"As we walk through our daily lives, we use visual cues to navigate and understand the world around us. We observe the size and shape of objects and rooms, and we learn their position and layout almost effortlessly over time. This awareness of space and motion is fundamental to the way we interact with our environment and each other. We are physical beings that live in a 3D world. Yet, our mobile devices assume that physical world ends at the boundaries of the screen."
(Johnny Lee, Google Advanced Technology and Projects group)
“We hope to cut the additional burden to about 5 million yen per household through improvements in equipment and other steps,” said Masayuki Kado, manager of the company’s living technology project group.
Inside Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group
Today Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) that, “after two fast-paced years in ATAP, and many technical successes, the Tango team is transitioning from ATAP to a new home within Google.”