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 USERS SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Included Users 5 10 10 10 10 10
Maximum Users 25 50 100 25 100 1000+
SYSTEM FEATURES SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Browser-based
Instant Messaging Optional Optional Optional
Archive Search
E-Mail Alerts and Notifications
User Roles and Permissions
Custom Columns
Blacklisted Word and Content Filters
iPad Support
Accessible Anywhere
NRCS FEATURES SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Assignment Manager
News Wires Optional Optional
Contacts and Groups
Included Teleprompter Device* Optional
Scripts Timing Estimation
Paperless Scripts
Timing and Production Cues
WORKFLOW SUPPORT SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Story-Centric Workflows
Idea-Centric Workflows
Rundown-Centric Workflows
SOCIAL AND WEB FEATURES SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Included Accounts 10 100 100 100 100 100
Publishing
Playlists
Polling
Content Scheduling
INTEGRATION FEATURES SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
OverDrive QuickTurn
XPression Transcode
SUPPORTED SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB PLATFORMS SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Facebook
Twitter
Youtube
Flickr
Instagram
Mass Relevance / Spredfast
Wordpress
RSS
Burst Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
Sina Weibo Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
Brightcove Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
MOS SERVICES SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
Ross MOS Device Interfaces
Third Party MOS Device Interfaces Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
MOS Status
MOS Placeholders
MOS Object Browser
MOS ActiveX Support IE 9+ IE 9+ IE 9+ IE 9+ IE 9+
MOS HTML5 Plug-in Support
MOS Uplink to Existing Newsroom
MANAGEMENT FEATURES SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
LDAP / Active Directory Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
User Rights and Management
Support for SSL Encryption
HTTP Proxy Support
Redundancy Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
DATABASE SUPPORT SOCIAL LIVE NEWS
Academic Express Standard Enterprise
PostgreSQL
MySQL Optional Optional Optional Optional
Oracle
SQL Server