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Google's Experimental Sodar VR Tech Identifies Distance

An experimental technology from Google lets people know if they are standing too close to another individual. It’s called Sodar and uses augmented reality to overlay a digital guide that measures and show the space between another person. Sodar works through Google-made Chrome browsers on Android devices supporting augmented reality. It became available this week. Google says it creates an “augmented reality” two-meter radius ring around the person carrying the phone and lets the person know if another person accompanies that space. The company made it available to license for free.

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