An interesting but typically lesser known part of the Synaptics business is in the technology that enables products which connect PCs and various peripherals – monitors, keyboards, headsets, cameras, printers, etc. The latest docking stations, hubs, dongles, converters and adaptors don’t usually get the same headlines as the devices that they link, but they’ve taken on new prominence in this era of work and school from home. Consumers are...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more