VIA announce new “System-On-Module” motherboard solutions
Ryan Martin / 5 years ago
VIA today announced the two new VIA modules:
- the VIA COMe-8X92
- the VIA QSM-8Q90.
Measuring 95mm x 95mm, the VIA COMe-8X92 is based COM Express Compact form factor. The VIA COMe-8X92 module combines a 1.2GHz VIA NanoTM X2 E-Series dual core processor and the VIA VX900H media system processor (MSP) which features the VIA ChromotionHD 2.0 video engine, with hardware acceleration for MPEG-4, H.264, MPEG-2, VC-1, WMV and Blu-ray. The VIA COMe-8X92 module offers support for the latest connectivity standards including 18/24-bit single-channel LVDS, VGA, Display Port and HDMI. Onboard I/O includes two SATA II ports, one GigaLAN port, one USB client port (shared with one of four USB 2.0 ports), four USB 2.0 ports, SDIO, expansion buses for one PCIe X4 and one PCIe x1 and the VIA Labs VL800 USB 3.0 host controller which offers support for four USB 3.0 ports. System memory support includes one slot for up to 4GB of SODIMM DDR3 RAM.
The VIA QSM-8Q90 module is based on the new QSeven embedded form factor of 70mm x 70mm, the VIA QSM-8Q90 module is available with a 1.0GHz VIA Nano E-Series processor and also integrates the unified VIA VX900 media system processor, featuring the VIA ChromotionHD 2.0 video engine which boasts hardware acceleration for MPEG-4, H.264, MPEG-2, VC-1, WMV and Blu-ray. On board system memory includes 1GB of DDR3 RAM as well as support for two 1-lane PCIe expansion and an18/24-bit LVDS connector with resolutions up to 1366 x 768.
In addition with the VIA COMe-8X92 and VIA QSM-8Q90 modules, VIA is also offering comprehensive starter kits, including a multi-I/O carrier board reference design, (and a 7” LVDS display with the QSM-8Q90), board support packages (BSPs), display, system monitoring tools/SDKs, and design guide.