Friday October 11, 2013

Synaptics Acquires Validity to Enter Fingerprint ID Market

Human interface technology giant Synaptics has made a foray into the biometric authentication market with the acquisition of Validity, an up and coming fingerprint authentication company.

Biometrics has long been of interest to Synaptics as it complements our existing touch-based solutions and offers an exciting new way to interact with devices. Synaptics’ acquisition of Validity puts our vision of having Natural ID on every mobile computing device on the fast track." -Rob Baxter, CEO, Validity

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