Synaptics Clear ID In-Display Optical Fingerprint Sensor Honored with Numerous Tech Innovation Awards at CES 2018

SAN JOSE, Calif. – January 16, 2018 – Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced its Clear ID™ FS9500 optical in-display fingerprint sensor has been honored for technical innovation with Best of Show recognition at CES 2018 from several leading industry publications, including Android Authority, Android Central, Digital Trends, Tech Radar, TechnoBuffalo, Toms Guide, and CES.

Showcased at CES in a soon-to-be-released Vivo smartphone – the world’s first phone with an in-display fingerprint reader – Synaptics’ Clear ID optical sensors deliver a smooth and responsive one-touch biometrics directly in the lit touchscreen display area of smartphones enabling a better user experience. Designed for smartphones with edge-to-edge infinity displays or near bezel-less displays, the Synaptics’ sensors are fast, convenient and secure.

“We are honored to receive industry accolades at CES for our Clear ID optical fingerprint sensor technology with awards from several industry-leading publications, and great reviews from other prominent outlets including CNET, The Verge, Washington Post and many others, said Kevin Barber, vice president and general manager, Mobile Division, Synaptics. “As smartphones with infinity displays continue to evolve, Synaptics is charting the future for biometrics and smartphone industrial designs with our Clear ID technology.”

For more on how the Vivo smartphone with Synaptics’ fingerprint sensor is changing the game for smartphone biometrics, see:

More information on the Synaptics Clear ID fingerprint sensors is available at: https://www.synaptics.com/company/news/Clear-ID-mass-production

About Synaptics

Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics’ broad portfolio of touch, display, biometrics, voice, audio, and multimedia products is built on the company’s rich R&D, extensive IP and dependable supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC, smart home, and automotive industries, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure and enjoyable. (NASDAQ: SYNA) www.synaptics.com.

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