Getting started with Amazon Kinesis Video Streams - Amazon Kinesis Video Streams
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Getting started with Amazon Kinesis Video Streams

This section describes how to perform the following tasks in Amazon Kinesis Video Streams:

  • Set up your Amazon Web Services account and create an administrator, if you haven't already done so.

  • Create a Kinesis video stream.

  • Send data to the Kinesis video stream from your camera and view the media in the console.

If you're new to Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, we recommend that you read Kinesis Video Streams: How it works first.


Following the Getting started sample will not incur any charges to your Amazon Web Services account. For data costs in your Region, see Amazon Kinesis Video Streams Pricing.