VIA Labs released the world’s first USB4 Endpoint device controller
VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA, released the world’s first USB4 Endpoint device controller, VL830, which is fully compatible with USB 4, USB 3.2, USB 2.0, and DP 1.4 standard specifications, and supports full-speed USB 4 and DisplayPort 1.4. DisplayPort 1.4 has a maximum transmission rate of 32.4 Gbps and is compatible with DisplayPort Alt Mode.
The USB 4 standard specification is regarded by the industry as a major reform of the USB port. It has been released for two years. Under the new standard specification, multiple data and display protocols can share a high-speed link channel with a transmission rate of up to 40 Gbps. Under Thunderbolt 4 or USB 4, VL830 can provide full performance operation of USB and DisplayPort transmission at the same time, and is backward compatible with USB Type-C DP alternative mode (DisplayPort Alt Mode), not only can support notebook computers in this mode, but also support tablet or smartphone.