Lytro, Inc. (http://www.lytro.com) unveiled the first Lytro consumer light field camera, introducing a new way to take and experience pictures. Conventional cameras record light rays, but this camera uses a new concept of a light field. A light field completely defines how a scene appears. It is the amount of light traveling in every direction through every point in space.
This dramatically changes photography for the first time since the 1800s. Unlike conventional cameras, the Lytro light field camera captures all the rays of light in a scene, providing new capabilities never before possible, such as the ability to focus a picture after it’s taken.
This evolved from a Stanford University experiment in the 1990s that had 100 camera in a room. The Lytro camera fits in your pocket. It will be available in 2012 in several models and colors starting at $399
The photos are embeddable, in Flash for the web and HTML5 for your smartphone. Click here to see a gallery of examples
NTSB says drone flights are subject to FAA regulations. Disappoints aerial videographers who fly quadcopters and fixed wing model aircraft.Read More
Below is an example of Google Earth in a business video, in this case a real estate tour (just the first 40 seconds). The cloud footage is not Google, simply stock footage. Google Earth can create powerful HD videos of virtual trips anywhere around the world. What business client would not want a fly in […]Read More