The Lytro Light Field Camera rethinks photography with its unique hardware and fascinating image output. But if you're not a gadget-loving early adopter with deep pockets, steer clear until Lytro makes improvements.
Lytro has opened up its light-field technology platform for companies to develop custom cameras. NASA and the Department of Defense are among the first to jump on board.
In a rapidly declining camera market, the company best known for its shoot-first-focus-later cameras isn't standing with stills.
Photo-sharing site 500px can now display interactive images from Lytro light-field cameras. It's also offering users a US$250 discount on the Illum model.
The new Lytro camera lets you refocus after you shoot, Netflix plans to increase its price, and a new appliance makes it possible brew beer at home from concentrate.
The new Lytro camera lets you refocus after you shoot, Netflix plans to increase its price, and a new kitchen gadget makes it possible brew beer at home from concentrate.
A photo is a moment frozen in time, unless you're snapping with the new Lytro Illum, which can change the focus of a photo even after you've taken it.
A higher-precision image sensor approach lets your phone detect fine movements like finger-pinch gestures made away from the screen.
The company's ICE software now can stitch video frames into panoramic images and fill in inevitable gaps. It shows the field of computational photography is still in its early days.
We pit the Nokia 1520 and Lytro camera head-to-head in a refocusing battle. Can a smartphone topple the light-field camera?