Posted On: Aug 3, 2020

We are pleased to announce the release of NICE DCV version 2020.1 with the following new features:

  • Support for printer redirection on DCV Windows server and client
  • DCV Linux server support for Amazon EC2 6th generation Arm-based Graviton2 instances such as M6g/C6g/R6g
  • Support for RHEL 8 and CentOS 8 on Linux server
  • Stylus support with pressure sensitivity on MacOS and Linux native clients
  • Hardware accelerated decoding and rendering support on MacOS native client
  • Surround sound 5.1 support on Linux server and Linux native client

NICE DCV is a high performance remote visualization protocol that enables users to securely access remote desktop or application sessions, including 3D graphics applications hosted on servers with high-performance GPUs. NICE DCV enables customers to take full advantage of the NVIDIA T4 Tensor Core GPUs present on EC2 G4dn instances.

NICE DCV offers end users a wide range of client devices, including an HTML5 client for web browser access, and native clients for Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. Native clients support up to 4 monitors at 4K resolution each and the Windows client also supports USB redirection for 3D mice and USB storage devices. In addition, NICE DCV helps customers with remote Linux desktops reduce session costs by supporting multiple Linux sessions from a single high performance server. NICE DCV is free to use on Amazon EC2 instances and is the remote visualization protocol used by Amazon Appstream 2.0 and AWS RoboMaker.

For more information, see the NICE DCV 2020.1 release notes or visit the NICE DCV webpage to download and get started with DCV.