Invision Requirements

The success of your web-based events depends on making it seamless, and the best way to do that is to ensure that your attendees, presenters, and staff meet the minimal – but important – Invision requirements.

System Requirements

Requirement Microsoft® Windows® Apple® Macintosh®
Versions Supported: Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP, SP2
Windos 2000, SP4
OS X 10.6
OS X 10.5 (Intel or PPC G5 or G4)
OS X 10.4 (Intel or PPC G5 or G4)
Browsers Supported: Internet Explorer 6.x and above
Firefox 1.5 and above (recommend Java)
Safari™ 2.0 and higher
Firefox 1.5 and above
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.x or higher
Processor Speed: 1 Ghz or higher 1 Ghz or higher
Memory (Minimum): 128 MB
256 MB or higher recommended
1 GB for Microsoft Vista
256 MB
512 MB or higher recommended
Bandwidth Required: 56Kbps
256Kbps recommended (minimum DSL)
56 Kbps
256 Kbps recommended (minimum DSL)
Display (Minimum): 1024x768 or higher, with 16-bit color 1024x768 or higher, with 16-bit color
Native Data Transport: HTTPS with AES over port 443 HTTPS with AES over port 443
Required for Viewing Recordings: Adobe Flash Player 9.x Adobe Flash Player 9.x

Feature-Specific Requirements

Requirement Microsoft® Windows® Apple® Macintosh®
Internet Audio (VoIP)          Full duplex sound card
Speakers (headset recommended)
Microphone with noise cancelling
100 Kbps available bandwidth
HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
Best performance over UDP 11730
Full duplex sound card
Speakers (headset recommended)
Microphone with noise cancelling
100 Kbps available bandwidth
HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
Best performance over UDP 11730
[Please note that we do not support Internet Audio, Webcam Video, or Recording Playback on PowerPC machines]
Video Webcam (to send video)
1.3 Ghz or higher processor speed
1 GB Memory (RAM)
100 Kbps available bandwidth
HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
Best performance over UDP 11730
Webcam (to send video)
1.3 Ghz or higher processor speed
1 GB Memory (RAM)
100 Kbps available bandwidth
HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
Best performance over UDP 11730
[Please note that we do not support Internet Audio, Webcam Video, or Recording Playback on PowerPC machines]

 

Invision Server Requirements for Installed Edition

You can install Invision within your own environment on a single server or on multiple servers. For either scenario, to deliver a reliable service to your users we recommend that your servers meet the following requirements. These requirements have been validated by Invision throughout the development and testing of the server architecture.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2

  • 3-GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB RAM (2GB RAM for over 500 concurrent users)
  • 150 MB hard disk space
  • 100 Mb Network Interface Card (NIC) supporting TCP/IP
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or 6.0
  • Remote mail server (for email invitations and reminders) or local SMTP
  • SQL Server 2005*, Invision embedded database or MySQL (5.0)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 or higher (.ppt format needed)

 

Bandwidth-related Features & Requirements:

  • Data transport is native HTTP on port 80; firewall and proxy server friendly
  • Voice and video on either UDP 11730 or HTTP 80

*Due to double-byte character needs, SQL Server 2000 is not supported for Invision 10.