Amazon Kinesis Video Streams
Developer Guide

Getting Started with Kinesis Video Streams

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

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

  • Create a Kinesis video stream.

Other sections in this guide describe how to send data to the stream and view data on the stream.

If you are new to Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, we recommend that you read Amazon Kinesis Video Streams: How It Works first.


Following the Getting Started sample will not incur any charges to your AWS account. See Amazon Kinesis Video Streams Pricing for data costs in your region.