What is Hangouts?
Google+ Hangouts unifies chats, audio calls, and video meetings across all of users' devices. Whether you are in BakerMail, on the desktop, or on Android or iOS devices.
let users connect and communicate with colleagues in multi-user video
rooms. Users might use Hangouts to hold a business meeting, discuss a
particular "hot topic" or pressing issue, or just have a multi-user
let you share your computer screen so other people in the hangout can
see what’s on your screen. You can choose to share any open window on
your computer. You can also share Google Drive files and collaborate to
write meeting notes or draw on a shared whiteboard.
addition, Google+ Hangouts are integrated with Google Calendar. Users
can add hangouts to their calendar events and join hangouts directly
from the calendar event, event reminder or email.
When you start a hangout in Google+, you'll also see an option to use Hangouts On Air.
Hangouts On Air let you broadcast your hangout, making them a great
option for large presentations, demonstrations, or lectures. After the
hangout and live broadcast, you can edit the recording of the meeting
and share it on YouTube.
At this time Baker does not allow the user to access Hangouts On Air.
Do I need a Google+ profile to use Hangouts?
but some features—starting or joining group video calls, sharing
photos, and using circles to control who can reach you and how—require a
Users with iOS devices like iPhones require a Google+ profile to use the new Hangouts.
How do I join a Google+ Hangouts?
Guests of an event with a Google+ hangout should click Join Google+ hangouts in the event bubble or event page to enter into the video call with other guests.
must be a Google+ user to join a hangout. If a guest to an event with a
hangout is not currently a Google+ user, they'll see a suggestion to
sign up for Google+.
How do I verify my YouTube account for Hangouts On Air?
Login to your YouTube account, Click on the arrow next to your picture or avatar, go to Video Manager, click Channel Settings and enable Longer Videos. This will take you through a verification process.
At this time Baker does not allow the user to access Hangouts on Air.