The mapping technology, Google says, will enable mobile phones to have a "human-scale understanding of space and motion," allowing for a deeper interaction with the surrounding environment.
The next episode of messaging services' hot streak, app Tango gets a $280 million investment led by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and surpasses its 200 millionth registered user.
The 3D-mapping smartphone packs four cameras to map every surface around it, according to details spotted on a Chrome support site.
The Blu Tango looks, feels, and acts like a cheap phone. We'd recommend almost any other Android handset, but if you absolutely must have an inexpensive, unlocked GSM smartphone, the Tango is affordable.
CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Seth Rosenblatt discuss Google's exploration of 3D mapping. Find out how Project Tango could affect the lives of the vision impaired, make gaming more dynamic, and simplify your wanderings at Ikea.
Take the latest in computer vision, power it with custom-built hardware and chipsets, and put Google behind the wheel. Welcome to Project Tango, an attempt to revolutionize mobile mapping.
Remi El-Ouazzane says his chip firm Movidius is more than just another partner in Google's mobile 3D-mapping project -- it's at the center of a revolution in how computers process visuals.
Say hello to the first fruits of Google's Project Tango, a prototype smart phone that maps the world around you in 3D.
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