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VIA and RUTRONIK Partner to Distribute Edge Computing Solutions

  • Strategic Partnership: VIA teams up with RUTRONIK Electronics Worldwide to distribute the new VIA SOM-3000, SOM-5000, and SOM-7000 modules.

  • Advanced Performance: These SOM modules, powered by MediaTek processors, offer exceptional performance, flexibility, and scalability for edge computing applications.

  • Enhanced Availability: The collaboration ensures broader market reach and accessibility, with immediate sampling and customization options available through RUTRONIK.

Taipei, Taiwan, 8 July 2024 – VIA Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and development of intelligent automotive, industrial, building, and edge solutions, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with RUTRONIK Electronics Worldwide, a leading global distributor of electronic components. This collaboration aims to expand the availability and reach of VIA’s latest System on Module (SOM) offerings: the VIA SOM-3000, the VIA-SOM 5000, and the VIA SOM-7000, all powered by MediaTek’s advanced processors.

“We are thrilled to partner with RUTRONIK Electronics Worldwide to expand the market presence of our latest SOM modules,” said Epan Wu, General Manager, VIA Intelligent Solutions. “This collaboration will not only increase the accessibility of our products but also provide customers with the support and resources they need to succeed in their edge computing projects.”

VIA SOM Series: Cutting-Edge Solutions for Edge Computing

  • VIA SOM-3000: Compact and versatile, the SOM-3000 is designed to deliver powerful performance in a small form factor. With a MediaTek quad-core processor, advanced multimedia capabilities, and a range of I/O and connectivity options, it is ideal for applications such as digital signage, industrial automation, and smart kiosks.

  • VIA SOM-5000: Offering enhanced compute power, the SOM-5000 is equipped with a MediaTek octa-core processor, dual 4K display support, and comprehensive I/O connectivity. This module is perfect for industrial automation, transportation, and smart city applications, ensuring reliable operation in demanding environments.

  • VIA SOM-7000: Designed for high-performance computing, the SOM-7000 features a state-of-the-art MediaTek AI accelerator, high-speed connectivity, and support for multiple camera inputs. It is tailored for sophisticated edge AI applications in industries such as healthcare, retail, and security.

Empowering Innovation with MediaTek Technology

The integration of MediaTek processors into the VIA SOM-3000, SOM-5000, and SOM-7000 modules ensures top-tier performance, efficiency, and scalability. MediaTek’s advanced technology provides the robust computational power required for a wide range of edge computing applications, enabling customers to achieve new levels of innovation and efficiency.

A Strategic Partnership to Enhance Market Reach

Through this partnership, RUTRONIK Electronics Worldwide will leverage its extensive distribution network and industry expertise to bring VIA’s innovative SOM solutions to a broader audience. RUTRONIK’s commitment to providing high-quality electronic components and superior customer service aligns perfectly with VIA’s mission to deliver cutting-edge solutions for the most demanding use cases.

Availability and Customization for Your Clients

The VIA SOM-3000, SOM-5000, and SOM-7000 modules are available for immediate sampling through RUTRONIK Electronics Worldwide. These modules are designed to be integrated into your custom system designs, allowing you to tailor complete solutions that meet your clients’ specific application requirements. This ensures your customers receive products that perfectly match their unique needs.

For more information, please visit our product page on RUTRONIK’s website.

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in the design and development of intelligent automotive, industrial, building, and edge solutions for the most demanding use cases and deployment environments. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA operates a global network that links the high-tech centers of the US, Asia, and Europe and spans a customer base that includes many of the world’s leading hi-tech, manufacturing, and transportation enterprises. For further information, visit our website, or follow us on LinkedIn.

VIA Technologies, Inc.
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