Amazon Chime

The new kid in the online meeting world: Amazon Chime

Competing with Google Hangouts and Skype, Amazon Chime is a new communication tools that makes it easy to connect with people regardless of where they are in the world. The application?s most attractive feature is its simplicity and conversations can be started with just one click or tap. View full description

PROS

  • High-quality audio and high-definition video
  • Numerous features to facilitate productive meetings

CONS

  • Most features require a paid subscription
  • Basic Plan is very limited and impractical for most users

Competing with Google Hangouts and Skype, Amazon Chime is a new communication tools that makes it easy to connect with people regardless of where they are in the world. The application?s most attractive feature is its simplicity and conversations can be started with just one click or tap.

Secure and easy online meetings

Amazon Chime is compatible with desktop computers, laptops and mobile devices such as tablets and phones. You can switch between devices for video and voice chat meetings. Useful features include chat rooms, remote desktop control, and screen sharing. You are also able to share meeting URLs with attendees and record meetings. These and other features make the application an affordable alternative to costly meeting software and services catering to businesses and other enterprises. Chime?s Basic Plan is free, although you are limited to two users per meeting and many features are blocked. The Plus Plan unlocks most features, while the Pro Plan is ideal for larger businesses and allows meetings for up to 100 participants.

A simple communications service for meetings

By making online meetings easier to organise, Amazon Chime helps businesses connect and increase productivity. In addition to its easy-to-use and simple design, many features make communicating effortless. For example, the application automatically reconnects users that have been dropped. Overall, Chime is a great alternative to other online meeting services like WebEx, Skype and Google Hangouts although the user experience is relatively clumsier than more established platforms. Given the application was only launched in 2017, Chime shows a lot of promise.

A single, easy-to-use communications application that you can trust

Online meetings

Amazon Chime is designed to help you run productive and efficient online meetings from your mobile device or your desktop. Meetings start on time, they’re easy to join with a single tap or click, the visual roster shows who is participating, and anyone can mute background noise. It’s easy to participate, and you can join from anywhere.

Video Conferencing

Amazon Chime allows you to conduct video conference calls with a single tap or click. You can use video conferencing for up to 16 people on your desktop, or 8 people on mobile devices, with easy to see video tiles displayed on your screen. High-quality wideband audio and high-definition video allow you to focus on the conversation instead of straining to hear what is being said.

Chat

Amazon Chime allows you to chat with people, inside or outside your organization. You are notified when you have new messages, and you can see when your sent messages have been sent, delivered, and read. You can chat with just one person, or in a group, and you can share files instantly by simply attaching them to the conversation. Your chats are automatically synchronized across your devices, and your chat history is searchable.

Chat Rooms

Amazon Chime allows you to create Chat Rooms to easily bring groups of people together to work on projects. @Username mentions allow you to alert the right people in the room, and you can share files by simply attaching them to the conversation. Chat Rooms are available on all your devices, and chat history is searchable

Smart Presence 

Amazon Chime uses smart presence to indicate your status, where green means you’re available, and red means you’re busy. You can also manually set your presence to indicate that you’re not available, or hide your presence status entirely.

Drag, Drop and Share Your Files 

Amazon Chime allows you to share files instantly by simply attaching them in a meeting, a chat, or a chat room. Files are sent securely, and recipients can save them to their device.

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