VIA Demos Discrete Graphics and Multi-Display Solutions at Digital Signage Expo 2011

New VIA graphics card series delivers DX10.1 graphics and multiple HD 1080p content streams; embedded industry

Taipei, Taiwan, 21st February 2011 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced its participation at Digital Signage Expo 2011, Feb. 23 – 24, Las Vegas. Join VIA at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth #2222.

The new VIA eH1 graphics card will take top billing at DSE 2011, bringing multiple HD content streams, support for DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 3.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0 and the latest Stereoscopic 3D technologies to digital signage markets. VIA will also present forthcoming dedicated graphics solutions that power up to eight displays simultaneously.

“By bringing the industry’s first discrete graphics solutions to digital signage markets, we’re offering a simple upgrade path for any existing systems with a PCIe slot to enter a new realm of graphics and HD content delivery,” said Daniel Wu, Vice President, VIA Embedded Platform Division, VIA Technologies, Inc.

The VIA eH1 is a low profile PCI Express add-in-board designed for next generation embedded applications in a range of segments including digital signage and advertising, POS, POI, casino gaming or any embedded application where sophisticated graphics and HD video spans across more than one display. The VIA eH1 features the S3 Chrome™ 5400E GPU, the industry’s most power-efficient 64-bit discrete graphics solution. All VIA graphics card products feature a three year product longevity guarantee.

Learn more about the VIA eH1 graphics card here:
http://www.via.com.tw/en/products/embedded/graphics/eh1/index.jsp

Join VIA at Digital Signage Expo 2011

Visitors to DSE 2011 will also appreciate VIA’s unique position in the market as the only company worldwide to offer both ARM and x86 products. The latest ARM system-on-chip solutions for digital signage applications will be shown, proving the versatility of VIA’s comprehensive embedded board and system hardware eco-system.

A range of VIA EPIA Mini-ITX boards with additional graphical and HD multimedia muscle will be demonstrated, including boards based on the multimedia-focused VIA VX900 chipset and the latest VIA Nano X2 dual core processor.

Complete digital solutions systems will be shown, including the robust VIA VIPRO panel series which combine a comprehensive range of features in a high quality, industrial-grade LCD panel. Other signage systems include and the VIA VMPC, a fanless, ultra thin system featuring an industry-first thru-chassis VESA mounting design, turning any standard display into a digital signage device in moments.

Information about VIA at Digital Signage Expo 2011, can be found here:
http://www.via.com.tw/en/company/events/2011-dse/

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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