Em-ITX Form Factor Board Features HD video over HDMI
Wed, 06/16/2010 - 1:01pm
VIA Technologies announced the VIA EITX-3001, its latest Em-ITX form factor board for durable and fanless next generation devices in kiosk, HMI, POI and POS embedded applications. Combining the latest VIA Nano E-Series processor and the VIA VX855 media system processor, the VIA EITX-3001 offers a full featured I/O specification on a specially developed slim-line board. Fanless devices based on this board can are asserted to benefit from absolute stability within a wide temperature range in a low profile system of less than 35 mm high. The VIA EITX-3001 is powered by a 1.3GHz VIA Nano E-Series processor, bringing 64-bit architecture to today's modern embedded applications. The VIA EITX-3001 also features an all-in-one digital media chipset that brings hardware acceleration for the latest HD video formats including MPEG-2, H.264, VC-1 and WMV9. The unit includes an onboard DC-to-DC converter that has both AT and ATX power modes, supporting a wide range of power input voltage from DC 7 V to DC 36 V, configurable through an onboard switch. An on board built-in five-wire/four-wire USB Touch interface makes the EITX-3001 appropriate for high-end interactive touch screen multimedia applications. Dual I/O coastlines allow I/O ports including an HMDI port, VGA port, Gigabit Ethernet, dual COM ports, four USB ports, a USB device port, audio jacks and power and HDD activity LEDs. LVDS is supported through on board pin headers allowing for a range of multi-display options.