Google announced that the Tango AR platform will be discontinued in March 2018, as the company will refocus its efforts on the new ARCore augmented reality platform.
Google announced last week that it’s killing off Project Tango, its ambitious initiative to bring AR support to phones with the necessary hardware (read: depth- and motion-sensing cameras). It wasn’t entirely unexpected, particularly...Show More Summary
Google announced on Friday that it would cease support for its Tango computer vision and augmented reality initiative on March 1, 2018. The company urges Tango developers to migrate to the more common ARCore framework that does not need...Show More Summary
Back in 2014 Google launched Project Tango, a program which would see special depth-sensing sensors added to the back of phones and tablets to make them aware of their surroundings. The information could be used for navigation, mapping, and also augmented reality. Show More Summary
Project Tango, later just called Tango, was an augmented reality system designed for mobile use. You could buy tablets and even phones supporting the technology, though the tech never really went mainstream (it was used by researchers). I use the word “was” because Google has announced that support for [...]
In a tweet, Google announced it would end support for Tango in March to focus its AR efforts on the ARCore software development tools.
Google began delving into the world of AR with its 2014 venture Project Tango, or just Tango as of last year, and its AR work has grown quite a bit since then. Earlier this year, it unveiled ARCore, an augmented reality platform that differs from Tango in that it doesn't require any specialized hardware. Show More Summary
Google has announced that support for Project Tango will end on March 1st, 2018. The company will be moving forward with support and expansion of ARCore.
Tango, one of Google's earliest experiments in augmented reality, will shut down in March 2018. Tango let developers build cool, immersive camera-based apps for Android — but needed manufacturers to include pricey, specialized TangoShow More Summary
Google will turn its attention to ARCore that doesn't require special hardware.
Google today said it has decided to wind down Project Tango, its ambitious augmented reality platform that used on-device cameras and sensors to blend reality with computer-generated content. "As we focus on bringing augmented reality to the entire Android ecosystem with ARCore, we’re turning down support of Tango," said Google. Show More Summary
Developer Preview 2 for ARCore is also here. Google first launched ARCore this past August as its first widely available augmented reality platform following its dabblings with Project Tango, and although we've yet to see the true potential...Show More Summary
Google's first AR project is dying to make way for its second AR project.
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By day, Justin Gillen works on a satellite-launching aircraft with a wingspan longer than a football field. But in his spare time, the Scaled Composites project engineer tinkered for 2 ½ years with his hobby: a Tango 2 airplane, which isn't much larger than an SUV. Now Gillen flies the plane —...
Every parent knows what a project it is getting out of the house to run errands with a baby in tow. Multiply the “put on your jacket” tango and “get in your carseat” wrestling death match by two, double the potential for a mid-storeShow More Summary
The Zenfone AR from Asus is the first to support Google's Project Tango augmented reality and Daydream virtual reality platforms. This ultra-real Android smartphone lets you visualize what furniture might look like in your living room, or escape your living room altogether in favor of worlds unknown. Show More Summary
Judith Amores Fernandez, Anna Fusté Lleixà, and Jam3 created the Invisible Highway at Google Creative Lab using Unity, Tango, and the AdaBox maker kit from Adafruit. From the YouTube description: Invisible Highway is an experiment in controlling physical things in the real world by drawing in Augmented Reality. Show More Summary