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UC Berkeley team creates indoor 3D laser mapping technology… in a backpack

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At UC Berkeley, the same team behind 3D views of major cities on Google Earth has created a mapping technology “that scans its surroundings and creates an instant 3D model”. The device takes the form of a backpack, where an array of lasers, cameras, and an Inertial Measurement Unit all combine to form a final product of a 3D, textured ...

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International Users Blocked from Google Navigation

This news won’t affect anyone who is sticking to the United States, but for everyone else in the world, this is a rather unfortunate turn of events. As you may recall, some Android hackers have managed to get Google Maps Navigation to work around the world. I guess Google wasn’t very happy about that. Originally, Google said that the new ...

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