Lytro was a US company based in Palo Alto, which launched the world’s first consumer LightField camera in 2011. The second generation camera, the Lytro Illum, was released in 2014. The company subsequently shifted their focus from consumer electronics to the high-end Virtual Reality and Movie sector, before closing down in 2018.
Continue reading for information about Lytro’s two consumer light field cameras, a Lytro Timeline, and an Archive for all things Lytro, which we created when the company closed down.
The camera had an 8x optical zoom lens at constant f/2, an 11 Megaray light field sensor, and an effective resolution of 1080x1080px.