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Synaptics to Showcase Latest Human Interface Technology at CES 2016

Demonstrates Leading-Edge Innovations that Extend into New Markets

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Dec 18, 2015 — Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced it will preview its latest innovations at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 6-9, 2016. Building upon the company’s continued growth momentum, Synaptics will showcase several new solutions that push the boundaries of human interface technology and demonstrate its reach beyond the mobile and PC markets, including new opportunities in automotive, wearables, gaming and other emerging industries.

“Over the past year we’ve continued to focus on growth and have worked to deliver the most advanced set of solutions that position Synaptics for ongoing leadership and success in new and existing markets,” said Rick Bergman, CEO of Synaptics. “We are excited about showcasing our latest innovations, addressing our traditional mobile and PC markets as well as new opportunities in automotive, wearables and other segments, at CES 2016.”

Synaptics will showcase several new concept prototypes that push the boundaries of human interface including:

  • Automotive Solutions – Bringing innovative touch technology to the fast lane, Synaptics’ dedicated automotive demos incorporate the latest in human interface technology, including force sensing and touch inputs on the steering wheel and center console controls to further enhance the automotive user experience.
  • Fingerprint Under Glass – Blazing trails in the biometrics market, Synaptics will be demonstrating its Natural ID™ fingerprint authentication solution designed to operate through cover glass, enabling the option of button-free industrial designs for smartphones.
  • Force Technology – Adding a whole new dimension to touch solutions, Synaptics’ latest ClearForce™ technology will demonstrate how force will be applied to mobile, wearables and automotive applications.
  • Hover-enabled Touch – Enabling new device interaction modalities, Synaptics provides hover-enabled touch interaction for LEIA’s 3D holographic display (which allows you to see 3D without eye-ware).
  • Touch Control for Large Area Applications – Expanding touch into large form factors, Guardian Industries demonstrates touch control of Guardian Reveal™, a product that transitions from transparent to opaque providing dynamic privacy.

Synaptics will exhibit the industry’s broadest family of human interface solutions in a private meeting space (LVCC, South Hall 2, #MP25841) from January 6-9 by appointment only. Customers and suppliers are encouraged to contact their Synaptics partner to arrange a meeting at CES. Media are invited to contact to arrange on-site interviews and demo tours.

About Synaptics

Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA) is pioneering the relationship between people and intelligent devices, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences for the premium market. Synaptics’ broad portfolio of touch, display, biometrics, voice, video, vision, AI, audio and connectivity products are built on the company’s rich R&D, extensive IP and dependable supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for the smart home, smartphones, PC and peripherals, and automotive markets, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure and enjoyable. 

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