LightField Camera Prototypes

There are a number of LightField Camera prototypes from around the world, from world-renowned companies like Adobe or Mitsubishi as well as less well-known institutions.
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Adobe LightField Camera Protypes

Adobe LightField Camera Protypes

Adobe Systems, the leading specialist of image manipulation, multimedia and creativity software products, has long been investigating the possibilities of LightField photography and computational imaging. Known prototypes date back to 2004, and have evolved...
CAFADIS LightField Lens Prototype

CAFADIS LightField Lens Prototype

The CAFADIS LightField lens prototype was developed at the University of La Laguna, Spain, and the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, Spain. CAFADIS was originally built and optimized for optical wavefront and distance estimation (CAFADIS...
Pelican Imaging Array Camera: Light Field Module for Smartphones

Pelican Imaging Array Camera: Light Field Module for Smartphones

Pelican Imaging is a company based in Mountain View, California. The company has been researching "array cameras" since 2006, with a special focus on the mobile market. Instead of a microlens array which is positioned in front a single imaging sensor,...
Pixar Super LightField Lens

Pixar Super LightField Lens

Photography is just one possible application of LightField Technology. No wonder, that movie corporations are also very interested in its potential. Computer animation studio Pixar is one of these companies, and they've applied for several LightField...
Toshiba LightField Camera Module

Toshiba LightField Camera Module

In the final days of 2012, Toshiba Corp. was the first major player in the field of electronics to announce a LightField product for the consumer market: A LightField enabled camera module that they plan to commercialize "by the end of fiscal 2013"...
Nvidia Near-Eye Light Field Display

Nvidia Near-Eye Light Field Display

Nvidia's Near-Eye Light Field Display prototype was introduced to the world during SIGGRAPH 2013 in July 2013. Like today's light field cameras, the display uses a microlens array to split an image into individual light rays. Using adequate encoding...
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