On Display Now – Can a Thin Client Really Run a Multi-touch Monitor?


HP will showcase thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7 WS7P SKU at TechEd, Microsoft’s leading technical learning event this week in Orlando. What’s new? The ability to run multi touch-enabled displays with HP thin clients! This is part of HP’s support for touch with Windows Embedded Standard 7 WS7P SKU. This is very exciting for thin clients powering digital signage and kiosks, especially for customers looking at developing multi touch applications across devices for banking and retail self-service scenarios. The HP t610 Flexible Thin Client and Windows Embedded Standard 7 WS7P SKU combine for a demonstration in booth # 111.


6 11 image 1.jpgHP has already made a great case for using thin clients in businesses such as medical offices, call centers and schools – or anywhere people work with a common set of applications or programs. Thin clients are lean versions of PCs with only a kernel of an operating system, just enough to allow users to use them to connect to data on a server or in the cloud. A thin client doesn’t have a hard drive so nothing can be downloaded, making computing over thin clients very secure.


The HP t610 Flexible Thin Client now offers enhanced security and more control thanks to features that Windows Embedded Standard 7 WS7P SKU, such as Microsoft DirectAccess a way to connect to company assets without a Virtual Private Network, as well as Windows AppLocker, Windows Defender and Anti-Malware.


HP’s virtualization portfolio includes traditional zero clients, HP’s Flexible Series, as well as a new all-in-one thin clients that run all three major protocols, including Microsoft RemoteFX. You can also see HP thin clients in the RemoteFX-certified Pavilion at TechEd.


So, IT managers – want to jump start your digital signage or kiosk strategy? Want to manage, secure and control thin clients running Microsoft’s virtualization protocol RemoteFX? Do it with HP thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7 WS7P SKU– see you at TechEd!


Check out the video below for a look into HP's new technology:


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