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September 16, 2019
Category: IoT, Edge Computing, AI

IoT device makers know the benefits of edge-based processing, but until now, many of the challenges in terms of cost, performance and security have made it impractical for implementing in consumer products and systems.  IoT Intelligence MovesThe shift toward more use of edge processing in... Read more

September 10, 2019

It’s that time of year again for the big IBC conference in Amsterdam and we’re really excited to meet with our key customers and the service providers that deliver all of the wonderful entertainment to our smart living rooms and smart devices. This is an excellent show for Synaptics because it brings together under one roof just about all of our partners in the media streaming world so that we can... Read more

August 30, 2019
Category: IoT, Audio, Voice

Federico Faggin and Carver Mead founded Synaptics over thirty years ago to commercialize their ideas around building silicon that computes as effectively as the human brain. This focus on enabling devices to mimic human cognitive capabilities persists at Synaptics to this day. 

Younger engineers today may not know our co-founders, but they are industry giants. ... Read more

April 26, 2018
Category: IoT, Audio, Voice

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

December 5, 2017

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