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Helping schools open safely with Amazon Honeycode

2020 has been a challenging time for any organization that needs to physically bring people together, and especially schools. A common approach to help teachers and school children come together safely, is to ask parents to provide information every day before dropping their kids off at school. This post highlights the key decisions and steps […]

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Use Amazon QuickSight to visualize data from Amazon Honeycode

Amazon Honeycode gives you the power to build custom apps without programming. Honeycode apps are built in four steps: Organize your data in Tables. Build apps using the drag-and-drop App Builder. Use Automations to replace manual steps in your process. Share your apps with your team. Honeycode lets you get started quickly by using an app […]

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Analyze skill analytics using Metrics API and Amazon QuickSight

Alexa is probably already in your home, and now you can bring Alexa to your office too. Alexa for Business enables organizations and employees to use Alexa to get more work done. With Alexa for Business, employees can use Alexa as their intelligent assistant to be more productive in meeting rooms, at their desks, and […]

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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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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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Hands-free meetings with Logitech Zoom Rooms and Alexa for Business

The return of employees to physical offices highlights the need for touch-free and voice-controlled meeting rooms. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Gartner predicted that “by 2022, 40% of formal meetings will be facilitated by virtual concierges and advanced analytics.”[i] While Echo devices can be used in meeting rooms, Alexa for Business is easier to deploy […]

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Building a Meeting Application on Android using the Amazon Chime SDK

We introduced Amazon Chime SDKs for iOS and Android to supplement the Amazon Chime SDK for JavaScript. This provides application developers native choices when integrating audio, video, and screen share sharing sessions into their own applications. In addition to providing methods to access the Amazon Chime SDK media services and local audio and video devices, the Amazon Chime […]

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Customers like Slack choose the Amazon Chime SDK for real-time communications

Amazon Chime is a meetings and video conferencing service. Developers can use the same communications infrastructure to add audio, video, and screen sharing capabilities directly to their applications using the Amazon Chime SDK. Since the launch of the Amazon Chime SDK at re:Invent 2019, many of our customers have been using the SDK to embed […]

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