Editions

The Inception media workflow platform integrates tightly with other Ross products to provide you more production power, flexibility, and a better user experience. In addition, the open architecture of Inception and trusted partnerships with third party partners opens up even more possibilities. Inception allows you to choose from a growing list of manufacturers and devices to complete your newsroom workflow.

CONCURRENT USERSSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Included Users51010101010
Maximum Users2550100251001000+
SYSTEM FEATURESSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Browser-based
Instant MessagingOptionalOptionalOptional
Archive Search
E-Mail Alerts and Notifications
User Roles and Permissions
Custom Columns
Blacklisted Word and Content Filters
iPad Support
Accessible Anywhere
NRCS FEATURESSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Assignment Manager
News WiresOptionalOptional
Contacts and Groups
Included Teleprompter Device*Optional
Scripts Timing Estimation
Paperless Scripts
Timing and Production Cues
WORKFLOW SUPPORTSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Story-Centric Workflows
Idea-Centric Workflows
Rundown-Centric Workflows
SOCIAL AND WEB FEATURESSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Included Accounts10100100100100100
Publishing
Playlists
Polling
Content Scheduling
INTEGRATION FEATURESSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
OverDrive QuickTurn
XPression Transcode
SUPPORTED SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB PLATFORMSSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Flickr
Instagram
Mass Relevance / Spredfast
Wordpress
RSS
BurstOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Sina WeiboOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
BrightcoveOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
MOS SERVICESSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
Ross MOS Device Interfaces
Third Party MOS Device InterfacesOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
MOS Status
MOS Placeholders
MOS Object Browser
MOS ActiveX SupportIE 9+IE 9+IE 9+IE 9+IE 9+
MOS HTML5 Plug-in Support
MOS Uplink to Existing Newsroom
MANAGEMENT FEATURESSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
LDAP / Active DirectoryOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
User Rights and Management
Support for SSL Encryption
HTTP Proxy Support
RedundancyOptionalOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
DATABASE SUPPORTSOCIALLIVENEWS
AcademicExpressStandardEnterprise
PostgreSQL
MySQLOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Oracle
SQL Server