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Amazon Chime SDK vs Daily

A head-to-head comparison of Amazon Chime SDK and Daily, And what features and value does Video SDK offer?

AWS Chime

Amazon Chime is an SDK designed to facilitate the integration of video conferencing, audio calls, and texting into your applications. The Amazon Chime SDK offers essential live video features and incorporates AWS' user management capabilities to enhance the overall functionality.

Daily

Daily allows developers to create real-time video and audio calls that operate directly in the web browser. The SDK simplifies the process of handling common backend video call functionalities across various platforms, providing sensible defaults for a smoother development experience.

How Video SDK make a difference?

When it comes to SDKs, AWS Chime and Daily are popular choices. Daily stands out for its wide reach, developer community, and seamless integrations, while Chime benefits from AWS' robust cloud infrastructure and enterprise support.

However, both options might not be ideal for agile startups due to their bulkiness and lack of certain features.

Here's where Video SDK comes in. With Video SDK's single SDK, you get comprehensive video/voice calls, live streams, and collaborative features, all easily integrated into your app in just a few minutes.

This page compares AWS Chime and Daily, but don't forget to consider Video SDK as a worthy alternative for your needs.

Features Comparison : AWS Chime vs Daily vs Video SDK

AWS Chime
Daily
Video SDK

No. of participants (Including hosts)

AWS Chime supports upto 55 participants.

Daily supports upto 1000 participants.

VideoSDK supports millions participants.

Ease of SDK Integration

Requires high coding effort

Daily SDK is Complex for integration.

VideoSDK generally requires more than 2 weeks for SDK integration.

Adpative audio/video quality

AWS Chime offers adaptive audio/video quality.

Daily audio/video quality upto 720p.

VideoSDK offers adaptive audio/video quality.

Works behind the Firewall, Private Network

No

No

Yes

Role Management, Permissions, Policy and Templates

AWS Chime offer limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

Daily has limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

VideoSDK offer Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

Automatic video and audio track degrade due to bandwidth in-consistency

Not available

Yes

Available

Dynamic Layout for Studio and RTMP Live Streaming

Not available

No

In VideoSDK no needed manual configuration.

Build collaborative features like chat, poll, Q & A, whiteboard etc.

In AWS Chime collaborative features is not available.

In Daily collaborative features is not available.

Collaborative features available VideoSDK.

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware

Not available

No

Easy integration

Webhooks

Not available

No

Available

Pricing Model

Usage based

Usage based

Usage based Price

Interactive Live Streaming

Separate SDK

Daily supports interactive live streaming.

VideoSDK supports interactive live streaming.

Cloud Recording

AWS Chime offers cloud recording capabilities.

Daily offers cloud recording capabilities.

VideoSDK offers cloud recording capabilities.

Interactive Whiteboard

AWS Chime not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Daily provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

VideoSDK provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Multi-platform

AWS Chime not supports multiple platforms for a wider reach

Daily not supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

VideoSDK supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

Interactive Participant Support

AWS Chime support upto 250 interactive participants.

Daily support upto 1000 Interactive Participants.

Up to 5,000

Mobile browser support

AWS Chime offers limited support for mobile browsers.

84%

Video support only 90% mobile browsers.

Automatic audio / video degrade, re-connectivity

AWS Chime supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

720p only

VideoSDK supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

Audio & Video powered by AI

No

Partial

Yes

Independent of Open Source Dependency

AWS Chime is not dependent on open source.

Daily is not dependent on open source.

VideoSDK is not dependent on open source.

Customised RTMP, Cloud Recording, HLS

No

Yes

Yes

API for building specific features such as collaborative games, polls etc

No

Partial

Yes

API to build social features such as merging rooms, battles, coins, gifts sending etc

No

No

Yes

Full HD recording

AWS Chime supports full HD recording.

Daily supports full HD recording.

VideoSDK supports full HD recording.

Open source templates

No

Daily not rely on open source templates

VideoSDK heavily rely on open source templates.

Full Custom roles

AWS Chime offer limited support for custom roles.

Daily has no custom roles option.

VideoSDK offer support for full custom roles.

HLS Streaming

AWS Chime supports HLS streaming.

Daily supports HLS streaming.

VideoSDK supports HLS streaming.

Cost-effective

AWS Chime is not cost effective.

No

VideoSDK is cost effective.

Prebuilt SDK

AWS Chime not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Yes, but limited features

VideoSDK provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Fully customizable UI

AWS Chime not allows for a customizable UI.

Daily has Limited customizable UI

VideoSDK allows for a Limited customizable UI.

Metaverse platform support

AWS Chime not support Metaverse platform.

No

VideoSDK support Metaverse platform.

Session analytics

Paid

Yes

VideoSDK offer session analytics option.

Data Tracks

AWS Chime not offer data tracks option.

Partial data tracking option.

VideoSDK offer track data option.

Price Comparison : AWS Chime vs Daily vs Video SDK

AWS Chime
Daily
Video SDK

Volume Discount

AWS Chime offer the volume discount.

Yes

VideoSDK offer the volume discount.

Video Conferencing

  • $1.7 per 1,000 minutes
  • $4 per 1,000 minutes
  • Video SD: $2.00
  • Video HD: $3.00
  • Video Full HD: $7.00
  • Video 2K: $7.00
  • Video 2K+: $7.00

Analytics

$0.023 per minute

Yes

VideoSDK offer free analytics.

Separate pricing for video and audio

Yes

Yes

Yes

Free 10,000 minutes every month

No

Yes

Yes

Minimum price for video calls

$0.0017 per participant minute

$0.004 per participant min

$0.002 per participant minute

Minimum price for audio-only calls

$0.0017 per participant minute

$0.00099 per participant min

$0.0006 per participant min

Advanced Firewall Control

No

$500/month

VideoSDK offer free firewall control.

Compliance & Privacy

AWS Chime SDK provides robust support for HIPAA compliance.

Daily provides robust support for Only HIPAA compliance, although it comes with associated charges.

Secure real-time audio-video to your app or website with compliance and privacy.

  1. HIPPA Complaint
  2. GDPR Complaint
  3. Data Localization
  4. SOC 2 Type 2
  5. VAPT(Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing,)
  6. CERT-in (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team )

Cloud recording pricing

  • $12.5 per 1,000 minutes
  • $13.49 per 1,000 minutes
  • Video SD: $15.00 1,000 minutes, No limit on participants
  • Video HD: $15.00 1,000 minutes,No limit on participants

RTMP pricing

NA

  • $15 per 1,000 minutes
  • $15 per 1,000 minutes

ILS pricing

NA

  • $0.0012 per minute
  • $0.001 per participant minute (Also supports Full HD)

Storage pricing

  • $0.023 per GB
  • $3 per 1000 minutes per month
  • $3 per 1000 minutes per month

Support Comparison : AWS Chime vs Daily vs Video SDK

AWS Chime
Daily
Video SDK

Support

Paid

Paid

Yes

Cost

  • Plans upto $5,500 per month
  • Advanced Support: $500 per month
  • Premium Support: $1,500 per month
  • Enterprise: $5,000 per month

Free

Access to Testing

No

No

All paid accounts get access to testing support from Video SDK.

Access to TAM / CS Engineer

No

No

Dedicated CS & Solution Engineers

SLAs

No

No

Inexpensive SLA with 99.9% uptime

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“VideoSDK's well-structured product and efficient support team expedited integration. Their excellent user experience and well-defined documentation prompted us to switch from our previous provider.”

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Sr. Director - Technology at Judge Group

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