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Light Sensor Extension

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Aug 22nd, 2016: Version 1


Light Sensor component.
Required permissions: none
Thank you Branislav, Rodolfo and Ricardo for being the sponsor of this extension!


Returns whether sensor is available.

Returns whether sensor is enabled.

Specifies whether sensor is enabled.

Returns the illuminance in lux. To return meaningful values the sensor must be enabled.


Event indicating that a sensor change occurred.

Example App: Light Sensor Test


Tested successfully on Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1.

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Download TaifunLight extension (aix file)
Download Light Sensor Test (aia file)
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