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Acer picks Synaptics for E Series of notebook PCs

Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA) said that leading notebook PC manufacturer Acer has selected the Precision TouchPad for its E Series of notebook PCs.

Synaptics is leading the implementation of the Microsoft Precision TouchPad, a high performance TouchPad that provides a consistent, uniform experience across OEM designs. Synaptics will also integrate TypeGuard 2.5 into Precision TouchPad, a combination which delivers smoother scrolling, improved pinch to zoom and the most sophisticated touchpad experience to date for notebook PCs users.

Acer is the first major OEM to implement Synaptics´ patented TypeGuard technology which allows the system to differentiate between a finger and a palm, virtually eliminating accidental cursor movements, scrolling and clicks.

A leading developer of human interface solutions which enhance the user experience, Synaptics provides a broad solutions portfolio for the industry. Its website is at


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