See how multi-channel automotive LED driver ICs implement backlight local dimming, bringing ‘true black’ to automotive LCD displays.
February 04, 2020 by Szukang Hsien, Maxim Integrated
Learn more about the design considerations that go into developing adaptive automotive lighting solutions.
November 06, 2019 by Steve Arar
Blending colors may sound elementary but it is vital in drawing attention to your project with RGB LEDs!
November 08, 2017 by Ryan Jones
Let's interface an ultrasonic sensor and a lighting system! In this project, we'll design a sensor subsystem and then use it in a parking sensor application.
November 02, 2017 by Nick Davis
Use an Arduino/Genuino 101, a TI SensorTag, and an SD shield to build a BLE multi-sensor data logger that records temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, ambient light and more.
June 07, 2017 by Raymond Genovese
Despite the convenience of CMOS imagers, CCD imagers still have their place. And if you really need low-light performance, consider a device with EMCCD technology, such as the KAE-02152.
May 03, 2017 by Robert Keim
The AS7261 is a highly integrated sensor that provides optical measurements via a digital interface.
March 23, 2017 by Robert Keim
Use I2C on the Quark D2000 development board to interface a color sensor and get acquainted with using asynchronous mode.
January 13, 2017 by Raymond Genovese
A PICAXE 08M2 can be used to read the amount of IR (infrared) light falling on a phototransistor and respond by moving a servo to a predetermined position.
December 29, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
In part 8 of the "Building Raspberry Pi Controller" series, readers will learn how to attach a camera board to a Raspberry Pi and write Python code for photo imaging projects.
August 01, 2016 by Don Wilcher
Use data from an RGB sensor to improve the accuracy of illuminance measurements.
January 15, 2016 by Robert Keim
Learn how to translate the output of a photosensor into an illuminance measurement.
January 13, 2016 by Robert Keim
Take a few minutes to characterize a light dependent resistor (LDR) and you can build a simple and reasonably accurate light meter can be built using an LDR and an Arduino.
December 13, 2015 by David Williams
Use a WS2812 RGB LED strip to visualize the pose of an MPU-6050 6-degree-of-freedom IMU in three dimensional space.
October 13, 2015 by Patrick Lloyd
Use the EFM8’s USB functionality to transfer an image from your PC to an LCD.
July 24, 2015 by Robert Keim
Since different colors reflect different levels of light, you can use a photoresistor or a phototransistor to sense different colors.
June 26, 2015 by Tim Youngblood
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