Canon patent combining Phase Detect with Light-Field technology for accurate Auto-Focus

Canon patent that appears to merge¬†Phase Detect with Light-Field technology to improve auto-focus accuracy. In current Canon Hybrid AF sensors, Phase Detect AF is used to quickly lock AF and Contrast Detect is employed to accurately set focus. The present patent employs Light-Field technology¬†instead of the Contrast Detect part. That’s a cool trick, since Light-Field … Continue reading Canon patent combining Phase Detect with Light-Field technology for accurate Auto-Focus