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Adapting monitor brightness automatically

By seb, in Programming and Misc, december 08,2017.

This week, we are implementing a program suggested by one of our customers: Using the Windows API to adapt the brightness of a monitor depending on the ambient light. Most laptops already do that, but desktops don't because they don't have a light sensor. We are going to use a Yocto-Light-V3 to determine the ambient light.


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Tips for using the Yocto-3D-V2

By mvuilleu, in Misc, march 03,2017.

We publish today a new firmware for the Yocto-3D-V2 with a few improvements but especially a fix for a bug on magnetic orientation. This is the perfect opportunity to remind you of some essential information to make the most of this module.

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How to copy contacts from one SIM card to another

By martinm, in Misc, february 27,2017.

This is based on a true story. Imagine that you have to move your contacts from one SIM card to another. There is an app for this, isn't it? That is... unless your phone is not a smartphone, but an old mobile phone made by a small Finish company that has been taken over by a software editor a few years ago. Unfortunately the new owner company has decided to support only the very latest models. There isn't any official software available to retrieve your contacts on this phone anymore. So you are getting ready to copy all your contacts by hand, one by one... But wait a minute...

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About transfer rates in the Internet of Things

By mvuilleu, in Internet of Things and Misc, march 14,2016.

Nowadays, when the media write about the Internet of Things, nobody worries about transfer speed issues. We assume that networks are fast enough to consign this issue to the past. But is it really the case? Not so sure...

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One tool to rule them all

By seb, in Misc, february 11,2016.

This week, we added a new tool to the command line API. This new tool is called ysh : it's the shell for Yoctopuce modules. It's an interactive tool enabling you to run any command on any module. Let's see what improvements it brings...

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