VIA based TabletKioskâ„¢ eoâ„¢ Arrives in US Market Page: 1
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VIA Technologies Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced that TabletKiosk, a leader in Tablet PC computing solutions, has selected the VIA UMPC platform to power eo, its new Ultra Mobile PC.

EO TabletKiosk

What is eo?

eo is one of the first of a new breed of UMPC devices that fuse traditional PC functionality, with unprecedented mobility and connectivity. Custom tailored for this new breed of devices, the VIA UMPC platform combines the power efficient VIA C7®-M ULV mobile processor and VIA’s highly integrated chipset solutions, enabling eo to feature best-in-class battery life with outstanding multimedia performance, and world-class security through the built-in VIA PadLock™ Security Engine.

Here are some of the TabletKiosk eo Key Features:

· 1GHz VIA C7-M ULV Mobile Processor

· VIA VN800 Chipset featuring VIA UniChrome™ Pro IGP graphics

· Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition with Microsoft® Touch Pack

· 7” Wide-angle LCD

· 802.11b/g Wireless, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.0

· VIA Vinyl Audio

Pricing and Availability

eo is already shipping and is available through a vertically integrated reseller network as well as the TabletKiosk website: here

About the VIA C7-M ULV Processor

Based on the VIA CoolStream™ architecture, and manufactured using IBM’s 90nm SOI process, the VIA C7-M ULV processors are available at speeds from 1.0-1.5GHz with a maximum thermal design power (TDP) as low as 3.5 watts, and idle power as little as 0.1 watt ensuring unparalleled battery life. This is complemented by a low profile nanoBGA2 package measuring just 21mm x 21mm enabling designs with drastically reduced weight, size, and thickness. For more information on the VIA C7-M ULV processor, please visit the VIA website here

This undoubtedly a sleek looking unit, created from the partnership between VIA and TabletKiosk. Will it live up to its promise to deliver on security, low power usage, and comprehensive mobile performance? What are your thoughts on the product spec and looks? Tell us about it here