Backlight Element

The backlight element is used to set the brightness of the Rapid IoT Kit’s display. This element is only available within Rapid IoT projects.

The backlight element is located in the Element Toolbox within Atmosphere IoT Studio’s Embedded tab.


The following properties can be changed for the backlight element:


The name of the element.

Initial Brightness

The brightness of the backlight on startup.


The following triggers are available to execute events from within the backlight element:


Execute an event when the source element connected to the backlight triggers.

Backlight Set

Execute an event when the backlight’s brightness is set.


The following abilities are available for the backlight element when its source element triggers:


Trigger the element(s) that follow the backlight element.

Set Backlight Off

Turn the backlight off.

Set Backlight Low

Set the brightness to low.

Set Backlight Medium

Set the brightness to medium.

Set Backlight High

Set the brightness to high.