With the new YouTube WatchMe for Android project, developers can now integrate live streaming into their apps. Thanks to this new open source project, more third-party devs will be able to offer video streaming features similar to Sony’s Live on YouTube by – Xperia and HTC’s upcoming RE camera.

Developers looking to add extra media capabilities to their software can head over to GitHub to pull down some of the necessary tools to get started. YouTube WatchMe uses the YouTube Data API v3, YouTube Live Streaming API, Google Play Services and Plus API. So you can pretty much tailor it to fit your app’s needs. However, as a small caveat, Google notes that the app is still experimental, so there’s likely to be some growing pains along the way.

(via YouTube API Blog)

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