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Ambient light

Testing application

Extended battery life and easy-to-view displays by optimizing a device to its environment. Key aspects for a great user experience in the ever-connected world of today.

Description

Ambient light sensors in a smart device make the device aware of its surroundings, resulting in reduced power consumption and viewing comfort. Ambient light sensors detect the amount of light available and help a processor to adjust the backlight or illumination of a display. Ambient light sensor (ALS) testing verifies the sensor's assembly and functionality.

Solution

In a managed environment, like in a dark room, an adjustable light source is located over the ambient light sensor and different luminance situations are simulated.

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