rod at whitby.id.au
Fri Dec 1 00:56:48 CET 2006
Alexander Steinert wrote:
> <Ivan Lucas, Thu 2006-11-30 23:34 CET>
>> Talking about using the Microphone as a sensor reminded me of an idea I had
>> some time ago, I'm regularly in noisy places such as crowded railway stations
>> or bars. Wouldn't it be good if the neo1973 could check the ambient noise
>> level before it started to ring, adjusting the ring tone volume to be heard
>> over the background noise. i.e. ring nice and quietly (or on vibrate) when
>> I'm in a library, or ring at full volume when I'm in a noisy bar.
> I like this idea very much! Simple but really helpful, like light sensor
> --> backlight.
See http://treoware.com/brightcam.html for a great example of how this works on the Treo 650 via a
third party utility which measures brightness through the camera, and sound levels through the
This utility does everything mentioned in this thread so far I think.
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