SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that Lenovo has selected Synaptics' Natural ID area touch FS4200 fingerprint sensor for its latest smartphone, the Vibe P2. The new Vibe P2 enables secure, password-free access to unlock the device and provide swift access to applications and mobile payments for consumers.

Synaptics' high-performance Natural ID fingerprint sensors are available with SentryPoint technology, offering OEMs a wide-range of unique and highly secure authentication features including match-in-sensor technology, Quantum Matcher with PurePrint anti-spoof technology, and SecureLink 256-bit AES with TLS 1.2 encryption. Natural ID biometric solutions are designed for smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, PC peripherals, automotive and other emerging markets.

FS4200 is FIDO Certified by the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance and fully interoperable among a broad variety of ecosystem products and services that support FIDO specifications focused on password-free convenience, and correlates with the fast growing movement towards secure mobile payment services.

"Lenovo is a key leader, innovator and important Synaptics partner that shares our vision of highly secure and convenient user authentication. The rapid adoption of fingerprint sensors from flagships to mainstream and value smartphones is driving critical security requirements and Synaptics is addressing all of these market segments," said Anthony Gioeli, vice president, marketing, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics.

About Synaptics: Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics' broad portfolio of touch, display, and biometrics products is built on the company's rich R&D and supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC and automotive industries, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure and enjoyable. (NASDAQ: SYNA)

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