The Nivo unit itself measures around 12 by eight by two centimetres. It has no moving parts, but it has ports for ethernet, power, keyboard, mouse and a monitor.Link
It comes with two megabytes of RAM. The next version currently under development will have a USB port, soundcard, local storage capacity, and will be even smaller.
"Essentially, it is about sending pixels over the net," explained Dr Wills.
"With modern ethernet connections, you can get enough performance by sending through compressed pixels."