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Light at Full Throttle

Light at Full Throttle

The countdown has finally begun! We’re less than a month away from the launch of our pre-order shipments, and everyone here at Light is working in overdrive. To give you a better sense of what “overdrive” looks like on our end, we’re going to spell it out for you—in numbers. One month ago, we moved to a new factory in China. We’re gearing up for mass production of the L16, so we needed a little more space. Check out our new digs! At this very moment, our manufacturers are building the final ...

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Image Improvements

Image Improvements

Much of the Light team is currently consumed with mass production preparation and addressing feedback from the L16 Beta program. While that is going on, we thought we'd show a glimpse of the improvements we have been making to our imaging software. Stitching and fusing together 10 images is not easy, and our computational imaging team has spent years developing and improving Light's software to ensure color is correct and details are properly aligned. The team has made big strides since February as evidenced in these two examples: The changes include fusion that retains more details ...

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Capturing The Light: Meet Kelly

One of the faces behind [email protected] When you encounter a problem with a product, or want to congratulate a company on a job well done, there is no one more important in that moment than your customer support contact. Their professionalism and charisma often shape your view of the company as a whole. For Light, the person leading that team is Kelly Van Arsdale, Manager of Customer Success. He considers his team the middle-ground between the company and their customers, which often involves tough conversations they advocate for customers to the larger Light team. ...

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Capturing The Light: Meet Boris

Guiding the creation of the L16 from soup to nuts. No product can realize its full potential without a product manager. Often called the “CEO of the product”, a PM guides its creation and all the aspects that come with it. At Light, Boris Ajdin is the man that keeps everyone on the same page, guiding the team building the L16 and nailing down the tasks that need to happen to build this revolutionary camera. We grabbed a few minutes to speak with Boris about how he plays an integral role at Light, how he got ...

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L16 Update

L16 Update

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Light. In March, we successfully produced several hundred L16s during the DVT build (photos) at our production facility in Asia. These cameras have been put through rigorous functional tests and are now making their way into the field for further performance evaluations. We’ve been dispatching test cameras all over the world as fast as we’ve been able to build them in order to assess their capabilities in a broad spectrum of environments. The L16 recently traveled through the dry deserts of California and the humid ...

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