VIA Labs VL150 Electronic Marker for USB Type-C™ Cables Passes USB-IF Compliance Testing

VIA Labs to showcase VL150 and other USB Type-C™ Silicon solutions in the USB-IF Tech Zone at Computex 2015

Taipei, Taiwan, 28 May, 2015 – VIA Labs, Inc., a leading supplier of SuperSpeed USB silicon, today announced that the VIA Labs VL150 Electronic Marker for USB Type-C™ Cables has achieved USB-IF Certification. The VIA Labs VL150 is unique in being the only USB-IF certified solution that is based on an optimized hardware design with powerful yet flexible programming options for ease of manufacturing and low BOM cost.

Customer end-products based on the VIA Labs VL150 will be showcased during Computex 2015 inside the USB-IF Tech Zone (Booth #M0820) located on the 4th floor of the Nangang Exhibition Hall, this June 2nd-6th in Taipei, as well as the latest VIA Labs USB Type-C™ and SuperSpeed USB 3.1 host, hub, and SATA silicon solutions.

“USB Type-C™ has been designed with the future in mind,” said Terrance Shih, Product Manager, VIA Labs, Inc. “We are taking the unprecedented approach at this year’s Computex by providing our customers with compelling reference designs, such as our USB Type-C™ Multi-Function Dock with charge-through functionality, to ensure the successful maturation of this new ecosystem.”

Along with USB Type-C™ solutions, David Hsu, Associate VP, VIA Labs, Inc. will be headlining the Digitimes sponsored 2015 Computex Mobile Technology Forum with his talk on USB Type-C™ Applications and Ecosystem. The talk will take place at the TICC building in the Xinyi District of Taipei on Wednesday, June 3rd at 10:45am in Room 102. The presentation will discuss the new generation of USB, as well as the advantages of USB Type-C and its path to future development, while at the same time clarifying various complex issues underlying USB Type-C™.

VIA Labs VL150 Availability

The VIA Labs VL150 Electronic-Marker for USB Type-C™ Cables is in mass production and is available now. For information on pricing, please contact your local VIA Labs sales representative or send an email to: sales@via-labs.com

About VIA Labs, Inc.

VIA Labs, Inc is the foremost supplier of USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers that are driving adoption of the new SuperSpeed USB specification. A wholly owned subsidiary of x86 processor platform provider, VIA Technologies, Inc., VIA Labs leverages its experience in high-speed serial link interfaces, in-house PHY design, and complete system integration to offer customers industry leading technology along with guaranteed high quality and implementation support. www.via-labs.com

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