• High-performance 1.0GHz dual core VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 SoC
  • Advanced 2D/3D graphics and video engine with Open GL ES 3.0 hardware acceleration support
  • Mini HDMI port
  • Rich I/O connectivity including COM, Digital I/O, and USB 2.0
  • Android 4.4.2 BSP, including VIA Smart ETK


VIA ARTiGO A900 Small Form Factor PC

The VIA ARTiGO A900 is a fanless ultra-compact Android system that provides blistering 2D/3D graphics and full HD video performance, rich connectivity and networking features, and advanced software development tools for a wide range of interactive kiosk, home automation, signage, HMI, and other advanced IoT and M2M applications.


The VIA ARTiGO A900 is powered by a 1.0GHz dual core VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 SoC featuring a high-performance 2D/3D graphics and video engine that supports Open GL ES 3.0 hardware acceleration and simultaneous multiple HD video playback.

The system integrates a rich feature set in its fanless sealed chassis measuring just 125mm x 30mm x 120mm (W x H x D), including 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, 4GB eMMC Flash memory, two Mini HDMI ports, one Digital I/O port supporting 4-bit GPIO, and one COM port. Its onboard mSATA and miniPCIe slots provide versatile system expansion options, including the integration of optional high-speed wireless networking capabilities through a choice of mini-PCIe mobile broadband modules. Wake On LAN (WOL) support is also included, making the VIA ARTiGO A900 an ideal solution for creating remotely-managed IoT devices for almost any environment.


The VIA ARTiGO A900 BSP features Android 4.4.2 as well as the VIA Smart ETK (Embedded Tool Kit) comprising a number of APIs, including Watchdog Timer (WDT) for safeguarding against system crashes, GPIO access, COM port access, RTC for auto-power on, and a sample app. A full set of software customization services that speed up time to market and minimize development costs is also available. To learn more, please click here.


With its rich 3D graphics and HD video performance, flexible I/O connectivity options, and advanced software development tools, the VIA ARTiGO A900 provides all the key components for building Android-based interactive kiosks, home automation devices, signage, and other HMI solutions in a single compact and durable system.

Peripheral devices such as sensors, cameras, ticket printers, and barcode and fingerprint scanners can be easily integrated through the system’s Serial, Digital I/O, or USB 2.0 ports, to expand the overall functionality of the installation.


Get the PDF version of the ARTiGO A900 datasheet, or browse the information below:

Model NameARTiGO A900
Processor1.0GHz VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 dual-core SoC
System Memory2GB DDR3 SDRAM onboard
Storage4GB eMMC Flash memory
1 mSATA SSD slot
Graphics3 integrated, independent 3D/2D and video processing units
VIA graphics engine supporting OpenGL® ES 3.0 hardware acceleration
Supports MPEG-2, VC-1and H.264 video decoding up to 1080p
LANRealtek RTL8111G PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller (WOL support)
AudioWolfson WM8960 Audio Codec
HDMIIntegrated HDMI 1.4 transmitter
Expansion I/O1 miniPCIe slot
Front Panel I/O3 USB 2.0 ports
2 Audio jacks: Line-out and Mic-in
1 Power on/off button with built-in LED
1 Red LED for mSATA status
Back Panel I/O1 Mini USB 2.0 port
1 Mini HDMI port
7 pin DIO connector supports 4-bit GPIO (2 GPI +2 GPO)
8 pin COM connector (RS-232/485)
1 Gigabit Ethernet port
1 Micro SD card slot
2 Antenna holes for 3G or Wi-Fi (manufacturing option)
1 DC-in jack
Bottom Panel I/O1 miniPCIe slot
1 mSATA slot
Power Supply12V DC-in (typical: 5W)
Operating SystemAndroid 4.4.2
Operating Temperature-5°C ~ 50°C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 90% @ 45° C (non-condensing)
Vibration Loading during OperationWith onboard eMMC and mSATA 5Grms, IEC60068-2-64, random, 5~500Hz, 1hr/axis
Shock during OperationWith onboard eMMC and mSATA 50G, IEC60068-2-27, half size, 11ms duration
Dimensions125mm(W) x 30mm(H) x 125mm(D) (4.92” x 1.18” x 4.92”)
Weight0.525kg (1.15lbs)
MountingVESA mount (100mm x 100mm, optional)
Mechanical ConstructionAluminum top cover
Metal chassis housing
ComplianceCE / FCC / CCC


ARTiGO A900 Documentation

User Manualv1.122016-08-01
Android Development Guide for BSP v3.0.10v1.052015-07-31
Android Evaluation Guide for EVK v3.0.10v1.022015-07-31
Smart ETK Programming Guidev1.002015-08-20

ARTiGO A900 Software Downloads

Android 4.4.2 Board Support Package (BSP) (4.7GB)v3.0.102015-08-21
Android 4.4.2 Evaluation Kit (EVK) (627.9MB)v3.0.102015-08-21
Important: By downloading these software packages, you indicate your acceptance of the VIA Software License agreement. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions, do not continue to download the software.


  • U-Boot version: 2013.07
  • Kernel version: 3.10.0
  • Evaluation image: Android KitKat 4.4.2
  • Support eMMC boot
  • Support Micro SD Card, mSATA, and eMMC storage
  • Support Mini HDMI (Max resolution: 1920×1080)
  • Support Mini HDMI audio output
  • Support UART1 debug port
  • Support Gigabit Ethernet
  • Support Line-out and Mic-in
  • Support USB: keyboard, mouse, flash drive, UVC camera
  • Support VNT9271 USB Wi-Fi dongle
  • Support EMIO-1541 miniPCIe Wi-Fi module
  • Support EMIO-2550 miniPCIe Mobile Broadband module
  • Support 1080p hardware video decoding for H.264, VC-1, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, VP8
  • Support system bar auto hide when set FULL_SCREEN
  • Support Smart ETK v0.0.18: Watchdog, Wake On LAN, RTC wake-up, GPIO, COM, UART, suspend, restart

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ARTiGO A900 Ordering Information

Model NameCPUDescription
ATG-A900-1D10A1VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 @ 1.0GHzAndroid System with 2GB DDR3 RAM, 4GB eMMC, 3 USB 2.0, Mini USB 2.0, COM, GPIO, Gigabit Ethernet, Mini HDMI, Micro SD card slot, 1 miniPCIe slot, 1 mSATA slot, 12V DC-in

Packing List: ARTiGO A900 system, AC-to-DC adapter, Power cord (US type), COM cable, DIO cable, Jumper cap, Rubber foot
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ARTiGO A900 Wireless Accessories

Part NumberDescription
00GO27100BU2B0D0VNT9271 IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB Wi-Fi dongle
EMIO-1541-00A1VNT9485 IEEE 802.11b/g/n miniPCIe Wi-Fi module with assembly kit and antenna
EMIO-2550-00A13.75G HSPA/UMTS mobile broadband full size miniPCIe module with SIM slot and antenna

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