Synaptics TouchPad and Biometrics Solutions Selected for Innovative New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet

19 Jan, 2016, 08:00 ET from Synaptics Incorporated

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced Lenovo has selected Synaptics' TouchPad solution and Natural ID one-touch fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication on its new ThinkPad X1 family including the X1 Tablet, a modular device designed with mobility in mind that can be adapted to fit a variety of use cases, from a portable entertainment center, to a creativity device, or a productivity laptop.

Synaptics' industry-leading TouchPad solution leverages an advanced, touch-sensitive interface to provide reliable and accurate screen navigation, cursor movement, application control, and a platform for interactive input. TouchPad's advanced driver features and adaptable design were vital in keeping the X1 Tablet ultrathin while maintaining feature rich functionality.

Synaptics' Natural ID fingerprint identification solution combines the highest levels of security for device login and online identity protection with simple, intuitive ease-of-use. Natural ID's one-touch design, backed by Synaptics' deep system integration expertise, delivers the reliability and scale to successfully service the fingerprint authentication needs of top-tier OEMs and high-volume production.

"The inclusion of our fingerprint identification solution and touch interfaces in the Lenovo X1 Tablet demonstrates our proven ability to build products that scale across multiple markets," said Ritu Favre, senior vice president and general manager, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics. "Lenovo is a valuable Synaptics partner and shares our vision for ensuring robust security and an incredible user experience."

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, and biometrics products is built on the company's rich R&D, extensive IP and dependable supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC 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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