The VCNL4035X01 from Vishay Opto is three sensors in one. With one external emitter, 16-inch proximity sensing is enabled. With two external emitters, left and right gesture sensing is enabled. With three external emitters, circular or directional gesture sensing is enabled. Included at no extra cost is a 16-bit ambient light sensor.
• Integrated photodiode for proximity measurement, ambient light sensor, and signal processing IC with two 16-bit ADCs
• 3 external emitter drivers
• I2C bus serial digital interface
• Programmable interrupts
• Programmable drive current from 50mA to 200mA
• Compensates for strong sunlight