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2014-04-23 04:53:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three years ago, redOrbit reported that Stanford University graduate student Ren Ng turned his thesis work into a start-up company with a new vision — literally. His company, Lytro, introduced a camera that used light-field technology to capture an image, rather than single lens reflection as most digital cameras do. The new camera, with its interesting square design, allowed users to refocus an image after shooting it. CNN reports...

2014-01-20 23:04:11

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Light Field Photography. Light Field Photography is projected to witness strong growth driven by developments in computational photography and growing demand for smart photography technologies that can produce immersive 3D pictures, and videos. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Light Field Photography, also referred to as Plenoptic photography, is a technology that enables highlighting a particular area...

Apple Patents Camera That Allows You To Refocus Images
2013-11-27 04:23:37

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Steve Jobs, legendary co-founder of Apple and visionary behind many of the iDevices we hold so near and dear, once said that his wish list included the reinvention of three industries: textbooks, television and photography. Now it seems that Apple may soon have new technology that will give your iPhone photos and selfies a substantial upgrade. The US Patent and Trademark Office confirmed this week that Apple was granted a patent...

2013-11-07 23:28:46

MarketReportsOnline.com offers “Light Field Camera: Key Players and Major Developments” - a new market research report in its library. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 This light field camera market report provides detailed information about how light field cameras function, their comparison with traditional cameras, their applications and includes product and patent deployments of three major light field camera companies, namely Lytro, Raytrix, and Pelican Imaging. In 2012,...

Toshiba Creates Smartphone Sensor That Can Focus After The Fact
2012-12-27 14:18:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Lytro camera is likely one of the cooler pieces of tech to be developed so far this century. What makes this camera so great is its ability to capture the entire light field in a given scene. This data is then stored in the digital image, making it possible to focus on all parts of the picture after it´s been taken. Photos taken with the Lytro camera are interactive in a sense, allowing the viewer to look at every part...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'