Google Introduces 7 “tablet with Tegra K1 Project Tango




Google has added a tablet to his Project Tango mobile hardware 3D representations of the environment can make. It is a 7 “tablet with full-HD screen and Tegra K1. Tablet is intended for developers.

Besides the Nvidia Tegra Tablet K1 features a memory the size of 4GB RAM, 128GB storage and support for WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and LTE. For the measurement of depth, two cameras and depth sensors present. In addition, a USB 3.0 port and micro HDMI. There is no SD card slot to expand. Storage memory The tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat.

One of the two cameras has a capacity of 4 megapixel sensor with pixels of 2 micrometers. The other camera has a fisheye lens with a field of view of 170 degrees. Google provides the tablet by invitation only in limited edition and the price is $ 1024 for interested. The company focuses on developers’ wish to explore the future of mobile 3D sensing.

The Project Tango devices contain APIs that position, orientation and depth information of Android apps are written in Java, C / C + + and can deliver. using the Unity Game Engine Besides Unity example also works Epic and AutoDesk to the project.

Purpose of Project Tango is to give of his surroundings. Mobile devices an idea It enables us to make use of the virtual display variants of the space in which the user is located. Applications are This opens possibilities include project planning and interior design, but also for gaming.

In February introduced Google already a smartphone for Project Tango. Rumors about the arrival of the tablet appeared already in May. It is not known whether and when the tablet comes to consumers, but according to Engadget Google wants to distribute the tablet on a larger scale than the smartphone, which was released in an edition of only 200.

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