Thursday 5 November 2015

Immerge is a ball of Lytro cameras for VR video

Lytro first made a name for itself with a small rectangular camera that did one magical thing: It allowed you to refocus photos after you've taken them. It did this trick thanks to some complex software and the camera's unique light field technology that captures millions of rays of light. Last year, Lytro applied its light field technology yet again with the Illum, a DSLR-like camera with an even larger image sensor and more robust hardware. Over the past year, however, Lytro has been hard at work applying its light field expertise in a whole new arena: Virtual reality. Today, the company has announced the result of that work. It's called the Lytro Immerge, and it's the essentially what Lytro is calling the first ever light field powered professional VR capture camera.

Read the full article here by Engadget

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