Dell Moves Forward With Project Ophelia Cloud Device

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1-Dell's Device Offers Big Possibilities in a Small Package
2-Connecting Ophelia to a Display
3-Making Room for a MicroSD Card
4-Making More Connections
5-Powering Dell's Ophelia
6-Giving the Device a Name
7-A Peek Inside the Device
8-Ophelia Will Rival Google's Chromecast
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Dell Moves Forward With Project Ophelia Cloud Device

By Jeffrey Burt

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Dell's Device Offers Big Possibilities in a Small Package

Dell's Project Ophelia device is a bit larger than a traditional USB memory stick, but it is designed to give users access to their entire PC environment.

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Connecting Ophelia to a Display

The Wyse Cloud Connect can be connected to any display via the device's HDMI/MHL connector.

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Making Room for a MicroSD Card

The Micro SD slot enables customers to use a microSD memory card.

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Making More Connections

Ophelia will come with a mini USB 2.0 host port.

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Powering Dell's Ophelia

The device includes a micro USB OTG (On the Go) port, which can be used with the HDMI cable to power it up.

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Giving the Device a Name

For months now, the device was referred to by its code name, Project Ophelia. The FCC documents finally brought an official name to it: Wyse Cloud Connect.

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A Peek Inside the Device

Users will be able to leverage Dell's Wyse software to remotely access and manage files, stored on PCs, servers or mobile devices through virtualization technology from VMware, Citrix Systems and Microsoft's Hyper-V.

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Ophelia Will Rival Google's Chromecast

Google in July rolled out Chromecast, a $35 dongle that plugs into a high-definition TV and streams content to the TV via a smartphone, tablet or PC that is running Android, Microsoft's Windows OS or Apple's iOS. The Wyse Cloud Connect has some differences, but a similar goal.

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