Project Tango development kits now available for $512, no invite required

project tango dev kitGoogle’s Project Tango is an interesting concept, but it hasn’t been widely commercially available up until this point. The development kit for the tablet started out with a pricey $1,000 price tag before Google cut it down to just $512 in April of this year. While that made the kit much more affordable, you still needed an invite to actually buy the tablet.

Today, that last requirement has been dropped, so anyone who wants a Project Tango development kit can pick one up for $512. It’s obviously not a tablet that the average consumer has any business buying, but if you’re a developer that’s interested in 3D motion and depth sensing, it’s nice to be able to buy one of these without having to jump through hoops. Read more