Google Unveils Project Tango Tablet Development Kit Powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC
Earlier this year, Google ATAP (Advanced Technology and Products) showcased project tango phone prototype, capable of generating 3D maps in real-time thanks to cameras, motion sensors, and two Movidius Myriad 1 Mobile Vision processors paired with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 application processor, and since March, they’ve already sent a few hundred samples to developers. Google has now announced another development kit, this time a tablet powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 quad core SoC.
Tango tablet has the following hardware specifications:
- SoC – Nvidia Tegra K1 quad core Cortex A15 with Kepler GPU
- System Memory - 4GB RAM
- Storage – 128GB
- Display – 7″ screen
- Connectivity - WiFi, BlueTooth Low Energy, and 4G LTE
- Camera – 120 deg. wide angle front camera, 4MP rear camera, and motion tracking camera
- Sensors – Integrated depth sensing
The tablet will run Google’s KitKat Android operating system, and support features such as OpenGL 4.4 thanks to the Kepler GPU found in Nvidia SoC. This development kit will allow developers to experiment with mobile 3D sensing, and they’ll receive software algorithms and APIs updates, and development progresses.
Tango tablet development kit will be available later this year. If you are a developer you can register to get notified of the devkit availability, and put aside $1024 to pay for the tablet.
Via Nvidia Blog