Google Hangouts screenshots (2009 - 2018)

Google acquired Gizmo5

2009 - Google acquired Gizmo5
Google may outgo Skype by means of mobile video

2010 - Google may outgo Skype by means of mobile video
GMail = Unified Communications client

2010 - GMail = Unified Communications client
Google improves video chat quality

2010 - Google improves video chat quality
Google adds video chat to Android. Skype already enables video calls between Android and iPhone

2011 - Google adds video chat to Android. Skype already enables video calls between Android and iPhone
Web video chat: Google Hangouts vs Facebook Skype

2011 - Web video chat: Google Hangouts vs Facebook Skype
Google Hangouts adds real-time code-collaboration

2011 - Google Hangouts adds real-time code-collaboration
Google Hangouts turned into full-featured web-conferencing tool

2011 - Google Hangouts turned into full-featured web-conferencing tool
Google+ launched pages for companies and brands

2011 - Google+ launched pages for companies and brands
Google adds phone conferencing to Hangouts

2011 - Google adds phone conferencing to Hangouts
Google+ Hangouts comes to iPad and iPhone

2012 - Google+ Hangouts comes to iPad and iPhone
Voice calling is back in Google Hangouts

2013 - Voice calling is back in Google Hangouts
Google unveiled video conferencing system for meeting rooms

2014 - Google unveiled video conferencing system for meeting rooms
Google Hangouts now can connect to Polycom, Cisco and other videoconferencing systems

2014 - Google Hangouts now can connect to Polycom, Cisco and other videoconferencing systems
Google created Hangouts video chat plug-in for Outlook

2014 - Google created Hangouts video chat plug-in for Outlook
Google wants to embed its video chat in every business app

2014 - Google wants to embed its video chat in every business app
Pie - group collaboration chat with less noise

2014 - Pie - group collaboration chat with less noise
Google Hangouts will no longer require a plugin for Chrome

2014 - Google Hangouts will no longer require a plugin for Chrome
Google Hangouts adds voice calls to mobile app

2014 - Google Hangouts adds voice calls to mobile app
Google Hangouts is available as a standalone Chrome app for Windows and Chromebooks

2014 - Google Hangouts is available as a standalone Chrome app for Windows and Chromebooks
Chat for work Pie gets $1.2M

2015 - Chat for work Pie gets $1.2M
Google Hangouts now allows to make videocalls to those who don't have Google account

2015 - Google Hangouts now allows to make videocalls to those who don't have Google account
Google acquired work chat Pie

2016 - Google acquired work chat Pie
Google Hangouts Meet provides new $1,999 hardware kit

2017 - Google Hangouts Meet provides new $1,999 hardware kit