Synaptics Blog

April 26, 2018
Category: IoT, Audio, Voice

You can be forgiven for being surprised by how fast and wide the “voice assistant” market has grown, also known as Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) and Artificial Intelligence(AI). Few anticipated the breakneck speed with which the multitude of intelligent, voice-controlled products have come to market.

But we saw it coming a mile away!

Synaptics recognized early on the immense potential for voice assistants, as evidenced by... Read more

December 14, 2017
Category: Corporate

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Synaptics provides TouchPads for notebook PC products, including the software driver that is needed to deliver a best-in-class usability experience. Synaptics takes our customer’s security and privacy seriously, and we strive to meet or exceed industry best practices through continuous improvement.

Synaptics is aware of articles that were published where it was purported that there was a “keylogger” in our... Read more

December 5, 2017

Not long ago, I wrote here on what I regard as the four dimensions of the human-interface revolution: interaction, personalization, contextual awareness, and omnipresence. Those four dimensions, not coincidentally, also portray the scope of the Synaptics vision: advancing the... Read more

November 15, 2017

Once again, the mobile phone display is the engine of change in the mobile phone market. Previous waves of change have brought capacitive touchscreens, high-resolution Full HD displays, and the integration of touch and display controllers. Now, the rate of innovation is accelerating once again, as smartphone manufacturers introduce new aspect ratios, new edge-to-edge infinity display designs with almost no bezel, and new biometric sensing... Read more

October 2, 2017
Category: Audio, Voice, IoT

The world’s first touchpad. Display drivers delivering rich, vibrant images. Integrated touch and display solutions. Biometrics that tap humans’ unique characteristics for secure identification and verification.

When you look at Synaptics’ history of innovation and consider we’ve almost single-handedly evolved how humans interface with machines, it makes perfect sense, so to speak, that we’re now delivering another way to connect... Read more