second method would be best
VOICES currently has a button that enables you to apply / remove the Gamma, providing a brightness control for use at night.
An automatic system would be a big advantage. There should be two options when applying an automatic switch:
- By time of day, manually configured for on and off.
- By long and lat value, based on a sunrise and sunset calculation. Code for this can be found at:
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The first one is what other programs use and is manual and should be an option for those who dont have GPS...Remember not everyone ownes a GPS (yet)
I personally like the second option the best becasue it requires no setup from the user except for initial setup.
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Both the options will be implemented
Impressive! I think there should also be an option/voice command for a manual gamma change. I find that it not only depends on where the sun is at, but what i'm doing with the computer. IE. During the day its gloomy and i want it dimmed...i could say: 'computer dim display'
If its night and I'm watching a movie i may want it brighter so i could say "computer bright display"
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Very good! I dont realy like automatics. Every time i will control the system ....
is there a way to add a shortcut on the desktop that can do this? like media car kindof has?
why not just link it to the headlight/dash light circuit? When you turn on your dash lights, it's typically low light or night time and the ideal time for the screen to dim...
Has anyone heard of any USB or otherwise connectable ambient light sensors for use with a notebook?