Google’s Project Tango: 3D mapping on a smartphone


 

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Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone fitted with 3D sensors as part of its Project Tango – which aims to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.

The phone emits pulses of infrared light and records how it is reflected back allowing it to build a detailed depth map of the surrounding space.

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26383031

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