Chip maker VIA will soon unveil a new ultra-low-voltage Eden processor which will consume only 1W.
This Eden ULV processor will be clocked at 500MHz, uses a 21 x 21mm nanoBGA2 packaging and VIA's V4 bus.
Industrial PC makers like Advantech have already adopted the new Eden CPU and it's expected that the first products with this chip will be available before the end of this month. Another Taiwanese firm called Lanner will use this chip for embedded boards and network appliances.
VIA also recently announced it will unveil the VX800 chipset later this year, this chipset will be used for UMPCs.