What you can build with Channels

Today’s users expect realtime experiences—without clicking or dragging to refresh. From customer support chat apps and realtime polling to realtime mapping and live sports commentary, Channels empowers all developers to create powerful realtime features at scale without worrying about infrastructure.

Realtime features

Our popular use cases

Discover how more than 250,000 developers use Channels to build better products.

Collaboration and social features Social & Collaboration

Use Channels to easily create realtime activity feeds for your new social network, support live comments and interactions for a sports event, or launch a poll with results that update in realtime.

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Realtime Location features Location

Display the realtime location of your food delivery service, share dynamic geolocation data with a friend, or even create a geofence that triggers location-based alerts.

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Realtime AR/VR features AR/VR/Gaming

Deliver a realistic feeling to your users and create a stronger community by adding realtime multi-user interactions to your games and apps.

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Realtime Trading Realtime Trading

Allow traders to execute as fast as opportunities present themselves and display trades and data visualizations in realtime using Channels for your trading platform.

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