ATAP Project Tango: Google Offers First Look At 3D Mapping Software For Mobile Phones

Shrouded in mystery, Google’s new Project Tango sneak peek just dropped on YouTube today, and already it’s blowing up virally as tech types speculate how it will change the landscape of the modern world. Some of the simple applications mentioned include audible cues for the blind and mapping furniture to design and layout living room space. I’d say one of those has slightly more merit than the other …

According to the ATAP website, “The goal of Project Tango is to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.” It’s early to say this, but the possibilities with this appear limitless.

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