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System Requirements

The following are the minimum technical requirements for schools interested in participating in the ITSS Project:

  1. Students will need to have one-to-one access to a computer and earphones. The network connections should support all the students using the system concurrently. You would need to have internet connections with a JavaScript and Flash-enabled version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.
  2. The laboratories must have broadband internet connections.
  3. The following requirements are grouped by Windows and Macintosh.
  4. Apple/Macintosh or Windows environments can be used. The following requirements are grouped by Windows and Macintosh.

Windows Users:

  • Recommended Browser: Google Chrome (download latest version) or Mozilla Firefox (download latest version)
  • Flash Plugin Version 11.4+ (download latest version)
  • Recommended RAM: 1 GB
  • Video Card (dedicated GPU)
  • Speakers/Earphones
  • Maximum memory settings for Browsers
  • If firewalls are used in the network then bandwidth tests must be completed to enable large files to be transferred over the network efficiently.

Macintosh Users:

  • Recommended Browser: Safari (download latest version)
  • Flash Plugin Version 11.4+ (download latest version)
  • Recommended RAM: 1 GB
  • Video Card (dedicated GPU)
  • Speakers/Earphones
  • Maximum memory settings for Browsers
  • If firewalls are used in the network then bandwidth tests must be completed to enable large files to be transferred over the network efficiently.