Amazon’s Chime Video Conferencing and Chat Service launched for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac, for both desktop and mobile and allows users to do video conferencing, chat, calls, and share content.
Amazon said, “You don’t need to switch between applications to collaborate. Instantly go from a chat to a call, share your screen, and even invite more people, with a simple click or tap, all in the same application.”
Amazon Chime service allows users to join meetings with a single tap or click. The company said, “Amazon Chime automatically reconnects you if you get dropped. Crystal clear audio and HD video keep you focused on the discussion,”
The company claims that users can choose to join meetings from any device and even switch the device in between meetings.
Amazon has launched the Chime communication service in three models – Basic, Plus, and Pro. Users can currently get a free trial of the Pro version for a period of 30 days after which they will either have to purchase the subscription of either Plus (at $2.50 per month) or Pro ($15 per month) continue with the free Basic version.
The Basic version of the app allows video calls for up to 2 people, chat, and chat rooms.
The Plus version additionally provides screen sharing and using users’ own corporate directory.
The Pro version provides everything that Plus version provides and video meetings for up to 100 people and personal meeting URLs.