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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...

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...

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...


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