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Technical Requirements

Hardware and Software Requirements

Hardware Requirements
PC Mac
2.8 GHz Intel Pentium IV processor or greater Intel processor
1 GB of RAM, 2 GB or greater recommended 1 GB of RAM, 2 GB or greater recommended
High-speed Internet connection (8Mbps DSL / Cable or greater recommended) High-speed Internet connection (8Mbps DSL / Cable or greater recommended)
USB Headset with a built-in microphone* USB Headset with a built-in microphone*
Webcam** Webcam**
Software Requirements
PC Mac
Windows 7 or 10 Home / Pro*** (Limited support for Windows 8) Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)+
Web browser - Firefox, Internet Explorer 8.0+ Web browser - Firefox, Safari
Windows Media Player
Microsoft Silverlight 2.0+
RealPlayer 16 (Limited use)
Flip4Mac or VLC Player
Microsoft Silverlight 2.0+
RealPlayer 10 through SP (Limited use)
Adobe Reader Preview
Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word (2007 or newer) Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word (2008 or newer)
Blackboard Collaborate Luncher* Blackboard Collaborate Launcher*

*Required for Classroom LIVE.
**May be required for some Classroom LIVE courses.
***Windows 10 S is not supported at this time.


Configuration Test Links

Please use the following links to test that your system configuration is compatible with each video format.

Classroom Online

Format: Sample:
Panopto View Sample
Windows Media Player (w/Silverlight) View Sample
Windows Media Player (Stand Alone) View Sample
Ensemble View Sample

Classroom LIVE

Classroom LIVE Sample Recorded Session:  View Sample Session


Distance Education Technical Support Contacts

E-mail: indetech@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-4211
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  EST

Click here to view a complete list of Distance Education technical support contacts.