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Lenovo's new smartphone can map your room, show you the way

It is the first company to incorporate Google's 3D-scanning technology named Project Tango

VISUAL GPS: The Project Tango Development Kit is displayed at the CES. It uses an infrared and wide angle camera to orient the user in indoor spaces and precisely maps the immediate environment - capturing the dimensions of a room or helping to navigate a shopping mall.


LENOVO Group has unveiled a smartphone that can see and map out its surroundings with help from an Alphabet Inc 3D-scanning technology named Project Tango.

The Chinese company will become the first to sell devices employing Alphabet subsidiary Google's Tango technology, which...