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Category: Amazon Chime

Join Amazon Chime meetings with Alexa to stay connected with co-workers

Customers are always looking for easy ways to join work meetings virtually with high-quality video and audio. There can be technical challenges connecting to a meeting or unreliable video and audio. There are also inherent problems such as simultaneously using a computer as a screen for the meeting and a device to draft notes. The […]

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Build chat features into your application with Amazon Chime SDK messaging

Overview We have heard from Amazon Chime SDK customers since our launch in 2019 that they needed messaging features in their applications. Telehealth customers wanted to enable real-time and asynchronous communication between care providers and patients. Live event hosts wanted participants to discuss content in real-time over messaging while they watched a video stream. Services […]

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Amazon Chime SDK Smart Video Sending Demo

The Amazon Chime SDK provides real-time communications components that developers can use to quickly add audio, video, and screen sharing capabilities to their own web or mobile applications. In this blog post, we introduce the open-source Amazon Chime SDK Smart Video Sending Demo. The Demo showcases how to dynamically display up to 16 video tiles […]

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Build a video contact center with Amazon Connect and Amazon Chime SDK

Businesses are investing in video-enabled experiences. They’ve been clear they want to embed more video-enabled functionality in the customer support products and services that they already offer to their customers. Businesses are prioritizing video for the processes used to connect their customers to support agents, or route other inbound inquiries. They have a variety of use […]

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Providing anonymity on customer service calls using Amazon Chime Proxy Phone Sessions

If you’re a company that provides customer service via phone where you engage a specialist for consultation with a customer, you are connecting two individuals for a limited amount of time. Unless you use masked phone numbers to connect those individuals, they may be required to share their personal phone numbers. We hear customers say […]

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How to Integrate Apple’s CallKit into iOS Applications Using the Amazon Chime SDK

Apple’s CallKit is a framework introduced with iOS 10. It gives users the ability to handle VoIP calls from third party apps, such as Skype, similar to how they would handle a system phone call. If your iOS application is currently using Amazon Chime SDK without Apple’s CallKit, you will notice that in-application audio cannot be started […]

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The power of video everywhere with the Amazon Chime SDK

Over the course of the last six months, video has gone from a technology previously used in only a small number of meetings to a mission-critical application required for most business interactions. Whether it’s a telehealth consult with your doctor or a remote classroom, most organizations and individuals see the value of video across industry, […]

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How Cerner uses the Amazon Chime SDK to enhance its virtual health strategy

As a global health care company, Cerner provides a range of technology and services to its clients. In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, an area of focus for Cerner was enabling care at a distance through virtual health solutions. Cerner clients were rapidly deploying and scaling virtual health solutions to meet the needs […]

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Using the Amazon Chime SDK for 3rd party devices

Introduction The Amazon Chime SDK is a set of real-time communications components that developers can use to quickly add audio, video, and screen sharing capabilities to their own applications. Developers can use the same communication infrastructure and services that power Amazon Chime, an online meetings service from AWS, to deliver engaging experiences in their applications. For instance, […]

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Building a Meeting Application on iOS using the Amazon Chime SDK

The Amazon Chime SDKs for iOS and Android provide application developers native choices to add audio calling, video calling, and screen share viewing capabilities to their mobile applications. Developers can use the same communication infrastructure that powers Amazon Chime, an online meetings service from AWS, to deliver engaging experiences in their applications. This post demonstrates how to use the […]

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