X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Google Project Tango Smartphone Lets You Make 3D Maps: DIY Street View

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) recently unveiled Project Tango, a smartphone that lets users make 3D models of their surroundings. ATAP is also working on development APIs that will let developers use those 3D models in apps.

google-project-tango-smartphonezoom in

The current Project Tango prototype is a 5″ phone with a 4 megapixel camera, a depth sensor, a motion tracking camera and two “computer vision processors.”

google-project-tango-smartphone-2zoom in

The sensors supposedly take about 250,000 measurements per second, which the phone processes into a 3D model in real time.

You’re not going to let the Google Street View crew into your house, but a harmless little smartphone? Come to my pocket and my life! The NSA wants a pendant-sized version of this thing yesterday.

[Google ATAP via Ubergizmo]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



LEGO NASA SLS Rocket Sculpture

LEGO NASA SLS Rocket Sculpture

Deal: LaMetric Time

Deal: LaMetric Time

EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove

EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove

Advertisement
Driving the Nissan 370Zki: A Crash Course in Extreme Snowmobiling

Driving the Nissan 370Zki: A Crash Course in Extreme Snowmobiling

Ford Ranger Raptor Would Likely Use a Gas Engine in US

Ford Ranger Raptor Would Likely Use a Gas Engine in US

The Aspark Owl EV Will Outrun Your Guardian Angels

The Aspark Owl EV Will Outrun Your Guardian Angels