Targeting portables, the AS3676 lighting management unit integrates ambient light sensing, dynamic luminance scaling, 13 current sinks, a step-up dc/dc converter, charge pump, an ADC, and a programmable LDO regulator. Other features include automatic dimming, pattern generation, operation from a 3V to 5.5V supply, an operating temperature range from -30°C to +85°C, and an audio-sync function. The AS3676 is available in a CS-WLP30 package measuring 3 mm x 2.5 mm and is priced at $2.40 each/1,000. AUSTRIAMICROSYSTEMS USA INC., Raleigh, NC. (919) 676-5292.