Jabber Video Requirements

Requirement #1: Desktop or Laptop Computer

  • PC requirements
    • Operating system
      • Windows XP SP2 or later
      • Windows Vista SP1 or later
      • Windows 7
      • Windows 8
    • Processor
      • 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent.
    • Memory
      • 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB preferred.
    • Graphics card
      • OpenGL version 1.3, or OpenGL version 1.2 with the multi-texturing extension.
    • Sound card
      • Any standard sound card (full-duplex, 16-bit or better).
    • Notes
      • On computers with limited processing power and/or memory, Jabber Video will use a lot of system resources, and reduced performance can be expected.
      • On Windows 8, only the classic Desktop user interface is supported.
  • Mac OS X requirements
    • Processor
      • Any Intel processor.
    • Operating system
      • Mac OS X 10.8
      • Mac OS X 10.7
      • Mac OS X 10.7
    • Memory
      • 2 GB RAM minimum, 4 GB preferred.

Requirement #2: HD Webcam

HD webcam recommendations are listed below:

Requirement #3: Computer speakers and microphone or headset with microphone

Note: Some webcams have built-in microphones. Please refer to the webcam’s instruction manual for more information.

Requirement #4: Broadband/high speed internet

  • Use Speedtest.net to check existing connection speed
    1. Browse to www.speedtest.net
    2. Click the “BEGIN TEST” button. The test may take 1-2 minutes to complete.
    3. Observe the results of the test and confirm that speeds are equal to or greater than 3 mbps* upload and 3 mbps* download.

Requirement #5: Cisco Jabber Video Software

  • Software Installation Instructions for Faculty:
    Contact Robert Shields, Online Learning Systems Administrator at rshields@calbaptist.edu for software installation assistance.
  • Software Installation Instructions for Students:
    1. Browse to www.ciscojabbervideo.com
    2. Click the “Get Jabber Video” button.
    3. Complete the registration form and click the “Sign Up” button.
    4. Send your new video address (i.e., username@jabber.com) to the professor that will host the meeting.

Technical Support Information

  • Contact Robert Shields, Online Learning Systems Administrator at 951.343.3922 or rshields@calbaptist.edu for technical assistance.

* = megabits per second


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