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Openterface Mini-KVM

by: Apr 23,2024 942 Views 0 Comments Posted in Engineering Technical

Video & Cameras Keyboards & Input Devices Crowdfunding Project

Openterface Mini-KVM is a plug-and-play tool that connects via HDMI for display and USB for emulating keyboard/mouse (HID) signals. The usage of Openterface Mini-KVM is straightforward; install the accompanying host application on the host, and then dynamic headless control can be initiated.

By using Openterface Mini-KVM, users can directly control headless target devices such as mini PCs, kiosks, or servers from a laptop or desktop computer without the need for additional keyboards, mice, and displays.

Control Your Devices Anytime and Anywhere

Openterface Mini-KVM can provide assistance to IT professionals needing to troubleshoot servers, developers managing multiple tests on edge computers, tech enthusiasts hacking single-board computers, or anyone simply looking to tidy up their workspace.

Features & Specifications

  • Host App Compatibility: Currently supports macOS, with support for Windows and Linux in development.
  • Plug-and-Play Convenience: Enables rapid use without software installation or configurations on the target computer.
  • Network Independent: Offers stable and fast headless control via HDMI and emulated keyboard/mouse (HID) input, free from network dependency.
  • Portable: Its compact and lightweight design makes it the perfect tool for professionals on the go.
  • Full HD with Low Latency: Captures video via HDMI at a 1920x1080 resolution at 30 fps, with under 140 milliseconds of latency. With an adapter, it can also support VGA, Micro HDMI and DVI video sources.
  • Audio Integration: Captures and plays the target device’s audio directly on the host computer.
  • BIOS-Level Access: Provides direct access to the target device’s BIOS for firmware updates and startup management.
  • Clean Setup: Leaves no software on the target computer.
  • Switchable USB Type-A Port: This allows you to toggle USB access between the host and the target, ideal for sharing a USB stick without replugging.

This project is going to crowdfund on CrowdSupply, check Openterface Mini-KVM for more info, and welcome to support it if you are interested.

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