VIA presents CN400 Advanced Digital Media Chipset

Posted on Sunday, March 21 2004 @ 22:56 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
VIA has launched the VIA CN400 Advanced Digital Media chipset at CeBit.
ntegrating the S3 Graphics UniChrome™ Pro IGP graphics core, the VIA CN400 leverages the advanced hardware MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 acceleration features of the Chromotion™ CE Video Display Engine, as well as advanced video rendering techniques such as Adaptive De-interlacing and Video De-blocking, to deliver exceptional digital video playback and streaming capabilities in a wide variety of industry standard formats.

When combined with a choice of low power VIA Eden™, VIA C3™, and VIA Antaur™ processors running at speeds of up to 1.4GHz, the VIA CN400 provides a highly flexible and feature rich platform that enables the development of compact, low-noise desktop and mobile entertainment devices based on a variety of motherboard form factors, including the highly-acclaimed VIA EPIA Mini-ITX and forthcoming VIA EPIA N Nano-ITX mainboards.
Motherboards with this chipset will be available in Q2 2004.

More details about the CN400 can be found here

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