Synaptics ClearPad Drives Windows 8 Touch Interface of the Award-Winning Razer
Edge Pro Gaming System
ClearPad 7300 Single-Chip Touch Controller Delivers Industry-Leading
Performance in the World's First Windows 8 Tablet Designed for PC Gamers
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ:
SYNA), a leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that
its ClearPad™ 7300 single-chip premier solution drives the touch interface of
the Razer Edge Pro Gaming System tablet. The Razer Edge tablet was officially
announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and was
awarded CNET's Best of CES 2013 honors in the Best Gaming, People's Voice and
coveted Best of Show categories for its innovative concept and design by
bringing PC gaming capabilities to the tablet form factor.
"Synaptics is delighted that ClearPad 7300 enables the user interface of this
industry-shaping gaming device," said Nuri Dagdeviren, Vice President, Smart
Displays Division. "Optimal performance is key to the success of the Razer
Edge, and ClearPad 7300 provides the most sophisticated and accurate finger
tracking capability, crucial to gaming performance on tablet devices."
As one of the most powerful tablets ever built, the Razer Edge Pro is powered
by Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA® GeForce™ graphics driving a 10.1"
high-definition, multi-touch display, with a rugged high-speed solid state
drive that screams incredible performance in a portable form-factor.
The ClearPad 7300 supports up to 12-inch touchscreens with Windows 8-class
performance tracking of 10 or more fingers, and is designed to help OEMs
design the most compelling tablet, notebook PC, and convertible devices with
the shortest development time and lowest cost. Its single ASIC, high
integration architecture and industry leading power efficiency enable
designers to allocate space and power to elements differentiating their
products without sacrificing leading edge touch performance.
The Razer Edge is expected to begin shipping in Q1 2013.
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information on Synaptics' products and solutions please visit
As a leading developer of human interface solutions which enhance the user
experience, Synaptics provides the broadest touch solutions portfolio in the
industry. The ClearPad™ family supports touchscreen solutions for devices
ranging from entry-level mobile phones to flagship premium smartphones,
tablets and notebook PCs. The TouchPad™ family, including ClickPad™ and
ForcePad™, is integrated into the majority of today's notebook PCs.
Synaptics' wide portfolio also includes ThinTouch™ supporting thin and light
keyboard solutions, as well as key technologies for next generation
touch-enabled video and display applications.
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