VIA Showcases x86 Embedded Expertise in Korea

VIA attends the World IT Show, bringing miniaturized, ultra power-efficient embedded platforms to Korea

Taipei, Taiwan, June 15 2008 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced it will participate in the World IT Show in Seoul, Korea on June 17-20. As Korea’s largest and most expansive IT event, WIS 2008 is an excellent opportunity to experience the latest system, board and component level innovations from VIA. Visit VIA in the Pacific Hall, booth L117.

VIA’s involvement in the emerging Car PC industry will be highlighted at the VIA booth with a range of Car PCs from leading Korean manufacturers designed around the VIA C7 and VIA C7-M processor platforms. Displays of the latest navigation equipment using the VIA EPIA NX Nano-ITX board will allow visitors to experience first hand how VIA is committed to developing vibration-proof platform solutions that are ideally suited to bringing the PC to life inside automobiles.

Experience the latest in digital living with VIA’s innovative approach to home automation. This live demonstration of the VIA Home Automation and Media Platform uses a VIA vipro integrated panel PC as a central control panel for household appliances such as lighting and heating while a VIA EPIA Pico-ITX-based ARTiGO PC is used as an ultra compact media playback unit for the living room and a VIA NAS 7800 board is set up as a Network Attached Storage unit.

The VIA EPIA P700, the latest addition to VIA’s inspirationally compact Pico-ITX range of embedded boards, will be on view alongside the VIA EPIA PX5000EG and the popular VIA ARTiGO Builder Kit. A comprehensive range of full featured VIA EPIA Mini-ITX boards including the VIA M700 board, featuring the latest VIA VX800 digital media IGP chipset, will be displayed along with displayed with a range of segment specific boards for thin server, security and gaming applications.

Diverse partner products include a live demonstration of a children’s gaming machine and a cutting-edge blood analysis machine, both based on the VIA C7 processor platform. Visitors can also view several board level solutions from various ODM partners.

“VIA is very excited to attend the most important IT event in Korea,” said Daniel Wu, Vice President, VIA Embedded Platform Division, VIA Technologies, Inc. “We firmly believe that our commitment to bringing the very best in innovative, low heat designs to market matches perfectly the ambition of Korean system developers and their drive towards a better digital future.”

About World IT Show 2008

The World IT Show 2008 will take place in the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic Halls of the COEX Convention and Exhibition Center, Seoul, Korea on June 17-20 2008. It represents the largest IT show in the region and boasts almost 19,000 square meters of exhibition space with hundreds of vendors from around the globe.

For more details about WIS 2008 please visit: http://www.worlditshow.co.kr/eng/index.php

More details on VIA’s participation at WIS 2008 can be found at:
http://www.via.com.tw/en/company/events/2008-wis-korea/

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs and system integrators. www.via.com.tw

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