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One computer, two IVs?
#11
So did you ever get the Virtual Box software to drive two touchscreens independently, while operating from a single PC?
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#12
As long as you don't need the absolute full power of the built in IV, you can run an IV and then multiple RIVA clients on one machine. I could be wrong but one of the few things the RIVA client can't do is some of the web widgets.
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#13
G'day

If you dont want to go down the virtual path, you can look at nComputing (http://www.ncomputing.com/). They have these little (and i mean little, 100mm x 100mm) box that connects to main computer (XP/Vista/7, or 2003/2008 server), and you get your own desktop. Its sort of like RDP, but its not RDP, so you dont get chopping video/sound. On the box you have a usb port, keyboard/mouse, vga and lan. They are totally silent. The software that you install on the real pc (xp/vista etc) then creates a sort of terminal server for the thin clients.
I am currently trialling them out for a customer that needs 300 of them (1 per site), and so far quite happy with them. They also have a unit (L series) that uses a PCI card in the main machine, although this method is cheaper, the N series just uses a network cable and the main PC's network card.

Paul
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#14
That is a really neat idea. Any idea if they work with touchscreen? Looking at their website and user forum, I don't see any indication that they do. That could be a deal killer for a typical CQC IV.
Brian - a long time user that rarely messes with the system now
Other systems used:
SageTV w/ cablecard tuner & multiple extenders for viewing
BlueIris and IP cameras for CCTV
Incredible PBX for home phone
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#15
Brian

Agree no touch makes it pointless. I think the first part depends on if the touch screen was ps/2 or usb, as the usb port cant be used for a mouse or a keyboard (not sure why).

Paul
CQC, C-Bus, M1, Advantage Air HVAC
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