Ambient Light & Gesture Module
This documentation includes hardware info, installation guidelines and sample code for your hardware.

Overall Info

Turta ALS & Gesture module carries Broadcom APDS-9960 multifunctional sensor which is capable of ambient light and RGB light sensing, proximity sensing, and gesture detection.

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Module Connections

    I2C: SCL and SDA.
    INT: INT.
    POWER: +3.3V and GND.

Specifications

APDS-9960's technical specifications are as follows:
    IR LED Peak Wavelength: 950nm.
    IR LED Spectrum Width: 30nm.
    UV and IR Blocking filters.
    32 Dataset storage FIFO for gesture sensing.

Compatible Hardware

ALS & Gesture Module is an add-in board for Turta Modular System. You'll need a compatible host device for your module. The following devices support ALS & Gesture Module:
    Turta IoT Node - ESP32
    Turta Modular HAT for Raspberry Pi
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