Category Archives: Lytro

Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*

Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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Lytro Illum camera technical specifications released, Android based camera rumored for Fall

Lytro revealed the technical specifications for their latest Illum camera ($1,499): CMOS sensor with 40 “megaray”  resolution, 8x zoom, 1/4000 sec maximum shutter speed and a 30 – 250mm f/2 lens. Lytro is also rumored to be working on a new Android based camera that will be released this Fall. Here are the detailed Lytro Illum technical specifications:

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What else is new?

→ Lomography started a another Kickstarter project for a new instant camera. → Memory card sale: Lexar card sale at Adorama and new SanDisk savings at Adorama and B&H. → Canon EOS M camera removed form Canon USA website, still available for sale online. → Pentax K-30 firmware is being hacked. Read more about it here and here. → The Samsung […]

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Lytro Illum: a new high-end lightfield camera

Lytro announced the Illum - a new high-end lightfield camera that will have a 30-250mm f/2 equivalent lens with 1:3 macro and a price tag of $1,499 (available for pre-order now). Shipping will start in June, 2014. Here are the key technical specs: Camera Custom-designed 40-megaray light field sensor 8x optical zoom lens (30mm-250mm equivalent) Constant f/2.0 […]

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What else is new?

→ 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

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

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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