Mesopic sensitivity

What is Mesopic sensitivity?

Mesopic sensitivity meaning in Digital terms is Mesopic sensitivity refers to visual sensitivity under conditions of intermediate light levels, where radiant energy stimulates both the rods and the cones (the two types of retinal photo-receptors). Mesopic vision is a combination of photopic vision (see photopic general) and scotopic vision (see scotopic sensitivity).


reference: Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative – Glossary