Synaptics and Valeo collaborate on in-car touchscreen tech
Issue Date: 2016-02-18

Synaptics has announced a collaboration with Valeo, one of the world's leading automotive suppliers, on an industry first automotive touchscreen that combines capacitive touch, ClearForce force sensing technology and haptic feedback. This human interface innovation allows drivers and passengers to more safely control common and emerging cabin applications with the touch of a finger, multiple fingers, and variable force of one or more fingers on a touchscreen.

Synaptics offers a comprehensive and dedicated portfolio of vehicle specific solutions that match the pace of consumer electronics human interface innovation. Synaptics' industry leading touch controllers, display drivers, and biometric sensors are ideal for the automotive industry and will be implemented in numerous locations throughout the vehicle.