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Google+ Launches Hangouts on Air Worldwide with Improved Features

May 8 2013, 7:17am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Google+ Launches Hangouts on Air Worldwide with Improved Features

Google has not only launched its "Hangouts on Air" service for all Google+ users on Tuesday. But Google+ has also made some enhancements for its service. Hangout on Air adds up live video uploading ability.

Google has officially announced, on Tuesday, the worldwide launch of Google+ Hangouts on Air. Now all Google+ users can use this service. The social media network giant introduced three enhancements. An update for Hangouts on Air allows friends and family members to enjoy live recording, streaming, sharing and other advanced features to video forward and rewind.

All the social media networks allow uploading which undergoes processing cycle. You will not feel sitting away from show or live conference with Google+ hangouts capability. No more processing detail, no headaches of idle sitting and watching just as the show goes on.

Google Plus has three new updates to improve Hangouts On Air experience:

  • Ability to rewind live streaming / broadcasts
  • No more wait to get video processed
  • High quality videos will be available on mobile also
  • Live streaming can now be done without refreshing

This update is first of its kind and long in demand for the ability to go back to start or pause the live webcast or show. Do not miss the important moments now by using Hangouts on air features. It supports business pages, g+ profiles and events. When the time of event comes, show automatically starts playing. No refresh is required. During a live session, conference or meeting you can pause it and make some coffee, come back and watch it again from same point without losing any single frame.

Latest Google cloud technology has made it possible. During the process only buffering is required as content is recorded and streamed on the same time along with frame switching ability. YouTube is public video sharing platform. Everybody can upload and watch content. When you upload something, it gets processed before getting on air. It takes few minutes. New update has removed this processing and videos will be available within no time.

If you are watching show on mobile, high quality stream would be delivered. It was downgraded before. The whole new live hangout experience is superb with only few drawbacks. The big button “Start Broadcasting” becomes red in few minutes to allow you start live show. The current set of updates has enables businesses of all scale use the power of Google cloud and conduct free live broadcasts, webcasts and conferences. In combination with other technologies, schools, colleges and universities can use it for offsite learning and teaching experiences.

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