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Synaptics Introduces Capacitive Touch Screen Testing Application

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, announced that TouchExplorer is now available for download on Google Play. TouchExplorer is the latest addition to the Synaptics software tool support offering for smartphone designers that are seeking a superior touchscreen experience for their devices. Synaptics leverages market leading system level engineering knowledge and industry standard tests to enable innovative designs that deliver category leading performance. 

"Synaptics has added to the industry's best designer tool box," said Tim Bajarin, president at Creative Strategies, Inc. "Synaptics continues to improve smartphone touch performance while enabling designers to cut their design time by eliminating the time and cost of the 'trial and error' method of sensor design."

TouchExplorer is an application that enables touch controller performance demonstration and evaluation on a Windows Phone or Android device. TouchExplorer is an all-in-one, streamlined tool that tests all the basic features of a touch experience – touch points, draw, linearity and motion events. With immediate visual feedback on finger presence and movements on the device, a designer can assess touch performance in real-time.

All finger movements are logged and accessible through the application for further analysis. Users are able to log motion events into an SD card which allows for testing and analysis of touch performance via other software means or at a later date. Free application updates are easily accessible through the Google Play store with the next version, which will be compatible with additional mobile operating systems such as Windows Phone, coming soon.

"Not all touch is created equal and instant feedback on sensor designs helps shorten the design cycle and improve performance," said Jimmy Lin, senior product marketing manager. "Synaptics TouchExplorer is a platform that can objectively test touch performance on all Android and Windows devices, regardless of the touch solution."

To download the app, visit the Google Play Store, or click here. For up-to-the-minute Synaptics news, follow @SynaCorp on Twitter. For more information on Synaptics' products and solutions, please visit www.synaptics.com.

About Synaptics

As a leading developer of human interface solutions which enhance the user experience, Synaptics provides the broadest touch solutions portfolio in the industry.  The ClearPad™ family supports touchscreen solutions for devices ranging from entry-level mobile phones to flagship premium smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs.  The TouchPad™ family, including ClickPad™ and ForcePad™, is integrated into the majority of today's notebook PCs.  Synaptics' wide portfolio also includes ThinTouch™ supporting thin and light keyboard solutions, as well as key technologies for next generation touch-enabled video and display applications.(NASDAQ: SYNA) www.synaptics.com

Synaptics, ClearPad, SignalClarity, Design Studio, TouchPad, ClickPad, ForcePad, ThinTouch, and the Synaptics logo are trademarks of Synaptics in the United States and/or other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

For further information, please contact:

Nick Rottler  Synaptics408-454-5388   nrottler@synaptics.com  

SOURCE Synaptics Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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