[support-gang] XO brightness key operation
kevin.mark at verizon.net
Mon Apr 9 23:03:20 EDT 2012
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:51:13AM +1000, forster at ozonline.com.au wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 09, 2012 at 01:21:20PM -0400, Paul Fox wrote:
> > > nicholas wrote:
> > > > Is there a way to read the current value of the 1.75's ambient light
> > > > sensor? It'd be neat if that could be displayed by an activity.
> > >
> > > there is. turtleart can do this, i believe.
> > > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Light_Sensor#Programming
> > >
> > As I have a tiny understanding of LEDs, I recall something about being able to detect light with them.
> > Are any of the LEDs on the XO-1 or XO-1.5 able to do this? I'm guessing no, but
> > I'd thought I'd 'throw it out there' to see if it was possible.
> > Since it was done for the xo-1.75, that would imply support and thus even if it
> > was possible on the other units, it would not be supported.
> On the XO-1 and 1.5 it is possible to use the camera as a light sensor, see Turtle Art
Yeah, I had forgotten about that in the talk of leds. something to consider.
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