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I recently came across the technology called PCoIP sold by eVGA - http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...ly=PCoIP&sw=11

From what I can tell it allows a user to access a machine over a network with minimal to zero lag (depending on the network). The question I am posing is can it be possible without an portal? Instead use a laptop for a portal?

Anyone have any experience with this? If so what kind of performance do you get?

Thanks, +Rep for solid answers.
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From what I could gather at a quick glance, it looks like Remote Desktop stuff. Probably for a corporate environment where you would have a lot of remote users. They "dial in" from the internet to this thing and get their desktop from work while away from work. Pretty neat stuff.

As for experience with this, the closest I can come is using www.logmein.com and VMWare Player to remotely access multiple Operating Systems on one box. The performance for that (which has zero dedicated hardware it's all software based) is pretty good. I'd imagine with dedicated hardware like this it would be super awesome. After I get some sleep I'll go back and check out the PDF Spec Sheet. I'll let you know if I have any additional comments.
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From what I could gather at a quick glance, it looks like Remote Desktop stuff. Probably for a corporate environment where you would have a lot of remote users. They "dial in" from the internet to this thing and get their desktop from work while away from work. Pretty neat stuff.

As for experience with this, the closest I can come is using www.logmein.com and VMWare Player to remotely access multiple Operating Systems on one box. The performance for that (which has zero dedicated hardware it's all software based) is pretty good. I'd imagine with dedicated hardware like this it would be super awesome. After I get some sleep I'll go back and check out the PDF Spec Sheet. I'll let you know if I have any additional comments.
Well those solutions are for basic access to a computer. When they compared PCoIP vs remote desktop you can see that there is a lot less lag, I would just like to know if anyone has experience with it, and more specifically if its possible to use a laptop instead of a portal.
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Portal is required as it is a hardware interface. Also, it will probably cost more than your laptop. This tech isn't really for home users.
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