Aug­mented Re­al­ity: Mak­ing smart­phones see

How Google’s Tango Aug­mented Re­al­ity plat­form is chang­ing the way we in­ter­act with the world.

HWM (Singapore) - - Contents - by James Lu & Mar­cus Wong Illustration by Skull­ A t Di ec­tion by Ken Koh

For the past six years, Google’s Ad­vanced Tech­nol­ogy and Projects (ATAP) team has been hard at work on an aug­mented re­al­ity com­put­ing plat­form that they say, “could one day be as es­sen­tial to your phone as GPS”. That plat­form is Tango and it’s fi­nally here. And it’s about to change the way you and your smart­phone in­ter­act with the world.

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