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Windows 10 personal computer on the Raspberry Pi: NComputing comes out $99 RX300 Computer
Official introduction: https://www.ncomputing.com/en/products/rxseries
The RX300 thin client will be for sale to firms from the end of this month.
A thin client is a easily portable personal computer that is purpose-built for remoting into a server (usually cloud or desktop virtualization environments). It depends very much on another computer (its server) to satisfy its computational roles. This is not the same as a standard desktop computer (fat client), which is a PC intended to take on these roles without help. The specific roles assumed by the server are vastly different, from hosting a shared set of virtualized applications, a shared desktop stack or virtual desktop, to data processing and file storage on the client’s or user’s behalf.
NComputing has announced a Windows OS thin client built upon the $35, bank card-scale Raspberry Pi 3 Model B.
The RX300 tiny computer provides access to a wide range of Windows desktops, like Windows 10, which can be streamed from a central machine by NComputing’s vSpace Pro 10 desktop virtualization software.
The software allows firms to provision a centrally operated Windows desktop to 100s of RX300 clients.
NComputing claims its vCAST streaming technology permits full-screen playback of 1080p full HD local or on-line video on the clients, without the necessity for the central servers to own a outstanding graphics processing unit. Even so, subscription to this vCast technology is just bundled for half a year after buying the RX300.
Each thin client has four USB v 2.0 ports, with full USB redirection and server-end device drivers to grant support for a number of peripherals.
The $99 RX300, which is directed at educational institutions and small middle businesses, can be run as a thin client to access a virtual Windows desktop or as a local Raspberry Pi PC, running the Pi’s official Linux-based Raspbian Operating-system.
NComputing claims the thin clients are made to be basic to configure and receive updates from vSpace Pro 10 servers automatically.
Young Song, NComputing CEO, said he chose to base the client on the Raspberry Pi 3 due to board’s affordability and transportability.
Each individual RX300 is provided included with a cost-free twelve months connection license to vSpace Pro 10, with each subsequent year costing $49 per user.
NComputing’s vSpace Pro 10 has the capability to stream a Windows desktop to an individual client from Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 or perhaps Windows Server. To stream a desktop to different clients, vSpace Pro 10 should be running on Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 U1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Multipoint Server 2011 or Windows Multipoint Server 2012-the firm will also need to buy the proper Microsoft client access licenses.
The NComputing RX300 series will be for sale worldwide in late February via resellers.
The RX300 is not the 1st thin client to be released based upon the excellent Raspberry Pi. Last year Citrix and ViewSonic unveiled the $119.99 SC-T25 Raspberry Pi 3 Thin Client.
RX300 Capabilities Datasheet