Tagged: workstation

Dell Precision 5530 2-in-1, 7530 Mobile Workstation First Look

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis year at NAB Dell has unveiled a precision line of workstations and laptops. If you’re a video creator who needs a high-end workstation, Dell has some new desktops and laptops that will let you create video like never before. These are real workhorses and they will get the job done. Dell Precision 5530 2-in-1 Laptop The 5530 2 in 1 is a mobile workstation is a convertible with Wacom technology built-in. Its portable, but has the power that you need for big jobs. Some features include quad-core processors, AMD Radiant Pro graphics, Vega graphics card with HDR memory, up to 32 GB of memory, a few TB of storage, built-in IR camera, fingerprint reader and more. It will cost you $1400-$1599 when it becomes available. Dell 7530 Mobile Workstation The 7530 model has even more power. This one will replace...

Contour Unimouse WL Ergonomic Mouse Review

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI still use a desktop, so I need a mouse. I also use a laptop and sometimes could use a mouse over the trackpad. The Contour Unimouse is an Ergonomic mouse that I can use wired or wireless, so I can move between computers without issue. About the Contour Unimouse WL This is an ergonomic mouse that can adjust to your hand for more comfort. 6 programmable buttons allow for whatever you need – gaming, video editing, or something else. The 2.4 GHz wireless mouse has a battery life of 3 months (although I haven’t had it that long to test), but does recharge within 2 hours. The Pros of the Unimouse WL Not only is it comfortable, it adjusts quickly for your need. It’s got a smooth movement to it, and it works well with more than one computer. I...

nVidia Grid, Tesla P40, M10 GPU over CPU Performance

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhile at VMWorld, I learned more about nVidia’s offerings for server GPUs. Especially in companies where running and working with graphics is important. Instead of installing an expensive desktop at a person’s workstation, the Tesla series of GPU accelerators can give you the horsepower you need. nVidia Tesla P40 GPU With 24 GB of GDDR5, and a memory bandwidth of 346 GB, the P40 will give performance to high-performance need. Each GPU has 47 Tera-Operations per Second, a server with 8 P40’s will deliver the same performance of 140 cpu servers. nVidia Tesla M10 This board allows for up to 64 users at a time, or 128 with 2 boards per server. Utilizing 2560 CUDA cores (640 per GPU), programs such as AutoCAD, Photoshop, Autodesk MAYA, ArcGIS, and more will deliver without buying another desktop machine. nVidia at VMWorld 2017 (the...

HP Z1 G2 All-In-One Workstations for Powerful Editing

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhile at NAB 2015, I checked out the powerful Z desktops and the Z1 G2 All-in-one workstation. This is a 27-inch touchscreen all-in-one. Inside is an Intel – i3,i5, i7 or Xeon E3 processor – DDR3 non-ECC RAM at 1866 MHz, Intel or NVidia graphics and more. The HP Z1 G2 is easy to open to fix or replace parts. Simply slide it down, and open the top up from the latches in the front. The hydraulic arms keep the unit from crashing down. Green tabs show you where you unlock-and-pull to take out hard drives, memory, fans, and more. Other features include an internal USB for wireless mice or any special dongles that need to be locked up. Speaking of locks, a Kensington lock option not only keeps the workstation on the desk, but also prevents unauthorized users from opening...

HP Z1 All in One Workstation for Minimal Space Video Editing – NAB 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHP showed off two high-end video production machines at NAB this year. The Z820 and the Z1 All-in-one workstation. Dan Bennett guided us through this Z1 workstation with the all-in-one form factor. Some great highlights included the ease of opening this all-in-one system, hydraulics so you don’t close the case too quickly and the optimization for thermal and acoustic performance. The HP Z1 ranges from a Core-i3 all the way to a Xeon processor. Other features – MXM Thermal card video processing, an internal USB so you can put the software key dongle into the computer and lock it so someone can’t steal the dongle. Pro Tools iLock license dongle would be a good example. If you don’t need that, you can put in a wireless keyboard or Bluetooth USB connector. Pricing for the Z1 starts at $1700 (Core i3 with integrated graphics)....

Switching from Mac to Windows: Ryan Brown on HP Z1 Workstation – NAB 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSRyan Brown is a filmmaker who was an Apple fan. Within the last year he decided that Apple prodcuts are not for him – especially in creating video. He needed scalability, he needed upgradability and most important, he needed reliability. That is why he switched to HP. Ryan tells his story to Andy McCaskey at NAB and how the HP Z1 workstations can overpower what any apple computer can do.

Penclic: A Mouse Shaped like a Pen – CES 2012

Penclic: A Mouse Shaped like a Pen – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s simple as that. Penclic is a mouse that is shaped like a pen, it stands on it’s own. To use it, hold the pen-mouse like you would a pen. Buttons are available at your fingertips. You also get extra buttons for programmable functionality. If you are one of those people who stand more at your workstation, Penclic will really show the difference. Most of the time, the counter is too high for you to really use the mouse properly.For those who draw, this might be a good solution to the high priced tablet drawing systems. Get Penclic at Amazon Penclic is a rechargeable device. Wireless is $89 – there is a corded version for $79. Interview by Andy McCaskey of SDRNews for the TechPodcast Network.

John Obeto Interviews Nigel Church on Client Virtualization – HP Technology Forum

John Obeto Interviews Nigel Church on Client Virtualization – HP Technology Forum

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTurning a workstation to the cloud can be scary, but it has it’s advantages. Using Microsoft and VMWare, as well as VDI, you can sit back and be assured you have a safe and easy environment. John Obeto of Absolutely Windows interviews Nigel Church of HP about virtualizing a client machine. Nigel talks about how you can have a controllable desktop for anyone around the world. Dedicated blades creating multiple desktops. With 2 reference architecture through VMWare and Citrix, using the Flex10 technology, there is no cabling in the back and no need to get multiple teams involved. One administrator for Client Virtualization. Sponsor: Hold your meetings online for just $49 a month Try GoToMeeting free. Find out how to increase your Social Media – Social-Media-interviews