Google eyes tablet with advanced vision features

May 23, 2014, 5:51 AM EDT
 A Visitor touches a surface tablet at the Microsoft stand at the 2014 CeBIT technology Trade fair on March 10, 2014 in Hanover, Germany.
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Google Inc is developing a new 7-inch tablet that can capture 3-D images, and plans to produce about 4,000 of these prototypes beginning next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the company's plans. The device, which is part of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group 'Project Tango,' will have two back cameras, infrared depth sensors and advanced software that can capture precise three-dimensional images of objects, according to the Journal.
Background:
Google developing tablet with advanced vision capabilities - WSJ [Reuters]
New Google tablet said to have advanced 3D imaging [CNET]

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