Responding to light sensors
Developers can create Windows Store apps that use sensors to detect and respond to changes in ambient lighting. For example, an application can respond to a user walking out of doors with their slate device by increasing the contrast between the background and the font being rendered.
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You can use the ambient light sensor to detect changes in lighting with an app written in C#.
You can use the ambient light sensor to detect changes in lighting with an app written in C++.
Developers writing applications for slate and notebook devices will write applications that respond to light sensors.