VIA Technologies has announced the VIA EPIA-T700, the first motherboard based on the recently announced Mobile-ITX form factor. Measuring a 6x6cm, the VIA EPIA-T700 is a uniquely compact computer-on-module that is designed for a range of ultra-compact embedded devices in medical, military and in-vehicle applications.
The VIA EPIA-T700 can be used with a variety of carrier boards that can be adapted and customized to meet the needs of a range of applications and is powered by a specially miniaturized 1GHz VIA Eden ULV processor and the compact VIA VX820 media system processor that together offer I/O flexibility in the most compact of available form factors.
The VIA EPIA-T700 features 512MB of DDR2 on-board system memory.
The VIA VX820 media system processor adds several key features including the VIA Chrome9 DirectX 9 integrated graphics core, the VIA Chromotion video engine with hardware acceleration of MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV9, and VC1 video formats, and VIA Vinyl HD Audio supporting up to eight channels of HD audio.