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Creating read-only chat channels for announcements with Amazon Chime SDK messaging

Amazon Chime SDK messaging provides the building blocks needed to build chat and other real-time messaging features. Available APIs include sending messages, retrieving message history, editing messages, deleting messages, setting retention policies on stored messages, and streaming chat export. These APIs are combined with the Amazon Chime SDK for JavaScript and managed messaging infrastructure so […]

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Build a live streaming chat application using Amazon IVS and Amazon Chime SDK

Building low latency live streaming and implementing chat features are common requests from customers who want an interactive experience. For example, customers who want to build a live streaming app with user-generated content (UGC) look for chat to help enhance interaction between users. In live commerce services, sellers needs to be responsive to product chat […]

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Quickly launch an Amazon Chime SDK application with AWS Amplify

Building a server-less full stack meeting application enabled with the Amazon Chime SDK for Javascript requires you to configure a back end cloud infrastructure to allow for the creation and deletion of Amazon Chime meetings and attendees within the application. This walkthrough shows how to leverage AWS Amplify to simplify and speed up the creation […]

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Transforming audio and shared content in the Amazon Chime SDK for JavaScript

During the course of a virtual meeting, participants sometimes want to share rich media in addition to their standard audio and video. The Amazon Chime SDK enables customers to share media from other applications or browsers into a meeting, such as music for an online fitness class. You can share audio and video from your […]

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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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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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Amazon Chime on Raspberry PI

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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