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Synaptics’ (stock info) 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.

Synaptics Biometrics News


C-suite leaders take the helm at Aware, Synaptics and Sift

Several key job changes have recently been made in the fields of biometrics, fraud prevention, and cybersecurity, including at Aware,…

May 30, 2023

New Synaptics match-in-sensor fingerprint sensor frees devices from a host

Synaptics is releasing a line of single-chip match-in-sensor fingerprint authentication sensors for PCs and similar environments. The Triton FS7800 line…

Jan 5, 2023

Targus docking station with Synaptics biometrics reaches retail launch

Targus docking stations upgraded with fingerprint biometrics from Synaptics are now available for retail purchase and the company is showcasing…

Nov 3, 2022

Synaptics buys Israeli AI sensing vendor for a reported $10M

Interface hardware maker Synaptics says it has bought AI visual sensing vendor Emza Visual Sense. Emza was bought from Taiwan-based…

Sep 12, 2022

Wicket, CyberLink, Synaptics form partnerships for biometrics at the edge

Several companies have recently formed partnerships to deploy biometric and edge tools for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Verizon partnered…

Apr 5, 2022

Synaptics shows off edge AI kit for IoT and monitoring applications

Synaptics has launched its edge AI evaluation kit (EVK) that employs human recognition, sound, and motion detection capabilities on its Katana…

Feb 4, 2022

Biometrics providers breaking records, making deals: stocks roundup

Synaptics is reporting earnings records with strong IoT growth in another encouraging sign for investors, as Liquid Avatar moves towards…

Jan 14, 2022

Princeton Identity appoints two leaders to spur biometrics growth

A flurry of high-level appointments in the biometrics industry include two by Princeton Identity and one by Alcatraz AI, plus…

Jan 11, 2022

Synaptics supplies on-device AI voice analysis for Lenovo tablet

Lenovo has selected artificial intelligence capabilities for voice processing from Synaptics to power its Yoga Tab 11, providing users of the…

Jan 7, 2022

Biometrics gradual adoption in consumer devices on display at CES 2022

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 may feature the widest range of biometric products ever displayed at a trade show…

Oct 11, 2021

Synaptics integration could enable voice biometrics in low-power edge devices

Synaptics and Edge Impulse have recently entered a new partnership to facilitate the development of embedded machine learning (ML) models…

Aug 31, 2021

Synaptics’ $450M deal for DSP Group adds wireless to biometrics, edge AI capabilities

Synaptics Incorporated announced the acquisition of DSP Group, Inc. in a $450 million deal that the company expects will bring new…

May 27, 2021

SuperCom margins and Okta revenues improve as biometrics providers angle for growth

SuperCom, Okta and Remark have reported earnings improvement by different metrics, while ImageWare has appointed an investor relations advisor, and…

Mar 22, 2021

Synaptics match-in-sensor fingerprint biometrics deployed by Lenovo amid PC, consumer growth

Consumer electronics are expected to play a significant role in driving the global market for biometric fingerprint sensors from $2.93…

Mar 9, 2021

Biometrics stocks: analyst bullish on Zwipe, Idex insiders buying, Ipsidy results mixed

An analyst has raised its expectations for Zwipe’s share price, while Ipsidy has announced mixed results in a challenging year,…

Feb 1, 2021

ID R&D and Synaptics partnership to bring voice biometrics to smart home edge devices

ID R&D and Synaptics have partnered to integrate voice biometrics with the VideoSmart VS600 platform to enable fast and accurate identification,…

Dec 22, 2020

Low-power platform for edge biometrics launched by Synaptics and Eta Compute

Synaptics Inc. announced its newest battery-powered edge computing platform Katana Edge AI in partnership with Eta Compute to enable on-device…

Aug 31, 2020

Biometrics at home – how smart will the smart home get?

Rapid advancements in chip designs along with algorithms for biometric voice and facial recognition are expanding the boundaries of what…

Aug 27, 2020

Zwipe earnings climb as biometric payment cards progress, Mitek supplies HSBC with facial recognition

Zwipe has announced its first half financial results, the details of a new Mitek customer’s biometrics deployment have been revealed,…

Aug 13, 2020

Biometrics stocks news: Hytera sale drama, Zwipe share price gains, Idex Biometrics and FPC first half results

A flurry of biometrics companies have reported financial results, including several for the first half of 2020, amid an unprecedented…

Synaptics Industry Insights


Biometrics beyond the lock and key

This is a guest post by Saleel Awsare, SVP and GM of the IoT division at Synaptics. What’s next for…

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