ototype oject Tango tablet coming later this year, -made consumer version in 2015

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 27 Jun 2014

‘s oject Tango is developing well the first round of consumer devices should l on store shelves in 2015. That’s the word from Thursday’s I/O sessions, where the company’s Advanced Technology ojects (ATA group discussed ojects Tango Ara.

oject Tango is one of ‘s so-called moonshot projects attempting to advance the state of consumer technology. has so far produced a Tango smartphone tablet for developers. The devices are equipped with special infrared cameras depth sensors that map 3D images of the device’s surroundings.

The possibilities for this technology include creating 3D floor plans of your home, augmented reality gaming, aids for the visually impaired.

During the I/O session, demonstrated a Tango tablet the company said Tango was the most mature of ATAs projects, according to Ars Technica. The company then said would be bringing a consumer tablet to market sometime in 2015.

also reiterated an announcement from earlier in ne that developers could get their hs on the developer prototype Tango tablet for $1,024. The Tango developer kit will go on sale later in 2014.

The early 7-inch Tango tablet will be loaded with Nvidia’s quad-core Tegra K1 processor (Cortex A-15 version), 4GB RAM, 128GB onboard storage, 120-degree motion-tracking front-facing camera, integrated depth sensor, Android 4.4 KitKat, -Fi, Bluetooth, E. Anyone interested can sign-up to be notified when Tango developer kits are available.