This is one of the purest innovations I've heard in recent times. Lytro is a light field camera which captures the entire field light, which is all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space. This is unlike the conventional cameras which capture only a single plane of light.
Since you capture the color, intensity, and direction of all the light, it opens up unimaginable possibilities such as focusing after taking the picture. Since you can focus after taking the pictures, there is no autofocus, which means that there is no shutter delay, so you actually capture the moment you intended to capture.
Lytro is a product of Ren Ny's award winning PhD work on light field technology with best thesis and best Ph.D. Dissertation awards.
What do you think of this technology? Should we bring Lytro in the EdLab to explore image innovations with this award winning technology?
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