Synaptics 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. The Razer Edge is expected to begin shipping in Q1 2013.
“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.”