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August 31, 2020
Category: AI, IoT

Synaptics has always been a pioneer in the area of human machine interface (HMI), starting with the original PC TouchPad. How we interact with our devices and other electronic systems has evolved quite a bit since then, and now consumers are quite comfortable with using integrated audio, vision, and video capabilities, such as voice and gestures, to control and engage with all sorts of products.

This is especially true in the market...

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August 21, 2020
Category: IoT, AI, Edge Computing

While the number and variety of devices we use at home, work and play continue to grow, we are also seeing an on-going evolution in how how we interact with them to derive more value, entertainment or convenience. Consumers are no longer content to have to turn a knob, push a button or flick a switch to engage with their televisions, appliances or home security gear. More and more we want them to recognize our voices and gestures, our faces...

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May 21, 2020
Category: IoT

Since its inception, Synaptics has always been a leader in how people interact with their machines – we are known widely as the HMI leader. Our lasting legacy will probably always be around our expertise in touch technology – we’re the company that brought you the original TouchPad on laptops. But we are also behind...

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March 24, 2020
Category: IoT, SoC

During CES 2020, Synaptics announced the versatile VS600 series of next generation SoCs with AI for multiple market segments including smart displays, smart cameras, video soundbars, set-top-boxes, voice-enabled devices and emerging computer vision IoT products. This blog focuses on the smart set-top-box (STB) market segment.

The VideoSmart™ VS600 series includes devices for...

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January 22, 2020
Category: IoT

Imagine how sensors and artificial intelligence are going to transform the workplace.

Let’s imagine a day at the office, say ten years from now, when the technology behind today’s smart home devices becomes ubiquitous in the workplace. No longer will computing power be limited to server rooms and standalone devices like laptops.  Rather a broad range of sensors will be woven into virtually every part of the...

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