VIA has announced a new video card for embedded systems that brings with it the latest in graphics features and tech. The video card is called the eH1 and it supports DX10 and multi-screen HD video output on embedded devices. The video card is a low profile device that will work in digital signage, POS, and gaming segments.
The video card supports multi-stream 1080p HD video and stereoscopic 3D rendering. The card plugs into a PCIe 2.0 x 16 slot and has 512MB of RAM. It uses a low profile design and has a DVI port with HDMI that supports HDCP. The card also supports Shader model 4.1 and fully programmable DX10.
Other features include support for OpenGL 3.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0. H.264 format video and VC-1 are supported along with Blu-ray and resolutions up to 2560 x 1600. The little card also supports dual screens and more. The GPU is the S3 Chrome 5400E unit and pricing is unknown at this time.