Eighth VIA Technology Forum defines key industry directions for enabling the ultra mobile lifestyle
Taipei, Taiwan, 26 April 2007 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced that the eighth annual VIA Technology Forum will take place in Taipei on Wednesday 6 June, during Computex 2007, with the theme of “Ultra Mobility”.
The convergence of computing, communications and entertainment applications and services combined with significant advances in technology integration, power efficiency and miniaturization is accelerating the development and proliferation of a new generation of x86 devices that are smaller, lighter, quieter and with longer battery life than ever before. As the industry leader in ultra mobile platforms, VIA has charged VTF2007 with outlining the principal industry strategies required to drive this trend.
“Enabling the ultra mobile lifestyle is all about making access to the content, applications, and services that people want and need as convenient as possible,” commented Richard Brown, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “At VTF2007, VIA and our partners will lay out our vision and strategy for making this a reality.”
VTF2007 will consist of a one-day event at the Grand Hyatt Taipei Hotel with a compelling program of keynote addresses, and specialist presentations in two technology tracks:
- Enabling Ultra Mobility
This track examines the latest ultra mobile platform technologies that extend battery life, enhance connectivity and drive platform miniaturization, and the key applications and services that are enabling greater convenience and access to communications, information and entertainment resources; together with a maturing infrastructure, they are driving the adoption of these ultra mobile devices.
- Connected Client Computing
This track looks at the key trends in client computing, including developments in software and hardware, and their impact on the total cost of ownership; it will also focus on innovative approaches to client computing that are opening up whole new possibilities for enabling access to IT, highlighting case studies of successful implementations in both developed and emerging markets.
About the VIA Technology Forum
The VIA Technology Forum has firmly established itself as one of the most prominent technology events on the industry’s global calendar. VTF2006 attracted over 800 knowledgeable participants and introduced a high profile agenda of keynote and specialist track speakers. With a theme of “Embracing Digital Intelligence”, VIA was joined by leading industry players including AMD, Fujitsu, HP, and Microsoft, who shared their visions and strategies in defining key market and technology trends.
VIA Technologies, Inc. (TSE 2388) is the foremost fabless supplier of market-leading core logic chipsets, low power x86 processors, advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking 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. www.viatech.com