Paracosm shows off impressive crowdsource 3D mapping software used in Google’s Project Tango

Paracosm shows off impressive crowdsource 3D mapping software used in Google’s Project Tango

True innovation in mobile is hard to find nowadays, which is why Google’s Project Tango has received so much attention: bringing 3D motion tracking to a mobile device has immense potential. One way to leverage such technology would be crowdsourced 3D mapping. According to Paracosm, Tango can already do just that:

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The Florida-based software startup says it contributed a dense mapping tool to Project Tango that can visualize large-scale environments in real time. In fact, as you can see in the video above, two devices can be used to collaboratively map a house thanks to Paracosm’s algorithm, which it is making available to developers via its Reality API. Now all we need is to get our hands on a few of these devices, and I’ll immediately forget all about my Nexus 5.

See also – Google unveils Project Tango smartphone prototype with revolutionary 3D sensor chip

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