Via puts weight behind 1394, DDR

Technology forum announced..

Chip and chipset company Via said it is to hold its first technology forum in Taipei in mid-September.

And, at that forum, the company is proposing an "open value" technology platform for the Net which will include support for 1394 "Fireware" and double data rate (DDR) memory.

The firm said that the two day forum, on the 20-21st of September, will be immediately followed by single day roadshows in Tokyo, Beijing, Munich and Prague.

Intel holds its main developer forum twice a year in the US, but has also rolled out Asian shows in the past.

Via CEO Wen-Chi Chen said that topics covered will include the advanced communication riser, DDR memory, 1394, desktop and mobile PC platforms, Internet appliances and networking and communications generally.

Via has posted more information about this forum on its Website, which can be found here. ®