Tuesday, 19 June 2018 10:00 GMT

Google to bring 3D technology to smartphones

(MENAFN -Arab News) SAN FRANCISCO: Google announced a new research project Thursday aimed at bringing 3D technology to smartphones, for potential applications such as indoor mapping, gaming and helping blind people navigate

The California tech giant said its ?Project Tango? would provide prototypes of its new smartphone to outside developers to encourage the writing of new applications

Project leader Johnny Lee said the goal of the project, which incorporates robotics and vision-processing technology, is ?to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.?

?What if you could capture the dimensions of your home simply by walking around with your phone before you went furniture shopping?? Google said on its Project Tango web page.

Google to bring 3D technology to smartphones

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