System requirements for Stratocast™ - Stratocast™

Stratocast Integrator Guide

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Stratocast™
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2020-06-04

For Stratocast™ to run efficiently in your web browser, the device on which you use Stratocast™ must meet certain software and hardware requirements.

Software requirements

The following software is required to run Stratocast™ web client:
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5.1
  • Cookies and JavaScript must be enabled in the web browser that you are using.
  • If using Internet Explorer, do not use Compatibility View mode with Stratocast™. In Internet Explorer, click Tools > Compatibility View settings and make sure that Stratocast™ is not a listed website.

Stratocast™ is compatible with the following operating systems and web browsers.

Operating system Supported browsers
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11
  • Mozilla Firefox version 52 or later
  • Google Chrome1
  • Google Chrome Mobile1
  • Microsoft Edge1
Mac OS 10.5.7 Apple Safari 6

1Monitoring

When accessing the Stratocast™ Monitoring preview page (HTML5 video player) from a browser other than IE or Safari, you are loading a preview version of the page which currently supports the following functions:
  • Live video
  • Playback video
  • Export to vault
  • Adding bookmarks
  • Digital zoom
  • Recall last used tile pattern (save previous session information)
  • Quad view panoramic
  • Fisheye panoramic
NOTE: Microsoft Silverlight 5 is not required for the Monitoring preview page to work.

Hardware requirements: workstations

The following table lists the minimum hardware requirements to run Stratocast™. These requirements are based on the supported operating systems and software requirements.

Platform Minimum requirements
Windows
  • x86 or x64 (64-bit mode support for Microsoft Internet Explorer only)
  • 1.6 GHz processor
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 driver
Macintosh
  • Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz processor
  • 1 GB of RAM or more
IMPORTANT: The minimum screen resolution for the web client is 1024 x 768.

NAS requirements

  • Although you can add any model of NAS volume, only those that appear in Stratocast™ have been certified and are fully supported. If you want to add an NAS volume that is not displayed in the supported devices list, you must first get approval from Axis and Genetec Inc. For more information, contact sales@stratocast.com.
  • Make sure the NAS device that you want to use supports the creation of multiple volumes within a single NAS, as opposed to only being able to create multiple shared folders on a NAS volume.

The following minimum hardware is required to optimize the recording and the storage of video files on your NAS. For detailed requirements about your specific device, refer to the product documentation that is provided by your device manufacturer.

Hardware Minimum requirements
Processor (CPU) Intel Atom 1.6 GHz
Memory (RAM) 512 MB DDR2/DDR3
Hard disk drive (HDD) Enterprise class SATA @ 7200 RPM hard drives
Network interface controller (NIC) Gigabit Ethernet