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Ambient Light and Proximity Sensor Module Helps Extend Battery Life in Portables

Wed, 09/09/2009 - 11:14am

light and prox sensor modAvago Technologies introduced an ambient light and proximity sensor that has been integrated into a thin module designed to help conserve power and extend battery life in mobile phones. The APDS-9800 integrated sensor module is 1.45 mm thick by 4.95 mm in length by 3.0 mm wide and offers an extended detection range, and signal conditioning circuitry to address bright sunlight conditions. The APDS-9800 is composed of four chips: an ambient light sensor IC; proximity sensor and signal conditioning IC; LED emitter; and detector. 

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