Here is a list of the full technical requirements of the VEDAMO virtual classroom:

Internet connection speed requirements

  • For sessions with one teacher and one student (only two people in the room):

High quality video/audio

Upload speed: 384 kbps. (60 packets per second (pps))

Download speed: 384 kbps. (60 pps)

Low quality video/audio

Upload speed: 196 kbps. (40 pps)

Download speed: 196 kbps. (40 pps)

  • For sessions with one teacher and more than one student (more than two people in the room):

High quality video

Upload speed: 384 kbps (60 pps)

Download speed: 640 kbps (100 pps)

Low quality video

Upload speed: 196 kbps (40 pps)

Download speed: 320 kbps (60 pps)

  • Additional speed requirements apply while using the using the screen sharing feature:

High quality video

Upload speed: + 500 kbps (+ 40 pps)

Download speed: + 500 kbps (+ 40 pps)

Low quality video

Upload speed: + 300 kbps (+ 20 pps)

Download speed: + 300 kbps (+ 20 pps)

For one hour 1:1 session every of the participants will need approximately:
upload: 130 MB
download: 130 MB

For an hour session with more the two participants:
(for teacher)
upload: 130 MB
download: 130 MB

(for student with teacher`s individual video and mosaic)
upload: 130 MB
download: 242 MB

(for student, only with teacher`s individual video or mosaic)
upload: 130 MB
download: 130 MB

(only for student with audio)
upload: 130 MB
download: 18 MB

Normally a video connection needs around 112 MB per hour and an audio connection 18 MB per hour.

Additionally the screen sharing will need  112 MB per hour.

If you upload files, play audio and video, load content on the whiteboard or use the chat you will have need a bit more, depending on the file size and chat traffic.

Operating system

Windows 7, Linux (Ubuntu 13.04), Mac OS X (10.9)

Web browsers

It is recommended that you Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera (most recent versions). We do support and Microsoft Edge (v.17 and above). You can also use Internet Explorer (11 or later) or Safari (desktop) after installation of the WebRTC plugin. You can see more about that here.

Screen resolution

Recommended 1366 x 768px or higher

CPU

Recommended Dual-core 2.1 GHz (models similar to Intel Core i3 or equivalent AMD CPU or newer) or higher

Operating memory (RAM)

Recommended 2 GB or more

Web camera

In-built or external

Microphone and headsets

NOTE: It is possible to get some acoustic feedback while using loudspeakers and/or a built-in microphone.

That’s is why we recommend making sure that you have a headset ready before entering the room.

NOTE: The above requirements only apply to using the Virtual Classroom on our platform. However, our learning management system and other web-based services do not require the above. Instead, you can use them with all of the most popular web browsers running on current versions of Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android or iOS. Any hardware capable of supporting one of the above current OS versions is also capable of running our services.

 

Screen sharing

Only the Google Chrome browser supports the screen sharing functionality in the virtual classroom. Before using it, you need to install the browser extension VEDAMO Screen Sharing that you can download here. In case you are using a browser other than Google Chrome (Mozilla Firefox, Opera), you will still be able to see a participant’s shared screen. However, you will not be able to share your own.

Mobile devices

The VEDAMO Virtual classroom can also be accessed on Android mobile devices with Android 5.0 + Chrome and Apple iOS + Safari 11 or higher. Screen resolution should be at least 854х480 and only the latest Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari browsers are supported.

For further questions, please contact us at support@vedamo.com

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