VIA announces Mini-ITX board paired with the VX900 chipset- VIA EPIA-M860

VIA today announced its latest Mini-ITX board paired with the VX900 chipset, the new VIA EPIA-M860 Mini-ITX board. The VIA EPIA-M860 combines a 1.2GHz VIA Nano E-Series Processor with the VIA VX900 media system chipset creating a complete platform for demanding digital signage, media terminals, infotainment devices and online streaming video. A fanless 1.2GHz VIA Nano E-Series processor is joined by the VIA VX900 media system processor providing DirectX 9.0 integrated graphics, crystal clear HD audio and Gigabit networking. The VIA VX900 supports up to 4GB of DDR3 1066MHz system memory and offers advanced video acceleration for MPEG-2, VC-1, H.264, WMV9 and Blu-Ray HD video formats.

Designed as a full featured entry level VX900 board, the VIA EPIA-M860 is the first EPIA board which supports Windows Embedded POSReady 7, a flexible operating system designed to seamlessly connect Point of Service (POS) solutions with peripherals, servers, services and the cloud. Rear panel I/O includes a GigaLAN port, an HDMI port, a VGA port, four USB 2.0 ports, a serial port connector, a DC-in jack (manufacturing option) and both line-out and mic-in jacks.