Tag: Synaptics

Synaptics bought chipmaker displays for iPhone for $475 million

| June 14, 2014 | Reply

Touch control technology developer Synaptics announced the acquisition of the company Renesas SP Drivers, produces energy-efficient chips for mobile screens. This chip maker also interested in Apple. Synaptics pay for Renesas SP Drivers about $ 475 million in the deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014, Synaptics controllers integrates displays […]

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Synaptics buys stake in Renesas enterprise producing display controller and fingerprint sensors for iPhone

| June 12, 2014 | Reply

A few days ago we wrote about the possibility of the appearance of fingerprint sensors in “smart” watch next year. In particular, it was said Rick Bergman, head of Synaptics (Rick Bergman). In addition, we mentioned the rumor that the company is credited with the intention to acquire Renesas SP Drivers, which, among other things, […]

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Synaptics fingerprint sensors may be used in Samsung wearables in 2015

| June 6, 2014 | Reply

Samsung recently spoke about their intentions in the near future to equip smartphones cheap fingerprint scanners. And in the next year, according to the head of Synaptics Rick Bergman (Rick Bergman), these sensors will appear in wearable electronics devices segment, particularly in the “smart” clock. Bergman’s words can be assumed that the first such technology […]

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