Synaptics TouchPad and Biometrics Solutions Selected for Innovative New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet

SAN JOSE, CA -- Synaptics Incorporated announces Lenovo has selected Synaptics' TouchPad™ solution and Natural ID™ one-touch fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication on its new ThinkPad X1 family including the X1 Tablet, a modular device designed with mobility in mind that can be adapted to fit a variety of use cases, from a portable entertainment center, to a creativity device, or a productivity laptop.

Synaptics' industry-leading TouchPad solution leverages an advanced, touch-sensitive interface to provide reliable and accurate screen navigation, cursor movement, application control, and a platform for interactive input. TouchPad's advanced driver features and adaptable design were vital in keeping the X1 Tablet ultrathin while maintaining feature rich functionality.

Synaptics' Natural ID fingerprint identification solution combines the highest levels of security for device login and online identity protection with simple, intuitive ease-of-use. Natural ID's one-touch design, backed by Synaptics' deep system integration expertise, delivers the reliability and scale to successfully service the fingerprint authentication needs of top-tier OEMs and high-volume production.

"The inclusion of our fingerprint identification solution and touch interfaces in the Lenovo X1 Tablet demonstrates our proven ability to build products that scale across multiple markets," said Ritu Favre, senior vice president and general manager, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics. "Lenovo is a valuable Synaptics partner and shares our vision for ensuring robust security and an incredible user experience."

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