20 Oct '11, 2am

New camera from startup Lytro lets you shoot first, adjust focus later

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Startup Lytro on Wednesday unveiled a camera that lets people adjust the focus on photos after they take them. Work that Ren Ng started in a lab while working on a PhD at Stanford University about eight years ago has led to the creation of what is billed as the first camera that captures the entire light field in a scene. 'Our goal is to forever change the way people take and experience pictures, and today marks our first major step,' Mr Ng said as pocket-sized, telescope-shaped Lytro cameras made their public debut in San Francisco. 'Light field photography was once only possible with 100 cameras tethered to a supercomputer in a lab,' he continued. 'Today it's accessible to everyone in a camera that's small and powerful, but incredibly easy to use.' The Silicon Valley company began taking limited orders in the United States for two Lytro camera model...

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