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If you have a laptop a tablet or Smartphone and listen not get ready for the future to a -- because touch screens.
Our may be about to become so yesterday it Rick -- is the CEO and president of Synaptics he is joining us now from Mountain View California.
In a Fox Business exclusive as a special part of our series inside your gadget -- -- Brenda CEO over there.
Just one month old that at this company so welcome and congratulations.
Well thank you very much who has it's exciting to be a partisan that -- you know -- I realizes I'm saying you know touch screens are so yesterday that might be offensive you guys have really been the leaders in touch screen in many regards of course at Mellon.
Cypress Semiconductor -- -- there as well but.
What are we looking forward to is the next big thing.
Well there's all types innovation available still in in touch so it's the most intuitive type of interface that that you can have been Synaptics is a leader in in human interface solutions so.
Yes today is as you mentioned you -- and laptops and cellphones but that -- -- -- in your car.
-- on your washing machine on your refrigerator they're television and your remote control does all different areas with classic touch and then we're not certainly -- instead of in the human interface devices will continue to innovate.
And and one thing that we discussed this what's called proximity talks where you don't actually have to touch with the screen you can actually just cover your fingers above the screen.
And will recognize that your fingers on there and -- take appropriate action.
That's right we're calling it -- I -- -- just the -- you get something cool something even cooler comes up now let's talk about some of your customers.
Here in of course both the PC in the Smart phone area PC you've got Acer Samsung Dell Hewlett-Packard.
Hand held to got LG HTC -- way which is Chinese huge company there.
But up the tablet issue what are the analyst that we talked to said that in a way you guys missed the tablet revolution.
With a touch screen what do you say to that.
-- -- I tablets are becoming a much more an important part of the computing and world there is one dominant player out there right now -- tablets and and we we have a several wins with while way it's as if he mentions is a critical one.
But recently we've just introduced a new device that will put us in leadership position.
So as it is the world -- to the new set of tablets in and 2012 Synaptics is the best positioned company to take advantage of that as that growth really takes off in 2012 and 2013.
Especially you know with -- there's -- coming from Microsoft next year to really oriented towards the touching tablet experience.
We feel like we're in a fantastic position.
Figure larger rival at -- forecasted.
Pretty concerning the fourth quarter saying that there would be some issues there lower sales of touch screen controls that.
-- iPad -- so we -- -- -- the same thing or are your numbers showing continued strength.
Well we -- numbers a couple weeks ago we we guided to roughly a 10% plus or minus a couple percent.
Revenue increase in Q4.
Based on strength our products as as well some new design -- Well you know you come from Advanced Micro Devices now you get to be the big guy on campus over at that Synaptics.
Are you -- hiring how do you view the US economy right now -- But -- that we're still bullish so we are one of the few tech companies that continues to hire.
Again we have a lot of momentum behind our products.
We feel we're in that the most exciting space in the industry this this human.
Interface area is is gonna be the next wave of computing.
Look united or the guys out -- as I've really wanna get this last question and we're running out of time Blackberry -- -- problems have -- negatively affected view.
But they're one of -- key key customers and obviously would like this see them more successful -- is well.
But they're they're innovative company likewise in and certainly is is -- -- 120 child in some of the areas that were there working on with the new operating system and so on.
You know I expect.
-- rim to come back strong.
Come back and show what's the new cover technology where you don't even touch the screen you just -- over it we do that.
-- -- absolutely OK Rick Bergman is the new CEO and president of Synaptics thank you for being here we appreciate it sick.
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