Specifications

System Requirements

iNEWS SERVER  
OS 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Standard Edition. One copy is required for each server.
CPU Dual 1.6 GHz processor minimum, quad processors recommended
RAM  
1 GB RAM per logical CPU minimum, 2 GB RAM per logical CPU recommended
Hard Drive 300 GB minimum, 500 GB recommended; RAID 5 with four or more disks recommended. Software RAID not supported
Com Port Functional COM1 Port required
Network Cards Two Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Certified network cards. Mirror NIC and switch configured for 4500 MTU (Jumbo Frames). House NIC and switch configured for 1500 MTU
DVD-ROM Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Certified DVD-ROM drive
Other Flash-backed cache or battery-backed cache option required
Red Hat Compatibility* Available from Bugzilla
* Avid will integrate only iNEWS servers that are Red Hat Enterprise Linux certified.
WEB CLIENT SERVER  
OS Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 or 6.0
CPU 2.8 GHz processor
RAM 1 GB RAM
Required Services Apache 2.0, Tomcat 5.0, JK 2 connector, & Oracle Java 1.5
WEB CLIENT*  
Qualified browsers Safari 6 or later, Chrome on Windows 7 or later, IE 9 with Chrome Frame plug-in on Windows 7
* Requires MediaCentral | UX client license.
MOBILE CLIENT*  
Android Devices Mobile devices running Android OS 4.1.x or later
iOS Devices Mobile devices running iOS 6.x, 7.x, or 8.x
* Requires MediaCentral | UX client license.
CLIENT WORKSTATION PC  
OS Microsoft Windows 8.1, 8, or 7
CPU 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
DATA RECEIVER  
OS Windows Server 2012 R2
CPU 2.5 GHz processor
RAM 1 GB RAM
MOS GATEWAY SERVER*  
OS Windows Server 2008 R2 
CPU 2 GHz processor
RAM 1 GB RAM
Other Internet Explorer 6.0 with Java VM Version 5.0.3810 (or higher)
Supported Devices See list of integration partners  
* A single MOS Gateway supports a maximum of 2 devices.
FAST TEXT SEARCH SERVER  
OS Windows Server 2008 R2
CPU Quad-core 2.0 GHz processor
RAM 3 GB RAM or more
Disk Controller IDE supported, RAID supported
Hard Drive 32 GB or larger, 7200 RPM or faster
Network Card Gigabit Ethernet card
NETWORKING COMPONENTS  
Mirror Hub or Switch  Gigabit Hub or Switch (8 port or higher) for mirror network
TELEPROMPTERS  
WinPlus AutoScript (Preferred Supplier)
US: +1-203-338-8356
Europe: +44 207 538 1427
Email: sales@autoscript.tv
QMaster QTV/ Autocue
US: +1-212-929-7755
Europe: +44 208 665 2992
Email: sales@qtv.com
WinDigi Portaprompt Ltd
Europe: +44 (0)1494 450414
Email: info@portaprompt.co.uk