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System Requirements

Here are the minimum and recommended hardware, software, and network specifications required to effectively run the OpenEye Web Services (OWS) platform.

Web Client

When connecting to OWS through a web browser (whether connecting to Live and Search via the OWS Video Player or Web Connect).

 

NOTE: 4K monitor resolutions are currently supported in the Web Client and Console if the hardware supports it.

Minimum Requirements

  • 64-bit Windows® 10 or 11, macOS
  • 6th Generation Intel® Dual Core™ i3 processor (or equivalent)
  • 8 GB system memory
  • 1366 x 768 minimum display resolution
  • Latest versions of Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera, Mozilla Firefox or Edge
  • Broadband internet connection (25 Mb/s download, 5 Mb/s upload)

Recommended Requirements

  • 64-bit Windows® 10 or 11, macOS
  • 6th Generation Intel® Quad Core™ i7 (or better)
  • AMD Radeon RX590
  • 8 GB system memory
  • 1920 x 1080 (1080p) optimal display resolution
  • Latest versions of Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera or Edge
  • Broadband internet connection (25 Mb/s download, 8 Mb/s upload or better)

Desktop Client (Command Station)

Minimum Requirements (up to 1 monitor)

  • 9th Generation Intel Dual Core i3 processor (or equivalent Xeon®
  • 8 GB system memory
  • Video decoding: Intel UHD graphics 630 onboard (1 GB video memory)
  • Network connection (gigabit or 300mbps or greater WiFi required for megapixel)
  • 64-bit Windows® 10 or 11 with DirectX support
  • 1366 x 768 minimum display resolution
  • 1 GB of available disk space

Recommended Requirements (up to 4 monitors)

  • 12th Generation Intel Octa Core i7 processor (or equivalent Xeon®)
  • 16 GB system memory
  • For quad monitor: NVIDIA Geforce RTX 3060 (2 GB+ video memory)
  • Network connection (gigabit required for megapixel)
  • 64-bit Windows® 10 or 11 with DirectX support
  • 1920 x 1080 (1080p) optimal display resolution
  • 1 GB+ of available disk space

Server Software (Apex)

Operating System Requirements

  • Windows® 10 Professional 64-bit
  • Windows® Server 2012/2016/2019 64-bit

Hardware Configuration Based on Channel Count

Channel Count CPU Memory Multi-Drive Storage Throughput
1-24 i3 4 GB Single Drive 100 Mbps
25-64 i5 8 GB JBOD 300 Mbps
65-80 i5 16 GB JBOD 300 Mbps
81-96 i7 16 GB JBOD 300 Mbps
97-128 i7 16 GB RAID 5 400 Mbps

Virtual Machine Requirements

Minimum Requirements

(up to 250 Mbps throughput) 

  • VMWare ESXi 6.7 or Hyper-V 5 (Windows® Server 2012 R2)
  • Intel® Xeon® Silver or higher
  • 4 cores
  • 8 GB virtual RAM
  • 1 GbE network connection
  • SATA
  • Windows® 10 64-bit or newer or Windows® Server 2012/2016/2019 64-bit
  • SSD

Hardware Requirements

  • Intel® 4th to 11th Generation i3, i5, i7 or equivalent Xeon®
  • 4-16 GB of memory based on channel count
  • 1-2 GbE Network Adapters

I/O Throughput for Apex

  • Single-drive 100 Mbps
  • Multi-drive JBOD 300 Mbps
  • 400 Mbps with appropriate RAID card
  • IP audio supporting G.711 codec at 64 Kbits and AAC codec based on camera configuration

Recommended Requirements

(up to 400 Mbps throughput)

  • VMWare ESXi 7.0+ or Hyper-V 6 (Windows® Server 2016)
  • Intel® Xeon® Silver or higher
  • 4 cores with an additional core for every 16 channels
  • 16 GB virtual RAM
  • 1 GbE network connection
  • RAID5+ iSCSI/SAS attached
  • Windows® 10 64-bit or newer or Windows® Server 2012/2016/2019 64-bit
  • SSD

Spot Monitor System

Minimum Requirements

  • 6th Generation Intel® Quad Core i5 processor (or equivalent Xeon®)
  • 4 GB system memory
  • Video decoding: Intel HD 530 graphics (1GB video memory)
  • Network connection (gigabit required for megapixel)
  • 64-bit Windows® 8.1 or 10 with DirectX support
  • 1366 x 768 minimum display resolution
  • 200 MB of available disk space

Recommended Requirements

  • 7th Generation Intel® Quad Core i7 processor (or equivalent Xeon®)
  • 8 GB system memory
  • Video decoding: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2 GB video memory)
  • Network connection (gigabit required for megapixel)
  • 64-bit Windows® 8.1 or 10 with DirectX support
  • 1920 x 1080 (1080p) optimal display resolution (or up to 4K)
  • 200 MB+ of available disk space

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