New eo™ Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) equipped with advanced connectivity, easy to use touch panel interface, and enhanced battery life though the ultra-low power VIA UMPC Platform

Taipei, Taiwan, 15 May 2006 – 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 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.

‘TabletKiosk is very proud to be the first company to start shipping UMPC devices in the US market,’ commented Martin J. Smekal, CEO, TabletKiosk ‘We are thrilled to work with VIA to incorporate the C7-M ULV processor as an integral part of our new machine.’

‘We are very excited with the entry of TabletKiosk’s eo into the US market, as it is an ideal embodiment of the low-power, highly integrated platforms that has been our focus for many years,’ commented Richard Brown, Vice President of Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. ‘The UMPC category we believe has tremendous potential for consumer and vertical markets, and, with strong partners like TabletKiosk, we are entering a new realm of digital mobility!’

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

VIA’s newest Ultra Mobile PC is here.  Check out the eo at