Lenovo and Google have teamed up to create the first Project Tango-enabled smartphone that is slated for the summer of 2016.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.techtimes.com
“To break new ground in today’s hypercompetitive smartphone and tablet industries, we must take innovation risks — it’s the only way to truly change the way people use mobile technology,” Chen Xudong, senior vice president and president of Lenovo, said in a press release on Jan. 7. “Together with Google we’re breaking down silos by working across mobile hardware and software. Turning our shared vision into reality will create a more holistic product experience that captures the imagination of today’s consumer.” Project Tango is the technology platform developed by Google that uses computer vision, depth sensing and motion tracking to create on-screen 3D experiences. A sensor in the Project Tango device captures 3D dimensions of the room, and uses motion sensing technology to react to the user’s movements, such as when they move forward and backward. The first consumer mobile device to feature Google’s Project Tango is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and offers users the ability to turn the screen into a window that overlays digital information and objects onto the real world.