VIA Unveils Em-ITX Form Factor
"VIA Em-ITX form factor, even smaller than Mini-ITX, reduces cable clutter, improves airflow and enables sub-2cm high embedded systems."
Published: 3rd March 2009 | Source: VIA |VIA Unveils Em-ITX, the First Form Factor Standard with Dual I/O Coastlines
The Em-ITX form factor is a new open industry standard defined by VIA, and is 30% more compact than Mini-ITX, yet offers 200% more I/O real estate. At 12cm x 17cm, the Em-ITX form factor includes unique dual I/O coastlines and an exclusive Em-IO expansion bus to bring unrivalled flexibility and scalability. Benefits also include reduced time-to-market cycles for developers and access to a scalable processor platform that includes the latest 64-bit VIA Nano processor.
Embedded boards based on the Em-ITX form factor will form the ideal base for industrial automation, digital signage, kiosk and other applications requiring an ultra-slim embedded device.
For more details on the Em-ITX form factor, see here.
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