Google Wants to Put a 3D Camera on Your Smartphone — Here’s Why

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Google’s quest to map the entire world doesn’t end with the outdoors. Now, Google wants to create maps of indoor spaces too — and that’s a powerful idea. The product of the Google Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) division, Project Tango is a way of 3D-mapping indoor spaces using specialized sensors mounted to a mobile device. Not everything born in ATAP makes it to the real world, but Project Tango has recently moved out of ATAP and is on its way to becoming a real product. Let’s dive in and see what it’s all about. What is Project Tango? It’s a smartphone, and it’s a…

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