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2014-06-25 08:37:52

New Type Cover Delivers Increased Accuracy and Functionality for Today's Mobile Consumers SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that Microsoft has selected its Precision TouchPad(TM) solution for the new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Type Cover keyboard and ClickPad(TM) accessory. Synaptics partnered with Microsoft to develop an innovative new Type Cover that enables a more sensitive and...

2014-06-10 16:30:42

Acquisition Unites Industry Leaders to Further Synaptics' Market Position as a Leading Human Interface Solution Provider SAN JOSE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of Renesas SP Drivers, Inc., the industry leader in small and medium-sized display driver ICs (DDICs) for smartphones and tablets. With the...

2014-06-02 08:36:33

The Industry's Most Comprehensive Product Portfolio Will be on Display SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced it will showcase its industry-leading human interface solutions at COMPUTEX in Taipei. Synaptics will highlight its latest smartphone, tablet and notebook PC products, as well as leading-edge technologies that will drive the next-generation of human interface solutions. COMPUTEX...

2014-05-28 08:27:35

Deployment Underscores Display Integration Adoption and Emphasizes Synaptics Position as a Leading Touch Solution Provider to Major China OEM SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that Huawei has once again selected the ClearPad(®) family of capacitive touchscreen solutions to power the touch interface of its latest flagship smartphone device, the Ascend P7. By leveraging the ClearPad...

2014-04-23 23:15:46

The American Journal of Infection Control recently released a progress report of the implementation of the World Health Organization's Hand Hygiene in Health Care Program. According to the organization although there has been progress, hospitals can still improve across the board; WetKeys Washable Keyboards offers solutions to support the improvement of the Hand Hygiene Program. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The American Journal of Infection Control recently released a progress...

2014-04-22 08:41:14

First Major OEM to Implement TypeGuard 2.5 Solution with the Microsoft Precision TouchPad to Minimize False Cursor Movements and Unintended User Inputs SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that leading notebook PC manufacturer Acer has selected the Precision TouchPad for its E Series of notebook PCs. Synaptics is leading the implementation of the Microsoft Precision...

2014-02-26 23:28:05

A leading manufacturer and online retailer for waterproof keyboards, WetKeys Washable Keyboards, announced an extended promotion for the Keywi CleanBoard and Mini-CleanBoard Medical Keyboards with Touchpad. The 45% discount is available for a limited time, for both the full-size Keywi CleanBoard and the small-footprint Mini-CleanBoard. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 WetKeys Washable Keyboards today announced it’s extending the professional discount period on its line of Keywi...

2014-02-26 16:33:52

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Kathy Bayless will present to the investment community at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time. The conference will be held at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. The presentation may include forward-looking information. An...

2014-02-20 08:27:37

With New Opportunities in Fingerprint ID and Emerging Markets, Company Sets Its Sights on Another Milestone Year for Mobile Computing and Security BARCELONA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced it will showcase its industry-leading human interface and fingerprint ID solutions at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona from February 24-27. Following a successful showcase at CES 2014, Synaptics will...

2014-02-13 08:28:49

FIDO(TM) pioneers partner to deliver next-generation fingerprint sensor authentication for mobile devices PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nok Nok Labs, an innovator in Modern Authentication and founding member of the FIDO Alliance, has today announced a strategic partnership with Synaptics, a leader in human interface solutions. Synaptics entered the fingerprint identification market with the acquisition of Validity Sensors, Inc., a founding member of the FIDO...


Latest Touchpad Reference Libraries

HP TouchPad
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The HP TouchPad is a tablet computer released in the US on July 1, 2011, by Hewlett-Packard. It was later released in Canada, UK, France, and Germany, on July 15, 2011, and on August 15, 2011, in Australia. On August 18, 2011, Hewlett-Packard announced it was discontinuing all devices using the current hardware, webOS, because of low sales. The remaining devices quickly sold out after a drastic price reduction. The success of the sale prompted Hewlett-Packard to continue the development of...

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2010-10-01 18:16:39

A touchpad is a pointing device that is made of a specialized surface that can translate the motion and position of a user's fingers to a comparative position on screen. They are most commonly found in laptop computers, but are also used as substitutes for a computer mouse when desk space is limited. Touchpads may vary in size, but are rarely made larger than 6 square inches. They can also be found on personal digital assistants and some portable media players. A touchpad is the most common...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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