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Testing a keyboard that moves diagonally with the Synaptics ThinTouch
Synaptics Behind Nokia's Lumia 820 And 920 Glove and Fingernail-Sensing Touchscreens

Synaptics announces new, thinner keyboards and trackpads

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Synaptics, the company responsible for the trackpads in many of today's laptops, has made a pair of announcements today geared at making laptops even thinner and lighter than they already are. Its new ThinTouch keyboards and ForcePad trackpads use enhanced touch sensitivity to reduce the thickness of both by about...
Synaptics announces new, thinner keyboards and trackpads

Next-gen touchpads respond to pressure

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Researchers at the User Interface Software Technology conference last week demonstrated unique projects that took advantage of a new, pressure-sensitive "forcepad" that could debut in ultrabooks as soon as next year. IDGForcepose allows users to push through a stack of windows on the desktop. Synaptics gave the forcepad to...
Next-gen touchpads respond to pressure

Synaptics ThinTouch: Bringing the Capacitive Touch Revolution to Mechanical Keyboards

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Earlier this month Synaptics announced the acquisition of Pacinian, a company that focused on physical keyboards that used capacitive touch. To expand, Synaptics has to look beyond clickpad and capacitive touch controllers into adjacent markets. The keyboard industry made sense and it's ripe for innovation. Based on Pacinian's research...
Synaptics ThinTouch: Bringing the Capacitive Touch Revolution to Mechanical Keyboards
Synaptics and others to support Nvidia DirectTouch for improved touchscreen performance

Synaptics announces ClearPad 2200 touchscreen controller for smartphones

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That's smartphones, guys. Not superphones, and certainly not phablets (blech). After showing off its slate-friendly ClearPad 7300 multitouch display at CES, Synaptics is back with a smaller 2200 series controller designed for phones. Specifically, modest little handsets with screens measuring four inches or less. And, it'll be among the...
Synaptics announces ClearPad 2200 touchscreen controller for smartphones

A TouchPad phone: the Synaptics Onyx concept

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Synaptics, a company that makes those TouchPads and other touch-sensitive interfaces on laptops, released a concept design a few weeks ago that my colleague Michal Lev-Ram just passed along to me: the Onyx. Now, I'm not exactly sure how this is supposed to work, but you can at least click...
A TouchPad phone: the Synaptics Onyx concept

Nokia's new smartphones offer more sensitive touchscreens

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A new technology from Synaptics brings greater sensitivity to the touchscreens in Nokia's new Lumia 920 and 820 handsets. [Read more]...
Nokia's new smartphones offer more sensitive touchscreens
Synaptics ThinTouch and ForcePad hands-on: thin, smart alternatives to the traditional touchpad and keyboard
Razer simultaneously expands and shrinks its lineup with 14-inch gaming laptop

Synaptics enters the keyboard market, announces the ThinTouch keyboard aimed at Ultrabooks

www.engadget.com
More likely than not, when you think of Synaptics you think of its touchpads. Or maybe, if you're a mobile aficionado, you know it for its touchscreens, used in phones like the HTC One X and Sony Xperia P. Now, though, the company is about to start making another...
Synaptics enters the keyboard market, announces the ThinTouch keyboard aimed at Ultrabooks
Synaptics ForcePad: But does it type in ALL CAPS when you hit it hard?

NVIDIA's DirectTouch gets hardware from N-Trig, Synaptics

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NVIDIA just ahead of Mobile World Congress on Saturday lined up partners for its unique DirectTouch (PDF interface technology. Atmel, Cypress, N-Trig, and Synaptics will have touchscreen controllers that can use NVIDIA's quad-core Tegra 3 to handle some of the touch input processing instead of just their own circuitry. The...
NVIDIA's DirectTouch gets hardware from N-Trig, Synaptics
Nokia taps Synaptics for Lumia's glove-friendly touchscreen tech
Synaptics touch computing into the 21st century with ForcePad (hands-on demo)

NVIDIA gets big names to embrace DirectTouch tech in Tegra 3 devices (video)

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Synaptics, Atmel,N-trig, Raydium, Cypress and Focaltech -- big names in the field of touch-based devices -- have all agreed get on board with NVIDIA's DirectTouch platform. The tech offloads some of the work needed to track and process finger input from the controller to the Tegra 3, improving response...
NVIDIA gets big names to embrace DirectTouch tech in Tegra 3 devices (video)

Your Next Trackpad And Keyboard Will Be Wafer Thin

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If you’ve been complaining about the thickness of your trackpad, Synaptics has something to show you. Their new Forcepad trackpad technology is wafer thin and use a capacitive force sensor to register clicks and taps. The new trackpad offers 64 levels of sensitivity and can sense five fingers at...
Your Next Trackpad And Keyboard Will Be Wafer Thin

Synaptics launches a pair of mobile touchscreens at MWC 2013

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If Synaptics has a favorite song, we'd assume it'd be Touch Me, after all, the touchscreen maker does want customers to get handsy with its products. The company is launching a pair of mobile touchscreens here at MWC that we can expect to see laminated to some Gorilla Glass...
Synaptics launches a pair of mobile touchscreens at MWC 2013

Synaptics spills more details on ForcePad, a pressure-sensitive trackpad coming to laptops in 2013

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We spend an awful lot of time in laptop reviews railing against modern trackpads -- you know, the ones that mistake left clicks for right ones, or have a really stiff button mechanism. Well, it looks like relief might be on the way. Synaptics (easily the largest touchpad maker...
Synaptics spills more details on ForcePad, a pressure-sensitive trackpad coming to laptops in 2013
Synaptics' tablet prototype with rear touchpad can tell which hand you're using to hold it

Nokia Debuts Lumia 920 With Windows Phone 8, Wireless Charging

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As expected, Nokia unveiled its new Lumia phones at an event today in New York and among the highlights are wireless charging and a more advanced camera. The Nokia Lumia 920 will be one of the company’s first devices to run Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s updated mobile operating system, and...
Nokia Debuts Lumia 920 With Windows Phone 8, Wireless Charging

Synaptics intros multi-touch input for small smartphon

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Human interface hardware maker Synaptics has just details its ClearPad 2200 multi-touch controller meant for smartphones with touchscreens sized at under four inches. The capacitive panel will be the most responsive touchscreen in the industry, its maker promises, thanks to low latency and a high signal-to-noise ratio. It will achieve...
Synaptics intros multi-touch input for small smartphon
Tactus And Synaptics Create A Reference Tablet For OEMs With An Amazing, Disappearing Keyboard
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