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Google's Project Tango wants to map the world with smartphones

0. phoneArena posted on 20 Feb 2014, 19:46

When Google agreed to sell Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion, the sale agreement did not include the Advanced Technology and Projects group which has pioneered biotech security and the Project Ara modular phone. Today, the group unveiled its newest effort, called Project Tango, which has incredible implications for mapping and augmented reality...

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posted on 20 Feb 2014, 20:03 2

1. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

I don't know if feel exited or confused, I can see how this can help blind people and other things but I'm not too sure about it becoming a mainstream product

posted on 20 Feb 2014, 20:04

2. UglyFrank (Posts: 1930; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)

Quick timeline
1st: LG Optimus 3D
2nd: Google Project Tango
3rd: The All New HTC One Two Plus

posted on 21 Feb 2014, 04:25 1

3. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 3526; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)

Reminds me of the tech used in the Dark Knight, to map the city and keep track of things.

posted on 21 Feb 2014, 05:36

5. shahrooz (Posts: 785; Member since: 17 Sep 2013)

yea but it did that in real time using phone signals.

posted on 21 Feb 2014, 12:40

6. Nexus_bear (Posts: 32; Member since: 19 Nov 2013)

Actually it was the microphones and speakers to map one building. But Its all hypothetical and, I get your point.

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