VIA Launches VIA ALTA DS 3 Edge AI System

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Accelerates development and deployment of intelligent edge devices for New Retail applications that boost customer convenience and engagement

Taipei, Taiwan, September 25, 2018 – VIA Technologies, Inc., today announced the launch of the VIA ALTA DS 3 Edge AI system.  The system enables the rapid development and deployment of intelligent signage, kiosk, and access control devices that require real-time image and video capture, processing, and display capabilities.

In addition to dual 4K display support, including dual display mirror & independent video playback modes, the system also delivers rich network connectivity through its Gigabit Ethernet port plus a choice of Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.1 or 4G LTE wireless integration options. Its durable small form factor chassis also offers flexible camera and I/O peripheral expandability through its three USB 3.0 ports, one Mini USB 2.0 port, and one miniPCIe slot. Other features include 4GB POP LPDDR4 RAM, 16GB eMMC flash memory, one M.2 slot, one SD card slot, and line-out and mic-in audio jacks. To facilitate software and AI application development, the VIA ALTA DS 3 comes with a BSP featuring Android 8.0.

“The VIA ALTA DS 3 provides tightly-integrated system platform that accelerates innovation at the edge for multimedia-rich New Retail applications that boost customer convenience and engagement,” commented Richard Brown, Vice-President of International Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “With its flexible hardware and software customization options, the system can be optimized to meet your exact edge AI installation requirements while providing the scalability required for future enhancements.”


The VIA ALTA DS 3 is available now for shipment worldwide.

System samples can be ordered online for US$399 plus shipping at

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About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is a global leader in the development of highly-integrated embedded platform and system solutions for AI, IoT, computer vision, autonomous vehicle, healthcare, and smart city applications. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high-tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia. Its customer base includes the many world’s leading hi-tech, telecommunications, consumer electronics industry brand names.

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