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Remotely connect your tablet, laptop or even a thin client to the powerful workstation PC

back in the office so you can work on graphics or compute intensive projects from anywhere. 

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2020 Engineering 

Emmy Award Winner

ZCentral Remote Boost has helped the media and entertainment industry transition to a new way of working. By providing remote access to advanced computing, editors, artists and other creative professionals can now create and collaborate from anywhere.

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SETUP WITH ZCENTRAL REMOTE BOOST IS EASY

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Setting up your own device to tap into another?
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Setting up your team to access a Z device?
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Download one of the receiver options.

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Download the receiver and sender options. Our software is included on Z.1

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Purchase a sender license and download a receiver option for each local device.

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Receiver (for local PC)

Windows Receiver

Linux Receiver

Mac Receiver

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Receiver (for local PC)

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Linux Receiver

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Software Support

Latest Version Release: ZCentral Remote Boost 20.2.1.8637


Service and support for RGS expired March 31st, 2021

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THE POWER OF Z FROM ANYWHERE

Introducing the latest pro-grade solution that harnesses the power of a Z workstation. 

Give your power users the performance boost they need to tackle their most demanding, graphics-intensive projects from anywhere. 

Formerly known as Remote Graphics Software (RGS)–the same software with more capabilities.

  • TURN YOUR DEVICE INTO A Z

    Now, with our revolutionary software, your power users can get a transformative remote experience. Give them fast responsiveness and image quality, even with film editing and big data visualizations¹.

  • PRO-GRADE COLLABORATION

    Our proprietary remote collaboration technology allows global teams to work together in real time, even on 3D models. It's easy––they simply invite others to join their session.

  • SECURELY ACCESS YOUR DATA

    Regardless of what's sent over the network, your information is always encrypted. ZCentral Remote Boost transfers pixels only, so your data remains locked down on the world's most secure workstations².

FEATURES

WACOM® SUPPORT

Compatible with Wacom® displays and tablet devices, enabling creative professionals with pen input for digital workflows.11

ADAPTIVE RESOLUTION

Power users and those they remotely collaborate with can dynamically resize the content to match the resolution of the device they're working on, or match it to the centralized hardware they're tapping into3.

4K⁴ & MULTI-DISPLAY

SUPPORT

ZCentral Remote Boost supports 4K⁴ and multi-display setups, so your users can have the flexibility to work from almost any end-point device1.

GRAPHICS HARDWARE ACCELERATION

Achieve optimal performance, even with low network bandwidth. With Advanced Video Compression (AVC), the pixels being sent over the network are compressed to improve your frame rate5.

HP VELOCITY

Break free of your network limitations with HP Velocity. Our software improves interactivity  in wide area networks and increases network traffic tolerance, for solid performance even over poor connections.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Our software is compatible with most desktop operating systems including Windows, macOS and Linux®.1 No need to install any extra drivers or app updates for supported operating systems.

REMOTE USB

With local control and access, you can virtually attach or block a USB device to a remote system7.

SOFTWARE

INCLUDED1

You don't need any additional infrastructure costs to start working and collaborating remotely. ZCentral Remote Boost is free on all Z devices.1

A NEW WAY TO CO-CREATE

HP ZCentral Remote Boost and NVIDIA Omniverse™

 

Working on a multi-software project remotely? With NVIDIA Omniverse you can co-create simultaneously – rendering a 3D design in Maya while a teammate edits in After Effects. And now with ZCentral Remote Boost technology, you have the power of the Omniverse to collaborate remotely from anywhere.

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EXPLORE OUR INTEGRATED SOLUTION

Learn more about HP ZCentral, the world's only single-source remote workstation solution8.

For the first time ever, get Z performance in a high-density 1U footprint with HP ZCentral 4R – the world’s most powerful 1U Rack Workstation.10

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Disclaimers

 

  1. HP ZCentral Remote Boost Sender does not come preinstalled on Z Workstations but can be downloaded and run on all Z desktop and laptops without license purchase. With non-Z sender devices, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. ZCentral Remote Boost Sender for non-Z Hardware requires a license and Windows 10, RHEL/CentOS (7 or 8), or UBUNTU 18.04 or 20.04 LTS operating systems. macOS (10.14 or newer) operating system and ThinPro 7.2 are only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.

  2. Based on HP’s unique and comprehensive security capabilities at no additional cost among desktop workstation vendors as of January 2017 on HP Desktop Workstations with 7th Gen and higher Intel® Processors.

  3. Resolution matching on Linux® may require additional X-server setup. Scaling the Sender desktop on the end-point, receiving device is only available on HP ZCentral Remote Boost 2020.

  4. 4K display for 4K resolution sold separately.

  5. Hardware-accelerated encoding is supported on certain CPU configurations on the Sender devices and is only supported on Windows and Linux® end-point, receiving devices. Not supported on macOS.

  6. Windows 10 is required on the receiving, end-point device for all Windows and Linux® applications.

  7. Not all USB devices supported. Remote USB is supported on Windows and ThinPro Receivers and Windows Senders. See user guide for more on USB devices.

  8. Based on workstation OEMs that design, develop, and support both the hardware and software for centralized workstations to enable remote graphics as of October 2019.

  9. The 60-day free trial of HP ZCentral Remote Boost is available for non-HP sender devices. At the end of the free trial period, the software will cease to function. To continue using HP ZCentral Remote Boost, purchase of perpetual individual license or perpetual floating license per simultaneously executing versions and purchase of ZCentral Remote Boost Software Support is required. ZCentral Remote Boost requires a license and Windows 10, RHEL/CentOS (7 or 8), or UBUNTU 18.04 or 20.04 LTS operating systems. macOS (10.14 or newer) operating system and ThinPro 7.2 are only supported on the receiver side. Requires network access. The software is available for download at hp.com/ZCentralRemoteBoost.
  10. Based on HP internal analysis of 1U racked workstation processor, graphics, memory, and power supply as of July 2020.

11. Wacom® devices sold separately.

 

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