Live Online System Requirements

These sessions use virtual meeting technology over the Internet. Learners and trainers are logged on simultaneously and use communication, collaboration, and applications sharing technology. In addition, Voice Over IP technology allows participants to talk with each other and the instructor through a small microphone plugged into the sound card on their computer.

Live Online System Requirements
    Laptop or Desktop Computer (BigBlueButton does not run on mobile or tablets)
  • at least 2G of memory
  • at least a 1Ghz processor
    Recommended Browsers
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
    • Supported Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer
    • Apple Safari
    Additional Requirements
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Network connection minimum of least 0.5 Mbits/second upstream and 1 Mbits/second downstream for participants (check bandwidth using speedtest.net).
  • Speakers or headphones attached to your computer

Please visit BigBlueButton's detailed requirements page for more in-depth information.

A microphone or headset with microphone is recommended, but not required. Students without a microphone contribute to conversations through text chat.

For more information about the technical requirements, contact Amigos Training Support, learning@amigos.org or 800-843-8482, ext. 2829 (972-851-8000 in the Dallas area).