Smart jeans, tiny radar, and other crazy inventions from Google’s ATAP lab
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I/O is a show about the future of Google, and one of the best places to see what that could look like is from the company’s Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP). It’s the skull-and-bones, emblem-toting team behind modular smartphone Project Ara, and up until January was in charge of all-seeing 3D tablet experiment Project Tango. Unlike the rest of Google, ATAP is defined by its deliberate want to create and complete projects in short bursts, or else abandon them. It means that there’s a constant flow of new products and ideas that could either be the next big thing or end up too complex to make it out the door.