Ambient light conditions via notebook camera

Is there a tool that automatically checks the light conditions of a room via a notebook camera and writes the values into an .csv file?

If not, does anybody know somebody they can talk into creating such a tool? :wink:

I don’t know of a tool like that for a notebook, but it’s pretty easy to make for an iPhone. Would that help?

If you take the iPhone approach, here’s some info to help get it built:

There are a number of light-meter apps for the iPhone designed for photographers, although I cannot comment on wether they provide continuous logging though: