Integrating Ambient Light Sensors with Computers Running Windows 8

This paper provides information about ambient light sensor (ALS) features in the Windows 8 operating system. It provides guidelines for hardware manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to integrate ALS hardware with computers that use the adaptive brightness feature and with applications that use light sensor data.

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Included in this white paper:

  • Light Sensor Features
  • Ambient Light Sensor Integration Checklist
  • Understanding Adaptive Brightness Support in Windows 8
  • Types of Light Sensors
  • Integrating Light Sensors with Computer Hardware
  • Optimizing and Integrating LCD Displays
  • Tuning and Configuring Adaptive Brightness Behavior



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