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User-Friendly Complex Cameras

By Using Design Elements, the Lytro Lüm Hopes to Entice Novice Users

— February 26, 2018 — Tech
Smartphones have made an active push in the elimination of complex cameras, but the Lytro Lüm is hoping to combine the quality of complex cameras with the simplicity of a point-and-shoot systems. Designed by Michael Soleo, the Lytro Lüm takes design inspiration from clean, soft and approachable lines. These elements work together to create a user-friendly aesthetic that draws in inexperienced photographers with non-intimidating features.

The controls on the Lytro Lüm feature an oversized design and are naturally intuitive to use. A 3D glass display on the back gives users a clean and crisp view of their photos and presents all the camera's information in a simple way. The overall finish of the camera is soft and tactile and practically invites users to handle it. The Lytro Lüm will feature Lytro's revolutionary Light Field platform, as well as built-in WiFi, Bluetooth and wireless charging.


Image Credit: Michael Soleo, Lytro
Trend Themes
1. User-friendly Cameras - Simple and approachable designs are being integrated into complex cameras to attract novice users.
2. Point-and-shoot Camera Innovation - Camera companies are seeking to improve the simplicity and user experience of point-and-shoot cameras.
3. Integration of Revolutionary Technology in Cameras - Companies are incorporating innovative technology such as wireless charging and Lytro's Light Field platform into cameras to create unique offerings.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - Manufacturers of consumer electronics are integrating clean and intuitive designs and new technology into the development of their products.
2. Photography - Photography companies are focusing on simplicity and user experience when developing their point-and-shoot cameras.
3. Design - Design agencies are being enlisted to incorporate user-friendly features and aesthetics into complex cameras.
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