Computational Light Field Camera Solution

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As a result of the rapidly-improving computational efficiency and capabilities of IC chips and the higher pixel counts in image sensors, light field cameras promise attractive possibilities and user experiences for a wide range of application fields such as mobile and wearable devices and machine and robot vision.Combining an optimized optical design with advanced image processing algorithms, this light field camera solution developed by ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) of Chinese Taipei, delivers higher pixel usage efficiency of up to 80% of the sensor and better image quality. The solution is also suitable for low profile camera modules, opening additional market opportunities.

Key Benefits

  • 50% - 80% sensor pixel usage efficiency
  • Improved image quality

Target Applications

The light field camera solution is targeted at wide range of rapidly-emerging markets for mobile devices, wearables, and machine and robot vision, as well as low profile camera modules.


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EconomyPatent NumberStatus
Chinese TaipeiI411815Approved
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Target Cooperation Model

        • Nonexclusive Licensing
        • Patent Transaction
        • Joint Development