VIA Highlights Latest Hardware Innovations at WinHEC 2006

VIA showcases solutions for Microsoft® platform including the ultra-low power VIA UMPC platform, and the latest Windows Vista™ ready chipset solutions

Taipei, Taiwan, May 23 2006 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced an array of innovative computing devices will be on show at WinHEC, May 23-25, in Seattle Washington.

At WinHEC 2006 VIA will be showcasing the TabletKiosk™ eo™ UMPC based on the VIA UMPC platform. Custom tailored for a new breed of devices, the VIA UMPC platform integrating the VIA C7®-M ULV processor and highly integrated chipset solutions, enables best-in-class battery life with outstanding multimedia performance, and world-class security through the integrated VIA PadLock™ Security Engine.

Also at the booth VIA will be highlighting the latest Windows Vista™ ready chipset solutions including the VIA K8M890 for the AMD platform, and the VIA P4M900 for the Intel platform. Both of these chipsets integrate the VIA C-9 graphics core with DirectX 9.0 and Pixel Shader 2.0 support for high quality video processing, and feature VIA C-Motion, a powerful image enhancement technology providing a wide range of display options to deliver high quality images on many kinds of display devices. Also on display will be the VIA PT890 chipset delivering an outstanding balance of system performance with high bandwidth PCI Express connectivity, advanced DDR2 memory support, comprehensive feature set and solid reliability.

To learn more about VIA’s latest solutions for the Microsoft platform please stop by booth #207 at WinHEC 2006, or visit our website at

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. (TSE 2388) is the foremost fabless supplier of market-leading core logic chipsets, low power x86 processors, advanced connectivity, multimedia, networking and storage silicon, and complete platform solutions that are driving system innovation in the PC and embedded markets. 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, motherboard vendors and system integrators.

VIA Technologies, Inc.