Posted by Eric Huang on May 27, 2010
VIA Labs will demonstrate their 4 port USB 3.0 xHCI Host at Computex 2010 in Taipei. This is the world’s first demonstration of a chip with support for 4 host ports.
<= VIA USB 3.0 xHCI 3 port Host
As I wrote earlier regarding USB 3.0 Host chips, a nice little price war should erupt with Hosts being made available from:
More Hosts means more price competition, means better prices for consumers, means faster deployment of USB 3.0 across the board.
By the way, you can see our USB 3.0 IP, that is our USB 3.0 xHCI Host demonstration on Linux here. When you get there you will need to scroll down a little.
Lots more USB 3.0 products will likely be announced but I like the look of these early announcements.
Team Group will demonstrate its mobile USB 3.0 Hard Drive or TP1023.
The red pqi USB 3.0 SSD (Solid State Drive) which I’m sure you know acts like a giant flash drive, but faster than a typical flash drive and with a lot more memory.
I have 3 requests for you: