CNET's Scott Stein tests out Project Tango, Google's VR software for smartphones and tablets. The software has 3D-mapping and sensing capabilities that push the bounds of virtual reality.
The company is bringing its 3D mapping and sensing initiative, originally announced only for smartphones, to tablets.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Say hello to the first fruits of Google's Project Tango, a prototype smart phone that maps the world around you in 3D.
Google has created a prototype Android phone that has a human-like understanding of the space through which it moves.