Category Archives: Lytro

What else is new?

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→ Lytro raised $40 million in funding to expand the picture revolution for their their light field cameras. → New: Looxcie 3 wearable camera (more info available here). → Think Tank Photo announced new Retrospective laptop bags available in 13″ and 15″ sizes, three color options and either sand-washed 100% premium cotton canvas or polyspun.

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Lytro promising “breakthrough” products in 2014

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In interview with SFgate, Lytro’s CEO Jason Rosenthal promised a series of new “breakthrough” products in 2014: “We’re working on what we think will be our Model S” (referring to the latest Tesla model that earned a nearly perfect score from Consumer Reports) “We have a packed product roadmap for next year, we’ll introduce multiple […]

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Lytro to add parallax-based 3D effect by the end of the year

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Later this year Lytro will introduce a “parallax-based 3D effect” for photos taken with their light-field camera (now available on Amazon) via a software update. The company is also planning to add support for 3D monitors and TVs. See this video demonstration of the new feature:

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Firmware update for Lytro cameras unlocks manual controls, ND filter, AE lock

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         Lytro released a new firmware update that introduces shutter speed+ ISO manual controls, AE lock and ND filter to their light field camera: Shutter Speed – By manually controlling the shutter speed, Lytro photographers can keep the shutter open longer to capture living pictures in dark conditions. The maximum shutter speed is 8 seconds and the […]

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What else is new? [weekend digest]

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New: ThumbsUp EP-7S for Fuji X-Pro1 camera.   New from Polaroid: Z2300 Instant Digital Camera: 10 MP digital camera 3.0” bright color LCD for viewing images Compact size and usability SD compatible for expanded memory, up to 32GB Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Speaker / micropohone Prints with ZINK Zero ink The 41MP Nokia 808 smart phone will […]

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Quick recap on the remaining news from last week: Rayqual announced Leica M and Nikon G lens adapters for Pentax Q mirrorless cameras (read more). VTEC announced new lenses for iPhone: 12x telephoto, fish eye and a macro lens. See also this article on iPhone accessories. Plustek introduced OpticFilm 120 – a new professional grade film […]

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Lytro light field camera caught with a hidden Bluetooth and Wi-Fi chip

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When Lytro submitted their light field camera to the FCC for testing, it was discovered that inside there is a chip capable of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. Maybe future versions of the camera will support wireless file transfer? Via The Verge

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