While we impatiently await a Lytro to call our own — or at least rigorously review — it looks like the light field technology could be used for video. Ren Ng, CEO of Lytro and the man behind the camera’s focus-dodging optical wizardry, mentioned that the main barrier between the curious camera lens and video recording is the amount of processing power required to manipulate all that fully-lit input. He also mentioned that Lytro is continuing to develop the wireless connectivity within the device, something that wasn’t fully baked during our hands-on. If it’s a processing power issue, those incoming quad-core smartphones might be able to help squeeze some video out of that f/2.0 lens…
Lytro video camera ‘a possibility’, would need more processing muscle originally appeared on Engadget on Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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Lytro video camera ‘a possibility’, would need more processing muscle