available. Image extraction will cost $10 per million images for streams of resolution up to and including 1080p, or $18 per million images for streams or resolution greater than 1080p up to 4K. 

To learn more about Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, see here. To get started with this feature, see here.