LG Innotek and Apple working on 3D camera for iPhone 8
The publication of the Korean Economic Daily reports that Apple and LG Innotek joint efforts working on a new camera for the iPhone that will allow you to make 3D photos.
We are talking about dual main camera, which should appear in the anniversary iPhone 8, is scheduled for release in September next year.
«Apple is currently thinking about how to use the technology of 3D cameras in a dual module, LG Innotek, and — according to the source familiar with the situation. — Since LG Innotek also has developments on 3D camera and appropriate technologies, cooperation of the two companies should bear fruit next year».
Last spring Apple bought for $ 20 million Israeli company LinX Computational Imaging, which specializiruetsya on cameras for mobile devices. LinX for several years working on a technology that allows you to add depth to the photographs, dividing the digital image into three levels.
I should add that the dual camera for the iPhone 7 Plus exclusive delivers LG Innotek. In addition, back in 2011 LG released the LG Optimus 3D smartphone, equipped with a 3D camera and stereoscopic display.