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  • 21 December 2012 11:20

VIA Enables Medical OEMs to Take Advantage of Exciting Growth Opportunities in Medical Market

Combines widest range of x86 and ARM platforms with unrivaled longevity and exceptional software development support

Taipei, Taiwan, 20th December, 2012 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient computing platforms, today announced tit enables medical OEMs to take advantage of the exciting growth opportunities in the medical market by offering the widest selection of low-power x86 and ARM based solutions on the market. VIA provides fully customizable application ready platforms together with extended software and firmware services which medical OEMs can leverage for a wide range of medical usage models and applications including ultrasound, diagnostics, POC (Point of Care) terminals, patient monitoring, therapeutic, as well as exercise and fitness equipment. With a long history as a full-service medical OEM solutions provider to many of the top industry players, VIA provides a robust medical roadmap which includes a full range of COM Express, ETX and QSeven system on modules, embedded mainboards in Mini-ITX and Pico-ITX form factors, and embedded systems based on VIA AMOS and VIA ARTiGO designs, as well as a full line of medical-grade touch displays with the VIA ALMA-3000 series. VIA also offers unparalleled longevity support for increased lifecycle management, support for a wide range of software and board operating systems and support for critical medical standards including UL-60601, EN-60601 and medical QMS (Quality Management System) ISO-13485. This enables customers to deliver products with unique feature-set advantages and a faster time-to-market. “Medical OEMs are faced with many challenges, including compliance with rigid safety standards, in creating products with additional features and differentiators for the market,” said Epan Wu, Head of the VIA Embedded Platform Division, VIA Technologies, Inc. “Through partnering with VIA, our OEM customers can leverage our experience, expertise and resources to create sustainable competitive advantages within the rapidly growing medical market.” VIA Medical Solutions As a full service medical OEM solutions provider, VIA uniquely offers the widest selection of low-power x86 and ARM based solutions at the board, module, system and platform level, together with a comprehensive line of medical specific I/Os and technologies. With a flexible business model, manufacturing excellence and compliance with high quality and environmental standards, OEM customers can leverage the experience, expertise and resources of VIA to focus on their value-adds and create key differentiators. VIA System on Modules · VIA ETX Module · VIA COM Express Module in Compact, Mini and Basic Form Factor · VIA QSeven Module VIA Embedded Mainboards · VIA Mini-ITX · VIA Pico-ITX · VIA ARM-based VAB Series VIA Embedded Systems · VIA ARTiGO Series · VIA AMOS Fanless Series VIA Medical-Grade Touch Displays · VIA ALMA-3000 Series For more information about VIA Medical solutions and services please visit: About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs and system integrators. VIA PR Contact International: Richard Brown Phone: (886)-2-2218-5452 #6201 Fax: (886)-2-8218-6752 Email: Note to reporters, editors and writers: VIA is written in ALL CAPS. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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