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Submission + - Lytro camera lets you shoot now, focus later (

addie writes: A Silicon Valley start-up is set to change the way we take photos. Later this year, Lytro will release a camera that lets you shoot now and focus later. ... The company does this with an innovative sensor called a light field sensor. The light field sensor takes in three pieces of data about each ray of light: its color, intensity and direction. Conventional camera sensors just add up all the light rays and record them as one amount of light instead of recording information about each ray.

What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.