Amazon Chime : Amazon Takes on Skype, WebEx with Video Conferencing Tool For Business

Amazon Chime - Video Conferencing Tool For Business
Amazon Chime - Video Conferencing Tool For Business

Amazon entered in new industry with it’s Video Conferencing Tool Amazon Chime. It is all set to compete with Skype for Business and WebEx.

“It’s hard to find people who actually like the technology they use for meetings today. Most meeting applications or services are hard to use, deliver bad audio and video, require constant switching between multiple tools to do everything they want, and are way too expensive. Amazon Chime delivers frustration-free meetings will allow users to be productive from anywhere. And with no ongoing maintenance or management fees, Amazon Chime is a great choice for companies that are looking for a solution to meetings that their employees will love to use.”, Amazon Web Services Vice President for Enterprise Applications Gene Farrell said in a statement.

 

Key Features of Amazon Chime :

Amazon Chime is a managed service that runs on Amazon Web Service, it doesn’t require users to deploy or maintain complex infrastructure and software. And users get benefit from the security that comes with a data center and network architecture built to meet the requirements of the most security-sensitive organizations

Amazon Chime is available for iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac. Chats are always synchronized across all devices. So user can switch between devices anytime, even in the middle of a meeting. you can download the app from official site for Chime.

Amazon Chime Android Screen
Amazon Chime Android Screen

Users can sign in to Chime via existing Amazon account & users can set personal meeting Link & meeting id. There are no minimum fees. Billing is done based on per user, per month and user can change or cancel your subscription at any time.

Amazon Chime is available with three different plans :

  • Basic Plan : It allows users to make 1:1 voice and video calls, and to use chat and chat rooms, on all your devices. Message history will be stored for 30 days in basic plan. this plan is Free of cost. In basic plan maximum 2 people can do end to end voice and video calls.
  • Plus Plan : It adds the screen sharing feature during meetings, and enables integration with company directory. In this plan also maximum attendees are only 2. In Plus Plan 1GB/User space is provided for storing message history. This plan costs $2.5 per user per month.
  • Pro Plan : It offers the complete features for online meetings, scheduling, hosting and recording meetings. User can create personalized meeting URLs like chime.aws/SaGarGanatra . In Pro plan maximum attendees are 100. This plan costs $15 per user per month.

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