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Mask user phone numbers using Amazon Chime proxy phone sessions

On April 6, we released Amazon Chime proxy phone sessions. Developers can now easily enable two users to call or text for up to twelve hours, without requiring users to share their personal phone numbers. Instead of reaching each other using personal phone numbers, they use a number provided on demand by Amazon Chime proxy phone […]

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Understanding Security in the Amazon Chime Application and SDK

Workers and teachers around the world increasingly rely on Amazon Chime and other services that enable remote working and distance education. As their usage has increased, so has scrutiny of security practices. Customers want to be sure that the content of their meetings and classes is accessible only to those intended to have access. This […]

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Amazon Chime SDK adds Content Share and Support for Safari Browsers

Today, AWS announced the latest version of Amazon Chime SDK for JavaScript, Version 1.2.1 (available on npm and GitHub). This new version fully supports the Safari versions 13.0 and above. This update enables users of applications built with the Amazon Chime SDK to share screens or application windows from Safari browsers (previous versions of the […]

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Introducing the Amazon Chime SDKs for iOS and Android

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

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Best practices for remote work using Amazon Chime

COVID-19 is affecting just about every aspect of our lives including how we work or learn. Many employees and students are working from home who haven’t in the past and while being at home might have some benefits such as more family time, it is important to pay attention to technology, environment, and etiquette best […]

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Announcing the Amazon Chime Meetings App for Slack

The challenge of effectively connecting employees to each other and to critical business processes continues to grow as more information workers collaborate on multi-sites and remote teams. Our customers tell us that their employees need access to online meeting services with group audio, video, and screen sharing as well as advanced features like guest access […]

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What does Amazon Chime’s global expansion mean for you?

June 29, 2020: Updated to clarify the 14 regions available for meetings and the single region used to store user information. Today, Amazon Chime announced a global expansion by extending hosting of online meetings to 14 AWS regions. Customers choose which AWS regions can host their meetings, and then Amazon Chime selects the region for […]

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A Builder’s Guide to Amazon Chime sessions at re:Invent 2019

At AWS re:Invent 2019, the Amazon Chime session track offers a breadth of new capabilities for web or telecom application developers. Let’s review the two main areas of focus for builders and developers with Amazon Chime in this year’s re:Invent. New Amazon Chime SDK The Amazon Chime SDK enables developers to build real-time experiences into […]

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Configuring Multi-Region Routing in Amazon Chime Voice Connector

Voice communications are often the front-line of a company’s identity. Companies require highly-available voice calling services to ensure they are always reachable by their customers. To ensure these requirements are met, businesses often build redundancy in their voice infrastructure and their connectivity to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). This post shows how you can […]

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Amazon Chime Adds New Ways to Increase Control and Share Management of Your Meetings

Customers tell us that the way Amazon Chime starts meetings is a productivity game-changer for their companies. Not only does Chime auto-call start meetings on time, meetings can start as soon as someone joins, without waiting for the host, allowing available participants to start getting work done. While this works for a broad set of […]

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