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SAN JOSE, Calif., June 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced broad availability of its new Natural ID ™ fingerprint sensor evaluation kit (EVK) specifically targeted at the automotive industry. Synaptics' Natural ID Automotive EVK enables designers and engineers to rapidly integrate fingerprint sensors into prototypes and demo systems inside the vehicle or in the lab. Synaptics' fingerprint sensors not only provide biometrics with advanced encryption capabilities, but can also recognize user input gestures including swipes, taps and long presses. This combination of biometrics and user input capabilities makes them ideal for automotive applications such as driver-based personalization, in-car payments and services, and interaction with in-vehicle infotainment systems and instrument clusters where minimal physical clutter, intuitiveness of use, and minimization of driver distraction are key requirements. "Synaptics is providing a unique and simple way to implement biometric authentication into next generation automobiles. With this evaluation kit, Tier 1s and OEMs alike can rapidly prototype and evaluate compelling automotive user experiences that utilize fingerprint biometrics for a variety of purposes including driver-based personalization, user interface navigation and secure in-car payments," said Sunil Thomas, senior director, Automotive Business, Synaptics. Learn more: www.synaptics.com. Join Synaptics on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, or visit www.synaptics.com. Natural ID, Synaptics, 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.