Project Ara Teardown Specs

Teardown reveals what makes Google’s new 3D-sensing Android phone tick

By on April 16, 2014 at 12:51 PM.

Teardown reveals what makes Google’s new 3D-sensing Android phone tick

Project Tango is a new Google initiative that aims to bring 3D-sensing to mobile devices. The tech could allow people to use devices for mapping areas around an individual, especially indoors, for navigation, gaming and other purposes. Just like Project Ara, the modular phone developed by Google, Project Tango is still in its infancy, with only a handful of developers having been invited to test it out. Even so, it appears iFixit has gotten its hands on the device in order to put it through its usual teardown paces. More →

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How Google's Project Tango Maps Indoor Spaces

Video: Here’s how Google’s Project Tango maps indoor spaces

By on February 24, 2014 at 6:30 AM.

Video: Here’s how Google’s Project Tango maps indoor spaces

After Google confirmed its 3D-sensing Project Tango smartphone the other day, a developer has already used the prototype device to highlight some of its capabilities, TechCrunch reveals. Matterport, which develops “computer vision and perceptual computing solutions like software that maps and creates 3D reconstructions of indoor spaces,” shows in a short video how Project Tango’s two cameras and advanced sensors are able to map indoor environments. More →

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Project Tango Google Android Phone

Video: Meet the coolest Android phone that you won’t be able to buy

By on February 20, 2014 at 3:51 PM.

Video: Meet the coolest Android phone that you won’t be able to buy

Project Tango may just be one of the coolest Google Android phones so far, although the phone will not be available for purchase anytime soon. Google has confirmed the new project coming from its ATAP division – which is short for Advanced Technology and Projects – which has been in development for over a year, and which Google will now share with 200 lucky developers that will get to create new apps to take advantage of its awesome features. More →

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