Emerald® DESKVUE

Build a Custom KVM-over-IP User Workspace to Access
up to 16 Physical and Virtual Systems

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Increase Situational Awareness, Improve Efficiency, and Maximize Productivity

In a completely new concept in KVM over IP, the award-winning Emerald DESKVUE receiver allows users to create a personalized workspace where they can simultaneously monitor and interact with up to 16 preferred systems — physical, virtual, and cloud-based — of their choice. DESKVUE connects to distributed physical systems, virtual machines via PCoIP ultra, H.264/265 sources, and Virtual Network Computing (VNC). 4K/5K video on 1 to 4 screens provides a high amount of concurrent information with instant mouse switching between sources, eliminating former hotkey errors.

Ideal for control room environments, the Black Box DESKVUE receiver ensures instant, error-free switching between systems with a simple mouse click and enables free positioning of system windows across four 4K screens, including one ultra-wide 5K curved monitor, while providing unique source information for each connected system. DESKVUE with AV WALL feature set means DESKVUE can become your video wall controller and is fully integrated with the KVM system, which simplifies setup and reduces equipment required.


Emerald DESKVUE Features & Benefits

With DESKVUE, users can customize the placement and size of individual screens to maximize work efficiency. This all-in-one-box solution eliminates the need for multiple systems or an expensive equipment integration, saves time, streamlines processes, and improves productivity.


Create Custom Workspaces

Users tailor their workspace by connecting a single keyboard, mouse, USB 3/2 devices, audio, and up to four 4K/5K monitors.


Connects to Physical and Virtual Machines

Connects to physical systems via Emerald transmitters; virtual machines using RDP, PCoIP, PCoIP ultra, H.264/265 sources; and VNC.


Maximizes Efficiency

Users can customize the placement and size of individual screens to maximize work efficiency.


Supports High Resolutions

Handles resolutions up to 5120 x 1440 on DisplayPort, 3840 x 2160 via HDMI, and supports curved monitors.


Compatible with All Emerald KVM and Boxilla®

Integrates with Emerald Unified KVM and the Boxilla KVM manager for device configuration, monitoring, and authentication.


Comprehensive System

Unlike solutions created out of complex and costly equipment integrations, DESKVUE is one small box that does it all, simply and securely over IP.


Improves Situational Awareness

With flexible, concurrent access to more than a dozen systems, all within view and easy reach, users maintain complete situational awareness to act instantly.


Eliminates Constant Switching Between Systems

Users no longer need to spend 40% to 50% of their time switching between systems and monitoring when tasks are complete or when a system requires interaction.

Video Walls

Video Walls

Simplify setup and reduce equipment required as AV WALL adds video wall support.

Typical Application

Emerald DESKVUE integrates perfectly into an Emerald Unified KVM over IP system to deliver remote user access to multiple physical and virtual systems.


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Securely Streamline your Workspace Chaos with One Keyboard, One Mouse, and Multiple Screens

Danny Bax, Manager of the Black Box Technical Support Center, walks us through how the Black Box Emerald DESKVUE solution provides a clean, powerful, and silent desk experience.

DESKVUE effectively manages multiple PCs, screens, and peripherals. It enables users to relocate their PCs and video sources to a technical room, leaving just one keyboard and mouse on the desk. DESKVUE allows users to manipulate and display 16 sources across up to four screens while accessing various applications, using a single mouse. This KVM-over-IP solution can integrate seamlessly within secure networks. Additionally, DESKVUE serves as the foundation for our new EmeraldAV WALL solution, a two-by-two video wall.


Customer Success Stories

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