Streaming Video over Thin Client

McKettle

Standard Member
Hello,

I am looking into have three touch screen monitors installed into my flat to control home automatation as well as a few other features.
Got the idea from the IKitchen Click here The iPhone Inspired DIY Kitchen Touch Screen Project to have a look.

Instead of having 3 computers powering the 3 touchscreens I wanted to use 3 Dumb Terminals which can easily be hidden, Don't worry about the cabeling as I installed structured cabeling a few months back.

My question is. If I install a TV Video card into my server, what would the performance be like on the dumb terminals?

Thanks
 

MrShed

Standard Member
What is the network connectivity like?

In all honesty, probably poor in any event. I wouldnt even like to consider it over wireless.

Try streaming a video over a VNC or RDP/TS session, and it probably wont like it - that is effectively what you would be doing.
 

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