Technical Requirements

Mornings Across America Minimum Technical Requirements

Internet Connection

An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE). Minimum bandwidth is 600kbps (up/down) and recommended is 1.5 Mbps (up/down). Check your Internet bandwidth using Speedtest.

Camera

A webcam – one that connects to your computer via USB. Not the one built into a phone, tablet, or computer.

Here are a few higher quality USB camera, here are a few we recommend:

Microphone

A microphone –Preferably a decent XLR mic connected to an audio interface like a Focusrite Scarlett. However, a USB plug-in mic will work.

Headphones

Built-in headset jack from laptop or desktop. Even if your laptop or desktop has speakers, you must plug in a headset so that the sound from the speakers does not cause an echo. Any headset with a 3.5mm plug will plug in.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
  • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Mint 17.1 or higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
  • Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher
  • CentOS 6.4 or higher
  • Fedora 21 or higher
  • OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher
  • ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Phones and Tablets

We prefer you use a laptop or desktop computer but if you must use a smartphone or tablet, make sure your headphones and microphone work at the same time. iPhone users, AirPods or the set that came with your phone will work.

  • Windows: IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari5+
  • Mac: Safari5+, Firefox, Chrome
  • Linux: Firefox, Chrome

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