Presented as an extension, the Google Plus Hangouts sample code is a demonstration of a simple hangout app. Available as Gadget XML, Source Code, and Public App, the Google Plus Hangouts Apps aim to create new social experiences, create custom media effects, enable real-time collaboration, and increase social interaction. For more information about which Apps are associated to Hangouts, visit https://developers.google.com/+/hangouts/sample-apps
Considering adding video capabilities to an application? There are numerous APIs to choose from. ProgrammableWeb provides a huge list of Video APIs to accommodate developers. In this article we summarize the top ten choices based on popularity on the ProgrammableWeb website.
12seconds.tv has released the first version of its API, allowing developers to integrate the service, which lets users record "video status" updates no longer than 12 seconds, directly into their own sites. Their new REST API is currently only read-only, providing methods to retrieve a user's video or their "friend stream," get information about a specific video (including its playback URL), and search videos by tag. More technical details at our 12secods.tv API profile.