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Category: Amazon Interactive Video Service

Build an Android App with a scrollable feed of live streams

As smartphones and mobile internet become more advanced, many apps have implemented media-rich experiences that connect content creators with end users. Sharing and consuming video is exceptionally popular among smartphone users, leading to the rise of interactive, social video. While mobile video streaming is popular, it’s often difficult for app developers to create a great […]

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Enhance your Android ecommerce app with Amazon Interactive Video Service

The internet has drastically changed the way that many people around the world shop. Although online shopping can be more convenient than shopping in-person, the human touch of a retail experience can be difficult to recreate in a website or app. As stores expand their online presence, some have turned to live, interactive video streams […]

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Build a compelling eCommerce experience with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Introduction Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) makes creating live video streams simpler than ever. This means you can spend more time creating live content and features to inspire, engage, and entice viewers. Amazon IVS helps you build a compelling, interactive platform that goes beyond traditional eCommerce experiences. In this post, I show you how […]

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Introducing Private Channels for Amazon Interactive Video Service

Today, Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) introduced Playback Authorization, a new feature which enables developers to launch private channels secured by JSON Web Tokens (JWTs). With just a little development, you can set up private channels that enable you to easily build subscription based live streaming services. This is the first of a two-part blog […]

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Using Amazon Interactive Video Service Timed Metadata – Part 2

Introduction Before we begin This blog post is part two of a two-part series aiming to excite and enable developers to build and learn how to use the Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) Timed Metadata feature. You should complete the steps in part one of this series to successfully complete this tutorial. The third step […]

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Using Amazon Interactive Video Service Timed Metadata – Part 1

Introduction Before we begin This blog post is part one of a two-part series aiming to excite and enable developers to build and learn how to use the Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) Timed Metadata feature. In this walk-through tutorial, you will build a full end-to-end working demonstration of an Amazon IVS live stream […]

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Setting Up for Streaming with Amazon Interactive Video Service

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is a managed, live-video streaming service. In this post we show you how to: Set up live streaming on your PC with OBS Studio. Set up live streaming on your cell phone with Streamlabs. Prerequisites Before you begin setting up your stream, follow the steps in Getting Started with Amazon […]

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