Project Tango

Google’s Project Tango starts shipping to developers

If you’re a consumer, it may be hard to figure out what to do with Google’s Project Tango – which is really a high-powered tablet manufactured by LG with very special cameras and sensors that will be able to scan, map, and render real-world environments to 3D images. The tablet is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 chip and costs USD$1,024. But the device is specifically targeted for developers -- to whom Google has started shipping the device -- so you wouldn't have to answer that question yet.

Project Tango Tablet is on Google Play Store, not yet for sale

Ever wanted a super powerful tablet with powerful cameras and an understanding of the world as we see it and not as flat 2D images? If so, then Google's Project Tango might just be for you and, coincidentally, the tablet has just shown up on Google Play Store. That said, the device isn't actually available for purchase just yet, and neither is Google letting on how much it will cost. But given the features and purpose of the tablet, we expect it to cost quite a lot.

Google’s Project Tango gets a tablet, powered by NVIDIA

Google has just announced their Project Tango 3D imaging smartphone will get a big brother. Moving from experiment to development kit, the Project Tango tablet will be available to a select audience later this year. A sign-up page for the device is active, but it’s likely not one you’ll want to try and snap up.

Google’s Project Tango torn apart by iFixit

Google's Project Tango has become the subject of the latest iFixit teardown. We like seeing these teardowns as they generally offer a view that most users will never get to see -- the inner guts. But in the case of Project Tango that is especially true as this is a prototype device. Or in other words, a device many will never see in the wild at all.

Google’s Project Tango shown working in videos

Project Tango, Google’s 3D mapping smartphone, is now in the hands of Developers. Once that happens, you know we’re getting some hands-on shots and videos of how the tech works. One benevolent soul posted some videos to YouTube, showing just how the tech works. Get ready to have your mind blown a bit.

Google’s Project Tango: an experimental smartphone with 3D mapping

Google has announced Project Tango. In simple form, this is an experimental Android smartphone loaded with 3D sensors to map your world. The project comes by way of Google ATAP, aka, Advanced Technology and Projects and initially will be a limited run of just 200 units. These devices are intended for developers and are expected to be sent out by mid-March.