CES: Synaptics CEO Says Tablet Adoption Will Take Time

Earlier today I spoke with Synaptics (SYNA) CEO Tom Tiernan. We met in Synaptics’ temporary conference room deep inside the South Hall of the convention center. Executives at the company, a leading maker of touchscreens for mobile handsets and touchpads for notebook computers, should be in a good mood these days given the explosion in touch screen interfaces on mobile handsets and and the coming wave of tablets. Still, the stock has been on something of a roller coaster in the last year.

Here’s some of Tiernan’s commentary from Thursday:

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