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Snap First, Focus Later with New Digital Camera

A Silicon Valley start-up company has released a new camera model that allows a user to snap first and focus later. Dubbed 'Lytro', the camera is able to capture light data from many different angles using a specialized sensor. The sensor uses what ... is called a "microlens array", which packs the equivalent of many camera lenses into a very small space. Images Become Living, Interactive Pictures The light information captured by the Lytro is significantly more than a conventional camera and is later focused and refined using a computer. Focal points of the image are navigated using a ... (view more)

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