Screen Burn-In Reduction


To mitigate the possibility of screen burn-in, the console automatically reduces the brightness of its video output after a specified period of user inactivity.

Input Manager

The Input Manager is responsible for monitoring all user input devices and discerning the lack of user activity. If no activity is detected for the specified timeout, the Input Manager triggers video screen burn-in reduction (auto-dimming).

Screen Burn-In Reduction User Inputs

The following sensors are evaluated by the Input Manager for screen burn-in reduction.

The following sensors are ignored:

Application Override of Screen Burn-In Reduction

Applications can override screen burn-in reduction by calling IMEnableDim and IMDisableDim. This is useful for applications such as movie players, which may operate for long periods of time without user input.

See Also

System Config Tool

Revision History

2015-04-09 Added NFC into sensors which are evaluated by the Input Manager.
2014-01-23 Terminology fix.
2013-05-08 Automated cleanup pass.
2013-01-23 Updates for System Config Tool
2012-07-09 Initial release