MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intersil Corporation (Nasdaq:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today introduced the ISL29035, an innovative and highly compact ambient and infrared sensor. The new ISL29035 is the industry's smallest 6-lead digital light sensor and addresses the latest requirements for angular response and sensitivity to various light sources in handheld, PC, TV and industrial display applications.
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The ISL29035 enables the automatic adjustment of display brightness based on the ambient light conditions to improve the user experience and extend battery life. The ISL29035 sensor offers market-leading angular response of a minimum of +/- 35% field of view at 50% light intensity. The wide dynamic range of 0.01 lux to 64,000 lux enhances users' visual experience while using minimal power. A lux range select feature allows users to program display brightness to suit various ambient light conditions, such as dark, normal and bright light.
The ambient light sensor's advanced self-calibrated photodiode arrays emulate human eye response, providing excellent infrared (IR) light rejection. An on-chip charge-balancing 16-bit ADC rejects 50Hz and 60Hz flicker caused by artificial light sources.
In addition, the ISL29035 integrates a light-to-digital converter with an I2C (SMBus Compatible) interface to eliminate the need for a current amplifier, and ADC for interfacing to a system processor.
Features and Specifications
- Industry's smallest 6-lead digital light sensor at 1.5mm x 1.6mm x 0.75mm
- Delivers industry's optimal angular performance at +/- 35 percent (min)
- Supports the requirements of the Windows 8 and Android operating systems
- Functions under all light sources, including sunlight
Pricing and Availability
The ISL29035 is available now in 6-lead optical co-packages, priced at $0.58 each in 1,000-piece units. Intersil also is providing an evaluation board, the ISL29035IROZ-EVAL, for a price of $49 each. For more information please visit: http://www.intersil.com/products/ISL29035
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