[ale] [off topic] Screen Splitter - Wyse Terminal and PC

Alex Carver agcarver+ale at acarver.net
Tue Nov 8 14:36:27 EST 2016

On 2016-11-08 08:32, Sergio Chaves wrote:
> I have a unique situation (disclaimer, I am not a network person :-) forgive the 
> wrong terminologies if any).
> A Wyse terminal (complete workstation - Screen/Printer/Keyboard/Mouse) is 
> connected to the customer network using a VPN. It cannot go "outside"/browse the 
> internet. The customer will not open its network for it.
> We have an online app to deploy and the Manager at the facility prefers not to 
> add a second setup, especially 2 screens as the workstation is small.
> So, the idea is to split (not dual monitor) the screen in two. Using a KVM 
> switch is not an option because of productivity standards; switching 
> back-and-forth will have a negative impact on it.
> I've found options for splitting screens on same type system but not between two 
> different systems (Wyse OS and Windows in this case).
> Is there any device out there that would help me accomplish what I need?
> Thanks in advance for the help.

At best if you can find a video switch that supports picture-in-picture
or video tiling then you can do it.  However the resolution will suffer
greatly and it might not be legible.

If the workstation is small, perhaps adding an arm off to the side would
help otherwise I suspect you're just going to have problems until they
either allow external access or add a second workstation.

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