You can be forgiven for being surprised by how fast and wide the “voice assistant” market has grown, also known as Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) and Artificial Intelligence(AI). Few anticipated the breakneck speed with which the multitude of intelligent, voice-controlled products have come to market.
But we saw it coming a mile away!
Synaptics recognized early on the immense potential for voice assistants, as evidenced by... Read more
Not long ago, I wrote here on what I regard as the four dimensions of the human-interface revolution: interaction, personalization, contextual awareness, and omnipresence. Those four dimensions, not coincidentally, also portray the scope of the Synaptics vision: advancing the... Read more
Once again, the mobile phone display is the engine of change in the mobile phone market. Previous waves of change have brought capacitive touchscreens, high-resolution Full HD displays, and the integration of touch and display controllers. Now, the rate of innovation is accelerating once again, as smartphone manufacturers introduce new aspect ratios, new edge-to-edge infinity display designs with almost no bezel, and new biometric sensing... Read more
The world’s first touchpad. Display drivers delivering rich, vibrant images. Integrated touch and display solutions. Biometrics that tap humans’ unique characteristics for secure identification and verification.
When you look at Synaptics’ history of innovation and consider we’ve almost single-handedly evolved how humans interface with machines, it makes perfect sense, so to speak, that we’re now delivering another way to connect... Read more
The smartphone has become the equivalent of a personal assistant that now has a role in virtually every aspect of people’s lives, ranging from basic voice and data communications to sophisticated applications for banking, navigation and even entertainment. For most of these applications, users want the largest possible display to enjoy a more engaging experience. But given the dependence on their... Read more