After purchasing Pelican Imaging, it seems that Nokia may be working toward introducing a Lytro-esque camera into its smartphones in the future. The technology would allow users to choose the focal point of images after taking the picture.
The hardware evolution cannot be stopped, and even an app-loving festival like SXSW is getting a taste of this digital evolution. Does this mean the age of apps is over or that we're starting to experiment with new social experiences - ones we can touch?
Every year, SXSW hosts an avalanche of hyped-up social apps that bowl over festival goers ... then fizzle in the months ahead. Why can't SXSW launches succeed in the real world? Because the frenzy of SXSW is anything but real life.
A company named DigitalOptics has developed a fast new autofocus smartphone camera module, which amongst other things, could bring a Lytro-like experience to a device near you soon. We get a preview of the tech at Mobile World Congress.
The small module contains 500,000 lenses, and it can be embedded into smartphones and tablets. Toshiba is planning to commercialize it by end of 2013.
Lytro's light-field camera is putting excitement back into digital photography, making it our favorite camera technology of 2012.
The world's first consumer light field camera, Lytro, unveils two new features that make its innovative images even more flexible for users to prod, pull, and play with.
The novel Lytro camera now adds manual controls to its innovative arsenal of features.
The Lytro light-field camera is moving into the big leagues of Amazon, Target, and Best Buy online stores next month.
Designed to introduce light-field photography to a new segment of the computer market, Lytro has released software that will allow some Windows 7 users to play with the Lytro camera.
You've heard of Lytro and what it can do, but the impressive camera is capable of more than just refocusing fun: it's going to turn the camera manufacturing market upside down.
The FCC guts Lytro and finds a surprise in the light field camera.
Steve Jobs wanted to leave his mark on the digital photography industry, and possibly integrate Lytro's groundbreaking light field camera into an Apple product. Is it a matter of when or if his surviving team will carry out this idea?
Check out our favorite cameras from CES, from high-end DSLRs to new hybrids and even a light-field camera that defies category.
After all the waiting, we finally were able to try out Lytro. And as promised, it's a consumers' gateway to faster than fast shooting and mind-blowing refocusing features.