Synaptics Announces Illuminated TouchPad for Notebook Computers

My spin: These illuminated touchpads look really great. They’ll be sold to OEMs for putting on their computers to differentiate them. Synaptics has a touchpad model that can embed an LCD display (imaging – “you’ve got ads” (on your PC).
News Clip: Synaptics(R) Incorporated , a leader in human interface solutions for mobile computing and communications devices, today announced the release of the LuxPad(TM), an innovative device that enhances a standard touch pad by adding illumination. Designed to support the growing trend of consumer-driven notebook designs, the Synaptics LuxPad can either light up the entire touchpad or light up a logo in the center of the TouchPad, depending on the preference of the notebook designer. LuxPad replaces a standard touchpad in a notebook computer, and offers the same superior performance and reliability that is the hallmark of Synaptics’ products.