Voisus Data Sheet

ASTi’s Voisus platform delivers high-fidelity communications and audio over IP networks to a variety of user interfaces. The platform consists of a Voisus server running Voisus server software. Voisus Client software GUIs can be downloaded to PCs and tablets through the Voisus web interface.


Software Overview & Features

Voisus software consists of server and client software components that provide such high-level features as:

  • Secure web based management (https)
  • Ethernet network based architecture
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Customer Programable Interface
    • HAPI: A HTTP Application Program Interface allows developers to create their own Voisus server web interface for creating exercise scenarios and managing client operators.
    • SAPI: A Streaming Application Program Interface allows developers to create their own apps with streaming data from the Voisus server, such a radio monitor displaying operator receive/transmit states.
    • VRCC Library: The Voisus Remote Control Client (VRCC) library provides an interface for developers to build custom communications client GUIs for PCs and tablets.
  • DIS interoperability

See the Voisus User Guide for additional features.

Voisus Server

Operating System RHEL6.X1
Software Version 5.x.y (i.e. 5.14.0)1
Security Software Version 1.x-y (i.e. 1.24-38410)1
Information Assurance Optional package based on latest STIG requirements

Voisus Client2

Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, RHEL63, RHEL7, SLES11, SLES12
Software Version 5.x.y (i.e. 5.14.0)1

1 Specific version based on customer deliverable(s).
2 Client is available for download from the Voisus web interface.
3 RHEL5 is available upon request.


Hardware Overview

The Voisus server is a dedicated audio processing platform, providing optimized performance and reliability in communications exercises. Contact ASTi for other audio processing options, such as virtual machines and cloud-based servers.

Note: The following specifications apply to the current generation of chassis being shipped. Contact ASTi for details about other configurations.

Voisus Server Specifications

Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)

Server3 47,185.77 hours
Hard Drive 250,000 hours

3 The server MTBF applies to the 1U, 2U and Tower Chassis only.

Chassis Dependent Specifications

Chassis Part Number
1U VSH-XXXXX-2X
  • Dimensions (DxWxH): 25.5"x19"x1.75"
  • Weight: 24.5lbs
  • Power Requirements: 100-240VAC 47-67Hz 8A-4A
Tower VSH-XXXXX-4X
  • Dimensions (DxWxH): 16.5"x16.6"x7.8"
  • Weight: 20lbs
  • Power Requirements: 100-240VAC 47-67Hz 8A-4A
MicroServer VSH-XXXXX-5X
  • Dimensions (DxWxH): 4.6"x4.4"x1.5"
  • Weight: 1lb 3oz
  • Power Requirements: 100-240VAC 50-60Hz 1.5A
2U VSH-XXXXX-6X
  • Dimensions (DxWxH): 20.80"x19"x3.5"
  • Weight: 29lbs
  • Power Requirements: 100-240VAC 47-63Hz 8A-4A

Memory Volatility

The following memory volatility data applies the 1U, 2U and Tower Chassis only.

Volatile

Type Size User Modifiable Function Process to Clear
SRAM 8 MB No CPU Cache Remove Power
Count to 30
Restore Power
DRAM 2-4 GB Yes Temporary Memory Remove Power
Count to 30
Restore Power
SRAM 8 MB No HDD Cache Remove Power
Count to 30
Restore Power
SRAM 2 MB No CD/DVD Cache Remove Power
Count to 30
Restore Power

Non-Volatile

Type Size User Modifiable Function Process to Clear
Flash 64 MB Yes BIOS Settings Remove Power
Remove CMOS Battery
Count to 30
Replace CMOS Battery
Restore Power
Flash 2 MB Yes Ethernet card settings & firmware None
EEPROM 32 KB Yes CD/DVD-ROM Firmware None
EEPROM 1 MB Yes HDD Firmware None

Media

Type Size User Modifiable Function Process to Clear
Removable Variable Yes OS and Program Storage Format

Compatible Devices

Audio Distribution ACE-RIU, ACU2, AI-S, Ashly® Amp

Warranty

ASTi warrants to the buyer and its customers that all items delivered and all services rendered hereunder will conform to the requirements hereof and will be free from defects. In addition to other remedies that may be available at law or in equity, the buyer, at its option, may return to ASTi any nonconforming or defective items or require correction or replacement of the item, all at ASTi’s risk and expense. If Buyer does not require correction or replacement of nonconforming or defective items, ASTi shall repay such portion of the contract price or such additional amount as is equitable under the circumstances.

Warranty period: 12 months from shipment date