• The technology could eventually be used for mapping out the dimensions of a home before buying furniture, or giving easy directions around a new building, Google says. It could also help visually impaired people by providing assistance for walking around.
  • It has now moved out of Google’s experimental Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division, and into a “new home within Google”.
  • The move is likely to indicate that the technology could be on its way into consumer devices. Google is said to be working with LG to make a version of the technology that people can buy ready for release some time this year.

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