Synaptics Natural ID Fingerprint Sensors, TouchView TDDI Selected for Multiple Huawei Smartphones

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Oct. 17, 2017 – Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced its Natural ID™ fingerprint sensors and its touch and display driver integration (TDDI) technology are featured on several recently released Huawei smartphones. Huawei, one of the world’s largest smartphone OEMs, selected Synaptics® for its industry-leading capacitive-based performance, innovation, and time-to-market advantage.

Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors are featured on the new Huawei Honor 7X and the Maimang 6. These latest Natural ID integrations add to the previously announced sensors selected for the Huawei Honor 6C, Honor 6A, Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus smartphones.

Synaptics TouchView™ TDDI, a technology pioneered by Synaptics, is featured on Huawei’s Honor 6A, Honor 9, Honor V10, Nova 2, Nova 2 Plus, Nova 3 Plus, Mate 9, and P10 smartphones. Three of the Huawei models carry both TouchView and Natural ID including Honor 6A, Nova 2 and the Nova 2 Plus.

Synaptics’ high-performance Natural ID™ fingerprint sensors are available with SentryPoint™ technology, offering OEMs a wide-range of unique and highly secure authentication features including match-in-sensor technology, Quantum Matcher™ with PurePrint™ anti-spoof technology, and SecureLink™ 256-bit AES encryption with TLS 1.2 secure communication, and MultiMatch™, a multi-factor fusion engine that combines scores from both fingerprint and facial scans.

Synaptics TouchView™ TDDI merges touchscreen controller and display driver IC (DDIC) technologies into a single chip. Synaptics TouchView enables faster time-to-market, lower overall system cost, a simplified supply chain, thinner devices, brighter displays and borderless designs.

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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)

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