Lenovo, Google Introduced Tango Technology Smartphone

  • Gayathri Mathivanan
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  • January 19, 2016, 11:48 PM


Google and Lenovo have joined hands for a Smartphone project called Tango technology. With its help, the Smartphone will create 3D images. Chinese Tech Company Lenovo claims that they will launch the phone in June 2016. 

Google’s Project Tango was first announced two years ago and has been in the experimental phase since. Project Tango, is based on a technology in which some sensors will generated special awareness for smart phones looking around at the environment, after that 3D image of the place will be generated. Jonny Lee leads the project. Tango was created by Google's Advanced Technology and Projects Group.  

In the event, Lenovo show some of the demo feature of the phone which is based on tango technology. It has 3D Machine Vision Technology. With its help, the company introduced the indoor area Mapping demo. The device is expected to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and will have a display size under 6.5-inches. The phone which will be released by Lenovo will be a consumer facing device and will come under $500 (approx Rs 33,400).

All the data given by Camera will be compiled in Lenovo's processor. Company will not share much information about 3D mapping. Company tells that this technology will provide real-time mapping to users.

Project Tango-based Lenovo's handsets will work on Android operating system. During the time of Tech show, company announced that the application developers for Project Tango will submit their ideas on Google. February 15 is the last date of submission. Selected developers to work on their ideas will be funded from the company. These applications will be preloaded with the handset.

Lenovo's vice president said that the project is for mass users not for selected users. Project leader Johnny Lee said the technology will change Smartphone Magical window.

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