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Topic # 98613 2-Mar-2012 20:21
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Wiring up a new house and trying to work out how to achieve the following:


PC connected via LAN

Cat 6 cables run to another room in which there will be a TV screen


How can I use the centralised PC on a remote room TV screen - ideally using a wireless keyboard?  As mentioned, I have 4 available Cat6 runs back to the data cabinet (network switch/patch panel). 

Am assuming I will need to have a wireless keyboard (with a built-in track pad) IR emitter/transmitter coming out of one of the Cat6s.   Also I need to be able to use the remote PC as one of the sources on the TV.

Thoughts/suggestions appreciated.

Thanks           

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  Reply # 589629 2-Mar-2012 23:03
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The all-in-one option is KVM over IP.

If you have only one tv - then USB over cat6 + DVI over cat6 adapters.

Last choice is a low power PC (or mini mac) next to the tv and a remote desktop client or remote virtualisation client. Some of the remote virtualisation clients support multimedia/games.

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