Synaptics Inaugurates State-of -the-Art Design Center in Bengaluru to Support Rapid Growth

Bengaluru, Karnataka – May 23, 2018 – Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced the opening of its new design center in Bengaluru. The new facility, which is located in the RMZ Ecospace, was inaugurated at a ceremony attended by several members of senior management including Jean Boufarhat, SVP, Mobile Silicon Engineering. The state-of -the-art design center has initial capacity to accommodate 150 employees, with 65 joining immediately, including engineers and supporting staff and will enable a collaborative work culture to aid rapid growth.

The newSynaptics design center will position India to develop leading-edge humaninterface solutions to support the growing consumer IoT market -- notably SmartHomes -- and will serve as a hub to support both global and South-East Asiamarkets. Hardware and software engineers in Bengaluru will lead in developingthese cutting-edge solutions for consumer IoT markets and support Synaptics’rapid growth in the vertical. The expansion in Bengaluru will furtherSynaptics’ presence in India, in addition to its established Hyderabadoperations.

The designcenter is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and tools in anexpansive area of 21,000 square feet with modern work stations, labs, meetingrooms, multifunction rooms, collaboration spaces, cafeteria and recreationroom.

Commentingon the inauguration of the design center, Jean Boufarhat, SVP, Mobile SiliconEngineering of Synaptics said, “We now have access to highly skilled resourcesin the local area which will allow us to further develop our growing businessand service our customers across the world right here from Bengaluru. Thedesign center also strengthens our commitment to recruiting and developingIndian talent, while providing the tools for our teams to advance in theircareers with us and create innovative solutions for consumer IoT applications.”

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