Put simply, the NVIDIA Ion platform is a “system/motherboard platform that includes NVIDIA’s GeForce 9400M (MCP79) GPU and Intel’s Atom on a Pico-ITXe motherboard designed for netbook and nettop devices.” Continue reading for the video.

NVIDIA is promising optimized software support from powerhouse developers in an effort to signal the platform’s suitability for serving up 1080p video over HDMI in nettop- and netbook-sized devices.

[via EngadgetWiki]